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Call for papers

Applicable Semiparametrics

11-12 October 2013

Last modified: Feb 10, 2014 1:30 pm

Special issue

A special issue in the journal Computational Statistics for the conference is planned. Details can be seen here.

Conference flyer

Schedule overview (→ Detailed schedule)


Thursday, 10 October 2013

17:00-19:00Registration and Reception (before Heilig-Geist Kapelle)

Friday, 11 October 2013

09:00-09:25Ulrich Kamecke, Wolfgang K. Härdle - Official Welcome Address (in Heilig-Geist Kapelle)
09:25-09:55Enno Mammen (in Heilig-Geist Kapelle)
10:00-12:00 Challenges in finance Complex Models in Non- and Semiparametrics Modelling and forecasting financial time series
12:05-12:35Wolfgang K. Härdle (in Heilig-Geist Kapelle)
12:35-13:30Lunch break
13:30-15:30 Nonlinear time series analysis Open topics Risk Management
15:30-16:00Coffee break
16:00-18:00 Copula Advances in econometric theory and applications Estimation and Variable Selection for Semiparametric Models I

Saturday, 12 October 2013

09:00-09:25Vladimir Spokoiny (in Heilig-Geist Kapelle)
09:30-11:30 Semiparametric estimation and inference: Theory and application Weather and energy analysis Contributed talks I
11:35-12:05Chun-houh Chen (in Heilig-Geist Kapelle)
12:05-13:00Lunch break
13:00-15:00 Applied Statistics Applications in finance Heterogeneity in multilevel- and panel models
15:00-15:30Coffee break
15:30-16:30 Estimation and Variable Selection for Semiparametric Models II Contributed talks II Contributed talks III
16:35-17:05Joel L. Horowitz (in Heilig-Geist-Kapelle)
18:15-xx:00Dinner on restaurant ship

Call for papers

Submission procedere: Full papers must be submitted by email as PDF file to with subject line Conference Paper.


24 May 2013:End of extended period for submission of contributed papers
17 June 2013:Notification of review process of contributed papers
30 June 2013:End of Early bird registration with 200 EUR fee
01 July 2013:Begin of late registration with 300 EUR fee
31 August 2013:End of submission of abstracts of invited talks
31 August 2013:Speakers should have registered and paid the conference fee
16 September 2013:Final submission for title and abstract for a talk
31 December 2013:Final submisson for the Special issue


Registration (click here)
Registered participants (click here)



Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
School of Business and Economics
Spandauer Str. 1
10178 Berlin

Travel directions

The School of Business and Economics is easy to reach from the S-Bahn Station Hackescher Markt (S5, S9 from Schönefeld Airport, S75). Schedules of S-Bahn, U-Bahn (underground), tram and bus can be found at



For accomodation will be a limited numbers of rooms for a special price available at two locations: Park Inn Hotel (Registration Information, Registration Form) and the "The Humboldt University`s Guesthouse"

For further accommodation possibilities see the Accomodation page of the CRC 649.


Conference ChairmenWolfgang K. Härdle (HU Berlin)
Program committee Ying Chen (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Ying Fang (Xiamen University, P.R. China)
Matthias Fengler (Universität St. Gallen, Switzerland)
Jürgen Franke (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)
Wolfgang K. Härdle (HU Berlin, Germany)
Christian Hafner (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
Enno Mammen (University of Mannheim, Germany)
Hizir Sofyan (Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia)
Stefan Sperlich (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Stefan Trück (Macquarie University, Australia)
Local Organizers Sigbert Klinke
Piotr Majer
Andrija Mihoci
Maria Osipenko
Alexander Ristig


Mail address Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
School of Business and Economics
Chair of Statistics
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin GERMANY
Phone+49 (0) 30 2093 - 5630
Fax+49 (0) 30 2093 - 5649


The organizers of the conference do not provide insurance and do not take responsibility for any loss, accident, damage or illness that might occur during the conference, or in the course of travel to or from the meeting site. Participants, therefore, are strongly recommended to arrange their own personal insurance.


CASE - Center for Applied Statistics and Economics
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Spandauer Str. 1
10178 Berlin
Phone: +49(0)30-2093-5630
Fax: +49(0)30-2093-5649