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11th BESLab Experimental Economics Summer School in Macroeconomics

Start date: July 1, 2018

End date: July 7, 2018

Basic information

Place: TU Berlin, Strasse des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin

Local organizer: Frank Heinemann (TU Berlin)

Instructors: Gabriele Camera (Chapman University and University of Bologna), John Duffy (University of California, Irvine), Frank Heinemann (TU Berlin), Rosemarie Nagel (UPF Barcelona), and Shyam Sunder (Yale University)

Description

The aim of the summer school is to introduce young macroeconomists to experimental approaches of research. Summer School students will get 5 days of teaching and start their own experimental research projects in groups of 3-4 students. Instructors are Gabriele Camera (Chapman Univ. and Univ. Bologna), John Duffy (Univ. of California, Irvine), Frank Heinemann (TU Berlin), Rosemarie Nagel (UPF Barcelona), and Shyam Sunder (Yale Univ.). Note that summer school students will also participate in the 9th Workshop on Theoretical and Experimental Macroeconomics.

For more information and application procedures, please visit the website https://www.upf.edu/leex/events/bleess_2018/index.html.

How to apply

Further information about the application procedure can be found here. Please apply by using the online tool. Only online applications will be considered.

  • Application deadline: 14 April 2018
  • Admission decisions communicated by: 27 April 2018
Any questions?

Please contact Frank Heinemann.

Applied Microeconomics – Topics and Methodological Approaches

Start date: May 28, 2018

End date: June 1, 2018

Basic Information

Place: Ohlstadt, Hotel Alpenblick, 82441 Ohlstadt

Local Organizers: Florian Englmaier (LMU München) and Joachim Winter (LMU München)

Instructors: Imran Rasul (University College London) and Stephen Ryan (UT Austin)

Description

The aim of this summer school is to introduce Ph.D. students and post-docs to current topics and methodological approaches in applied microeconomics. The instructors, Imran Rasul and Stephen Ryan, are leading experts in these fields.

In addition to attending lectures, participants will have the opportunity to discuss their research ideas with the instructors and their peers in poster sessions and individual meetings. The lectures will be complemented by sessions on research data management organized by the LMU-ifo Economics and Business Data Center.

The Summer School is organized as a cooperation between the EBE Program and the CRC.

How to apply

Applicants must be either Ph.D. Students or early-stage post-docs and should indicate whether they would like to present a poster. There is no participation fee. Hotel reservations will be made by the organizers of the summer school. Members of the CRC may apply for funding through the CRC.

Please apply for the summer school by sending an email to mgse-phd@econ.lmu.de. Interested participants, who are not affiliated to the EBE Program, are required to attach a short (1 page) motivational statement to their application.

  • Application deadline: 13 April 2018
  • Admission decisions communicated by: 20 April 2018
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Any questions?

Please contact Julia Zimmermann.

Econometrics of Panel Data and Network Analysis

Start date: July 31, 2017

End date: August 4, 2017

Basic information

HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, 10178 Berlin

Local organizers: Bernd Fitzenberger (HU Berlin) and Rajshri Jayaraman (ESMT Berlin)

Description

The aim of this summer school is to teach PhD students and Post-Docs current techniques in panel data analysis and network analysis. The instructors, Jeffery Wooldridge and Steven Durlauf, are leading experts in these fields. In addition to attending lectures, participants will have the opportunity to discuss their research ideas with the instructors and their peers via presentations, posters, and individual meetings. The econometrics instruction will be complemented by separate sessions on data management organized by Joachim Winter.

Instructors: Prof. Steven Durlauf (SD, University of Wisconsin, Madison) and Prof. Jeff Wooldridge (JW, Michigan State University, East Lansing)
The Module on Research Data Management will be organized by Prof. Joachim Winter (LMU Munich).
The local organizers are Prof. Bernd Fitzenberger (BF) and Prof. Raji Jayaraman (RJ).
Office hours can also be used by participants to obtain individual feedback on research ideas.

Any questions?

Please contact Prof. Raji Jayaraman.

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