Tehran Institute for Advanced Studies (TeIAS)

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Economics and Finance

Development

For decades, the role of state in economic development has been a central question for policymakers. In the aftermath of Soviet Union collapse in the 1990s, international development organizations...

Development

Saturdays, 2:00-3:30 pm
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Gender Discrimination

In the 1950s, few economists thought of phenomena such as racial discrimination as under their purview. That changed in 1957, when Gary S. Becker, Professor of Economics and of Sociology at the University of Chicago...

Gender Discrimination

July 15th, 2019 - September 30th, 2019
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Financial Economics

We examine an economy in which agents cannot write contracts contingent on future labor income. The agents face aggregate uncertainty in the form of dividend and systematic labor income risk, and also idiosyncratic labor income risk,...

Financial Economics

July 2nd, 2018 - November 9th, 2019
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Computer Science

Statistics

This reading group is formed by a group of volunteers who wish to learn more about statistics.

Statistics

Wednesdays (9:30-12:30)
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Model Learning

We interact with the programs inside cell phones, cars, pacemakers, laptops, … on a daily basis. Software errors within these systems can create devastating and dangerous hazards...

Model Learning

Mondays, Wednesdays, 11-12 (Online on Skype)
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Natural Language Processing (NLP)

The aim of this study group is to lay the foundations for carrying out research. This includes studying the basics of NLP and Machine Learning (mostly Deep Learning), reading papers, and discussing ideas...

Natural Language Processing (NLP)

Wednesdays, 10am-11am (online on Skyroom)
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