BERA is a network of seven research institutions in Berlin dedicated to promoting the careers of postdoctoral researchers in economics and adjacent fields. In its five focus areas Recruiting, Research, Networks, Guidance and Skills, BERA offers a wide program to support its members in gaining further qualifications and develop their careers.
Let X be a centered random vector and assume that we want to estimate its covariance matrix. In this talk I will discuss the following result: if the random X satisfies the bounded kurtosis assumption…
The BERA program is supported by the seven BERA institutions: DIW Berlin, WZB, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, ESMT and Hertie School of Governance.
Further support to the group is provided by Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP), DIW Graduate Center, Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics and Management Science, Transregional Collaborative Research Center SFB-TR 190: Competition and Rationality and Berlin Macroeconomics Network. Financial support for BERA is provided by the Leibniz Association through funds from the Leibniz Competition.
Deutsches Institut für Wirschaftsforschung (DIW Berlin) and Wissenschaftszentrum
Berlin für Sozialfoschung (WZB) are Members of the Leibniz Association