Statistics Seminar

The Statistics Seminar is a forum in which doctoral students as well as Bachelor and Master students present their current research. The seminar is primarily for students who write their theses at our chair, but also everybody else is welcome to attend the seminar.

Schedule for the Summer Term 2019

The seminar takes place on Wednesday, 16:45h – 17:45h, in room LG 4.109.

15.05.2019 – Matthias Schnaubelt (FAU)
“Machine Learning Model Validation for Locally Stationary Time Series”

29.05.2019 – Alexander Glas (FAU)
“An Empirical Analysis of Survey-Based Macroeconomic Forecasts and Uncertainty”

05.06.2019 (17:30h!!!) – Fabian Waldow (FAU, MSc)
“Financial Machine Learning in Future Markets”

05.06.2019 (18:15h!!!) – Steffen Zierold (FAU, MSc)
“Robuste Portfolio-Optimierung für rangtransformierte Handelssignale”

19.06.2019 (10:00h – 11:00h!!!) – Daniel Perico Ortiz (FAU)
“Measuring and Analyzing Economic Policy Uncertainty in Colombia”

03.07.2019 – Laura Kölbl (FAU)
“Topic Modeling and Topic Quality Estimation”

03.07.2019 – Christian Mühlroth (FAU)
“Noise or News: How to Detect Relevant Weak Signals for Strategic Foresight Automatically”

10.07.2019 – Franziska Hünnekes (LMU München)
Monetary Policy Announcements and Expectations: Evidence from German Firms

17.07.2019 – Christopher Zuber (Universität Heidelberg): Cancelled!
“Improving the Reliability of Potential Output Estimates in Real Time”

24.07.2019 – Denis Baev (FAU, MSc)
“Using Narrative Sign-Restrictions to Identify Different Oil Price Shocks”


Please contact our office ( if you want to schedule a presentation in the seminar or if you have general questions about the seminar.