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1st Inaugural International Conference on Econometrics and Business Analytics (iCEBA)

July 15-17, St. Petersburg, Russia
Theme of this year's conference is Modeling Dependence in Econometrics and Business Analytics.
The 1st International Conference on Econometrics and Business Analytics (iCEBA) 2021 invites submissions of papers or extended abstracts in the fields of econometrics and business analytics.

iCEBA 2021 is organized by the Center of Econometrics and Business Analytics (CEBA) at Saint Petersburg State University, Russia.
The Conference will be held from Thursday, July 15 to Saturday, July 17, 2021 in a hybrid format.
iCEBA 2021 will serve as a premier forum to bring together researchers from all fields of econometrics and business analytics with a focus on dependence modeling.

Confirmed keynote and invited speakers include:
Umberto Cherubini (University of Bologna)
Martin Huber (University of Fribourg)
Andrew Patton (Duke University)
Stan Uryasev (Stony Brook University)

Last day of the conference will feature a mini course on causal machine learning delivered by Professor Martin Huber (University of Fribourg).
iCEBA 2021 will feature a wide range of topics in econometrics and business analytics including but not limited to:
Endogeneity in economic models
Dependence in time-series
Robust econometric and statistical inference
Heavy tails and tail dependence in finance
Machine learning methods for dependence modeling in economics and finance
Agent-based methods for dependence modeling in economics and finance
Optimization methods for dependence modeling in economics and finance
Network analysis in economics and finance
Panel methods for economic analysis
Submissions on other topics in theoretical and applied econometrics, quantitative finance, optimization and computer science with applications to business and economics are also welcome.

The conference seeks full papers but extended abstracts of no less than two pages will also be considered.

A special issue of the journal Dependence Modeling dedicated to the conference will consider a selection of full paper submissions for publication.
Important Dates:

Submission deadline: June 1, 2021

Acceptance notification: June 15, 2021

Conference dates: July 15-17, 2021

Special Issue submission deadline: August 18, 2021
Program Committee
Giuseppe Cavaliere (Italy)
Umberto Cherubini (Italy)
Martin Huber (Switzerland)
Rustam Ibragimov (UK)
Alexander McNeil (UK)
Alexey Onatskiy (UK)
Christopher Parmeter (USA)
Andrew Patton (USA)
Artem Prokhorov (Australia)
Alexander Semenov (USA)
Pavel Shevchenko (Australia)
Stan Uryasev (USA)
Organizing Committee
Liudmila Gadasina
Dmitry Grigoriev
Rustam Ibragimov
Alexander Semenov
Anton Skrobotov
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Venue information
Registration should be completed by 01 July.
Registration can be completed at the following link:
Form in Russian
Form in English
Address and contacts
The conference takes place at the Saint Petersburg State University, Graduate School of Management.
Volkhovskiy Pereulok, 3, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Local Contacts: Dr. Ludmila Gadasina +7 921 961-28-38

How to get there?
Closest subway stations:
  • Vasileostrovskaya
  • Sportivnaya
Getting there:
For better navigation download 2gis app. It also shows public transport.
  • Walk from Vasileostrovskaya subway station (about 10-15 min). Exit the Vasileostrovskaya metro station, move along the Sredny prospect of Vasilyevsky Island towards the Makarov embankment. Turn onto Tuchkov Lane, then onto Volkhovskiy Lane.
  • Walk from Sportivnaya subway station (about 15-20 min). Exit to Makarov embankment, go along the Makarov embankment up to Volkhovsky per.
  • Taxi (We recommend Yandex taxi app)
  • Tram from Vasileostrovskaya or Sportivnaya subway station: 6,40.
  • Bus from Sportivnaya subway station exit to Dobrolyubov avenue: 1.
  • Bus from Vasileostrovskaya subway station: 6,24.
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  2. Solo Sokos Hotel Vasilievsky, ****, Vasilievsky Island 8th line, 11-13
  3. Tradition Hotel, ****, Prospect Dobrolyubov 2
  4. Trezzini Art Hotel, ***, Bolshoy Prospect 21 V.O.
  5. Shelford Hotel, ***, Tretya Linia Vasilevskogo Ostrova 26
COVID-19 Information
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