Statistical Methods in Finance 2021

June 27 to July 1, 2021, 2-8pm IST


Spatial Analysis: From the Big Bang to the Frontier(?)

By Anil Bera, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

We will start with a bang, i.e., the big bang. Then after a short prehistory, we will begin at the beginning of spatial analysis, around mid-18th century. The introduction will be at a general level of epidemiology. Then we will discuss the concept of spatial dependence, and slowly move to spatial statistics, spatial econometrics, and finally to spatial urban economics.

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Call for Papers in Sankhya B: Special Issue on Recent Advances in Statistical Finance

The aim of this special issue is to feature research papers on theory, methodology, and applications of models and methods for recent advances in statistical finance. We encourage submissions presenting original works on statistical, computational, and mathematical approaches to modelling and analysis of financial data. Innovative applications and case studies in financial statistics are welcome, especially related to novel methodological challenges in the treatment of big data and high-frequency data.

This special issue will bring together contributions from practitioners and researchers working on different aspects of statistical methods in finance, with methodological interests encompassing, but not limited to, the following domains:

The motivating application areas could be: For More Detail ...

If you are a student and want your paper to be considered for student paper competition, then ask your supervisor to send a mail at, with a particular mention that you were the primary contributor and author of the paper by May 15, 2021.

You must submit your paper by May 15, 2021, to be considered for the competition. Mail your paper at

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