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MAEG PhD student awarded a prize at the XI World Conference of the Spatial Econometrics Association

 

 

MAEG PhD student awarded a prize at the XI World Conference of the Spatial Econometrics Association 

Luís Silveira Santos, a MAEG PhD student and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematics won the "Young Researcher Paper Competition" at the XI World Conference of the Spatial Econometrics Association 2017 (https://economics.smu.edu.sg/sea2017), which took place in Singapore from the 13 th to the 15 th of June.

The prize was for his paper entitled "The inversion of the spatial lag operator in nonlinear models: fast computation and a closed formula approximation", which is part of his MAEG PhD thesis, under the supervision of Professor Isabel Proença.

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