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Research Interests


Microeconometrics

Recent Publications


Published Papers

Iyer, S. and Weeks, M. Social Interactions, Ethnicity, Religion and Fertility in Kenya, (2020) Journal of Demographic Economics (accepted)
Rocha, M., Baddeley, M., Pollitt, M. and Weeks, M. Addressing self-disconnection among prepayment energy consumers: A behavioural approach, (2019) Energy Economics
Doppelhofer, G. and Weeks, M. Jointness of growth determinants, (2009) Journal of Applied Econometrics. reply to comments by Rodney Strachan, Eduardo Ley and Mark F.J. Steel
Doppelhofer, G. and Weeks, M. Jointness of growth determinants, (2009) Journal of Applied Econometrics

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Wu, R., Weeks, M. A Semi-Parametric Bayesian Generalized Least Square Estimator, (2020) CWPE2011
O'Neill, E., Weeks, M. Causal Tree Estimation of Heterogeneous Household Response to Time-Of-Use Electricity Pricing Schemes, (2018) CWPE1865
Corrado, L., Stengos, T., Weeks, M., Ege Yazgan, M. Robust Tests for Convergence Clubs, (2018) CWPE1873
Doppelhofer, G., Moe Hansen, O-P. and and Weeks, M. Determinants of long-term economic growth redux: A Measurement Error Model Averaging (MEMA) approach, (2017) CWPE1702
Iyer, S., Velu, C. and Weeks, M. Divine Competition: Religious Organisations and Service Provision in India, (2014) CWPE1409


Recent Activities


The Economics of Distributed Ledger Technology - Publication Date: 2019-12-19
Faculty of Economics, Cambridge-INET and Fetch.ai are hosting a one day virtual conference on The Economics of Distributed Ledger Technology, on the 28th March 2020. The conference will provide a forum for academics and industry to share perspectives on distributed ledger technology.

Teaching


PI Paper 3 - Introduction to Statistical Inference
PIIB Paper 10 - Lent - Microeconometrics
MPhil R301b Advanced Econometrics II: Cross-Section & Panel Data

PhD Students


Supervisor

Bowei Guo
PhD Title: Essays on Investigating Energy Market Reforms
Research: Empirical Economics, Econometrics, and Energy Economics
Eoghan O'Neill
PhD Title: State-of-the-BART: Simple Bayesian Tree Algorithms for Prediction and Causal Inference
Research: Econometrics, Machine Learning, Energy Economics
Christian Tien
PhD Title:
Research: Causal inference, Microeconometrics, Machine Learning, Factor Models

Dr Melvyn Weeks













University Senior Lecturer

Research Group:
Econometrics

CV: Curriculum Vitae


Contact Details
Email: mw217@cam.ac.uk
Room: 60
Office Hours: Friday 9-10
College: Fellow of Clare College


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