The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), with the generous support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Microsoft GitHub, will hold a tutorial on Digital Economics and Artificial Intelligence for economics graduate students who have completed at least two years of Ph.D. course work. The meeting will take place from 9 AM-5 PM on September 21, 2023 in Toronto, Canada. This will be the single such meeting for the 2023-2024 academic year. It will be organized by NBER Research Associates Avi Goldfarb (University of Toronto) and Catherine Tucker (MIT).
The tutorial will introduce this area of research and provide participants with an opportunity to hear presentations by, and to interact with, research leaders. In addition to a general introduction to the core research topics in the digital economics and artificial intelligence. All attendees must be fully vaccinated.
The NBER will defray a fraction of the hotel costs for students who are invited to attend and who need such accommodations. Students will be expected to cover their own travel expenses. A small number of bursaries are available to students who cannot access funds from their own universities.
To apply to attend the tutorial meeting, please prepare an application of no more than three pages, in a single pdf file labelled with the applicant's name, with the following information:
- Contact information, including email address
- A short description of the course of graduate study pursued and the years of enrollment in the PhD program
- A short description of research interests, any research projects that are in process, and when appropriate, a dissertation title, short description, and listing of committee members.
Please upload applications by 11.59pm EST on Monday July 24, 2023.
Applicants must have completed two years of graduate course work; attendees at past tutorial meetings may re-apply. Applications from students who are from under-represented groups are very welcome.
This is an invitation only event. Registration is required for attendance. Even students who do not need hotel accommodations must apply in order to attend.
Invitations will be announced by early August 2023. Please direct questions regarding this meeting to Denis Healy (email@example.com).