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2020

Summer School "Theorie und Praxis ökonomischer Politikberatung"

- in German -
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Sep 7-9, 2020 -online-
Application deadline: May 24th, 2020
Call for applicatons and further information

    RTG Mini-Lecture "Gravity with Gravitas"

    (on-site if conditions permit, otherwise virtual)

    Mini-Lecture organized by the RTG Regional Disparities and open to RGSians space permitting. Register via Email with Sebastian Kunert sebastian.kunert@uni-due.de 

    Yoto Yotov (Drexel University)
    13 & 15 – 16 July, 9:00 – 17:00, Casino, Reckhammerweg 3, Campus Essen
    14 July, 9:00 – 12:00, WST-A 02.04, Weststadttürme, Essen

    https://www.regional-disparities.de/courses/

    RGS Econ meets German Council of Economic Experts

    online
    June 30, 2020: 13:00-16:00
    Florian Kirsch & tba
    topics: Climate / Corona
    The event is mandatory for RGSians in their first to third years.
    Registration required for all, by June 23rd, 2020:  via  

    How to Behave at Conferences

    Instructor: Thomas Bauer
    June 9th, 2020, 15:00 - 17:00, online lecture

    https://www.regional-disparities.de/courses/

    Registration required:  via  

    How to Write a Paper

    Instructor: Thomas Bauer
    May 26 2020, 14:00 - 16:00, online lecture

    https://www.regional-disparities.de/courses/

    Registration required:  via  

    Mini-Lecture "The Economics of Health Care"

    online
    May 25, May 27, June 3, and June 8, 2020; 15:00 - 18:00

    Instructor: Molly Schnell, Northwestern

    This course provides an introduction to theoretical models and empirical applications in health economics. Topics include the provision and design of health insurance, causes and consequences of provider behavior, and competition in health care markets. There will also be a module on Pollution and Health.

    As all RGS Mini-Lectures, the course is designed for students who have taken a first-year PhD sequence in Economics. Students taking the course for credit will be asked to give a 30-minute, in-class presentation on one paper (papers and presentation dates to be assigned before the first class based on registration).

    syllabus

    Registration required for all, by May 22nd, 2020:  via   , indicating whether you want to take the course for credit

    RGS/PACE SoftSkills Seminar: Voice Training (in German)

    Instructor: Reinhard Pede

    Registration required until May 15th: via    

    Der Kurs besteht aus vier Modulen, je rund eine Stunde mit anschießender offenen Frage-Runde. 

    Modul 1: Freitag, 22.05., 11.00 Uhr
    Modul 2: Mittwoch, 27.05., 15.00 Uhr
    Modul 3: Mittwoch, 03.06., 15.00 Uhr
    Modul 4: Freitag, 12.06., 11.00 Uhr

    Modul 1: Die Stimme fit machen und sich professionell auf das Sprechen vorbereiten. - Ein Aufwärmtraining für die Stimme - Deutlich ist besser als laut (in Deutsch und Englisch) - Die "richtige Stimmlage" - Der Umgang mit Stress und Lampenfieber - Praktische Übungen

    Modul 2: Wie klingt die Stimme lebendig und hörernah- Mentale Techniken zur besseren Vorbereitung der eigenen Präsentation - Souverän und sympathisch wirken - Engagement für die Sache zeigen - Was macht der Körper beim Sprechen? - Praktische Übungen

    Modul 3: Die professionelle Präsentation Und wie kann die Stimme die Interaktion mit den Zuhörenden optimal unterstützen.

    Modul 4: Ein Live-Coaching Ein individuelles Training in realitätsnahem Setting. Hier bekommen alle Teilnehmenden die Gelegenheit, am Mikrofon zu trainieren und ein professionelles Feedback einzuholen.

    Online Research Seminars in Finance

    The seminar series is joint effort of the Finance departments of the Universities of Bonn, Dortmund and Wuppertal as well as WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management.

    Upcoming Seminars
    April 21, 16:00 – 17:15 CEST | Online (Zoom)
    Samuli Knüpfer, Professor of Finance, BI Norwegian Business School
    May 05, 16:00 – 17:15 CEST | Online (Zoom)
    Henri Servaes, Professor of Corporate Governance & Finance, London Business School
    May 19, 16:00 – 17:15 CEST | Online (Zoom)
    Raghavendra Rau, Professor of Finance, University of Cambridge
    June 02, 17:00 – 18:15 CEST | Online (Zoom)
    Ran Duchin, Professor of Finance & Business Economics, University of Washington
    June 16, 16:00 – 17:15 CEST | Online (Zoom)
    Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Professor of Finance, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

    Registration and further information

    Mini-Lecture "Health as Human Capital"

    virtual
    Start: April 21- April 24, 2020; 15:00 - 18:00 daily

    Instructor: Hannes Schwandt, Northwestern

    A form of assesment will be provided for those who wish to take the course for credit. This assesment is likely to be multiple choice exam due a few days after the end of the course. Details will be conveyed to registrants. The course will cover -based also on participants' interests and prior knowledge:

    • a selection of methods from: Regression basics (mandatory); Panel data, fixed effects; Difference-in-Difference; Instrumental variables; Randomized control trials; Regression discontinuity; Why FE, DiD, IV, RCT, and RD are all the same; Mortality and fertility measures; Happiness measures.
    • a selection of topics from: Models of health production; Fetal origins; Wealth-health relationship; Pollution; The health impacts of health insurance; Mental health; Mortality inequality; Fertility; Happiness.

     

    Registration required until April 17th: via   . In your Email, please list three of the above items, for both the categories methods and topics, that you find particularly interesting/important for your research.

    13th RGS Doctoral Conference

    TU Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany 
    Febraruy 18–19, 2020 

    Submission deadline: December 10th, 2019

    Conference website

    2019

    Mini-Lecture "Bayesian Estimation using R"

    RGS Econ, Essen
    September 25–27, 2019

    Instructor: Jan Prüser

    Registration: via 

    Syllabus

    Mini-Lecture Spatial Econometrics

    RGS Econ, Essen
    September 23–24, 2019

    Instructor: Kelley Pace (LSU)

    Registration: via 

    Syllabus

    15th Ruhr Graduate Summer School

    University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen
    September 9–13, 2019

    Instructors:

    Christoph Böhringer
    Volker Clausen

    Program

    Summer School "Theorie und Praxis ökonomischer Politikberatung"

    - in German -
    Ruhr-Universität Bochum
    Sep 5-6, 2019
    Application deadline: April 30th, 2019
    Call for applicatons and further information

      Summer School on Complexity Economics, Behavioral Economics and Data Science

      Ruhr-Universität Bochum
      Sep 2-4, 2019
      Application deadline: April 30th, 2019
      Call for applicatons and further information

        RGS Jamboree

        RGS Econ & RWI
        July 15, 2019.

        RGS Mini-Lecture "Power Analysis"

        RWI Essen
        June 18-19, 2019: details tba
        Nathan Fiala (UConn)

        RWI (Werk 2), 9:00-12:00. Please register until June 13th via mail at helge.braun@rgs-econ.de 

        Syllabus

          RGS Mini-Lecture "Model-Based Estimation"

          RWI Essen
          May 21-23, 2019
          Chris Flinn (NYU)

          The Mini-Lecture covers estimation techniques used in Labor Economics, including search and minimum wages, the economics of the household and structural microeconometrics. Syllabus

          Please register with helge.braun (at) rgs.econ.de until May 6TH, indicating whether whether you are intending to take the course for credit (as indicated in the syllabus)

          A detailed schedule will follow soon.

            RGS Mini-Lecture "Social Learning and Migration"

            RWI Essen
            May 15-17, 2019: details tba
            Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale)

            15.05. in Werk 2 between 13-17h
            16.05. in E-Werk between 9h-13h
            17.05. in Werk 4 between 9h-18h

              Academic Writing Workshop

              RWI Essen
              May 9-10, 2019:
              Natalie Reid

              author of the book "Getting Published in International Journals: Writing Strategies for European Social Scientists" will be giving the course. Mrs. Reid has specialized in academic writing, journal analysis, technical writing. She currently lectures at the University of California, Berkeley for its Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs Program.

              If you are interested in bindingly participating in the workshop, please let us know via Email ( ) latest on March 29th.

              The preliminary schedule for the course is 09:00-17:30.

              Program

                RGS meets German Council of Economic Experts

                RGS Econ
                March 29, 2019: 11:00-15:00
                Bodo Aretz & Wolf Reuter

                Writing a Paper in Economics

                RWI Essen
                March 25, 2019: 11:00-13:00
                Thomas K. Bauer

                  12th RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics

                  Ruhr-University Bochum
                  Veranstaltungszentrum
                  Universitätsstraße 150
                  44801 Bochum, Germany

                  February 19-20, 2019

                  Submission deadline: December 10th, 2018

                  More information:

                  Conference website

                  2018

                  RGS Mini-Lecture "Gender in the Labor Market"

                  RWI Essen
                  December 12-14, 2018: 9:00-12:00 and 13:00-16:00
                  Melanie Khamis, Wesleyan University

                  Office Consultations: Friday,  16:00-17:00 pm
                  All participants are requested to present up to 3 papers in 15 minute in-class presentations. Please check the syllabus and enter your preferences in this doodle by selecting at least three papers (The full bibliographical information can be found in the syllabus). We will announce the allocation on November 17th. For-credit assessment additionally involves a referee report or a short literature review.

                  Registration deadline: November 15th

                    More Information (pdf)

                    RGS Seminar "Career considerations"

                    RWI Essen
                    December 10 2018, 11:00-12:00
                    Melanie Khamis, Wesleyan University
                    Seminar for doctoral students on career considerations (job market, research strategy, networking…)

                    Registration: no

                    RGS Mini-Lecture "Topics in Applied Econometrics"

                    RWI Essen
                    December 05-07, 2018: 9:00-10:30, 11:00-12:30, 14:00-15:30, 16:00-17:00
                    Thomas Cornelissen, University of York

                    Office Consultations: Friday,  16:00-17:00 pm
                    Assessment is in the form of a 30 minute presentation (inclusive 5 minutes for discussion) of one of the papers found in the syllabus. Please indicate your preference for the paper to present in this doodle. (The full bibliographical information can be found in the syllabus). The allocation will be announced  on November 17th.

                    Registration deadline: November 15th

                      More Information (pdf)

                      PACE/RGS Soft-Skills Seminar "Scientific Presentations"

                      Hamm
                      November 9 2018, 10:00-17:00
                      Michaela Hornbostel
                      held in German
                      Registration: until October 15th via

                      PACE/RGS Soft-Skills Seminar "Voice Training"

                      Hamm
                      October 31 2018, 10:00-17:00
                      Reinhard Pede
                      Registration: until October 1st via

                      RGS Mini-Lecture "Programming with Julia"

                      RGS Econ
                      September 18-20, 2018.
                      Tileman Conring, TU Dortmund
                      Registration: until September 1st via

                      14th Ruhr Graduate Summer School

                      "Trade and Climate Policy Analysis with GAMS and MPSGE"
                      University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen
                      September 17-21, 2018

                      Instructors:

                      Christoph Böhringer
                      Volker Clausen

                        More Information (pdf)

                        RGS Mini-Lecture "Using Field Experiments in Applied Research"

                        RGS Econ
                        September 10-12, 2018.
                        Michael Price, University of Tennessee
                        Registration: until September 1st via

                        RGS Jamboree

                        RGS Econ & RWI
                        July 24, 2018.

                        RGS Mini-Lecture "Health Economics"

                        RGS Econ
                        July 09-11, 2018.
                        Nicolas Ziebarth, Cornell University
                        Registration: until July 1st via

                        RGS Mini-Lecture "The Economics of Migration Policies: Theory and Empirics"

                        RGS Econ
                        June 20-21, 2018.
                        Jesús Fernández-Huertas Moraga, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

                        PACE/RGS Soft-Skills Seminar "Presentations in English"

                        Hamm
                        April 26-27, 2018, 9:00-18:00
                        Marcin Cichocki
                        Registration: until March 29 via

                        RGS meets German Council of Economic Experts

                        RGS Econ
                        March 8 2018.
                        Bodo Aretz & Wolf Reuter

                        11th RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics

                        University of Duisburg-Essen (Campus Essen)
                        Glaspavillon (R12 S00 H12)
                        Universitätsstr. 12
                        45141 Essen

                        February 21-22, 2018

                        Submission deadline: December 10th, 2017

                        More information:

                        Conference website

                        2017

                        PACE/RGS Soft-Skills Seminar "Voice Training"

                        Hamm
                        November 16 2017, 10:00-17:00
                        Reinhard Pede
                        Registration: until October 19th via

                        PACE/RGS Soft-Skills Seminar "Presentations in English"

                        Hamm
                        October 26-27, 2017, 9:00-18:00
                        Marcin Cichocki
                        Registration: until October 4th via

                        RGS Mini-Lecture "Bayesian Estimation of DSGE Models"

                        RGS Econ
                        October 23-25, 2017.
                        Alexander Kriwoluzky, University of Halle
                        Registration: until September 30th via

                        RGS Jamboree

                        Glaspavillon, University Duisburg-Essen, Essen
                        October 14, 2017.

                        13th Ruhr Graduate Summer School

                        "Trade and Climate Policy Analysis with GAMS and MPSGE"
                        University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen
                        September 25- 29, 2017

                        Instructors:

                        Christoph Böhringer
                        Ed Balistreri
                        Volker Clausen

                          More Information (pdf)

                          PACE/RGS Soft-Skills Seminar "Kooperation und Konfrontation I & II" (in German)

                          Hamm
                          September 21(I) & 22(II) 2017.
                          (einzeln buchbar, 9:30-16:45)
                          Michaela Hornbostel
                          Registration: until August 30th via

                          RGS Mini-Lecture "Development Economics"

                          RGS Econ
                          July 19-21, 2017.
                          Lori Beaman, Northwestern University
                          Registration: closed

                          RGS Mini-Lecture "Experimental Methods for Program Evaluation"

                          RGS Econ
                          July 17-18, 2017.
                          Nathan Fiala, University of Connecticut
                          Registration: closed.

                          RGS Mini-Lecture "Mechanism Design"

                          RGS Econ
                          June 21-22 and June 29-30, 2017.
                          Benny Moldovanu, University of Bonn
                          Registration: closed

                          10th RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics

                          Rising to Europe's Challenges: The Economic Perspective

                          Technische Universität Dortmund
                          Internationales Begegnungszentrum
                          Emil-Figge-Str. 59
                          44227 Dortmund


                          March 1-2, 2017

                          More information:

                          Conference website

                          RGS meets German Council of Economic Experts

                          RGS Econ
                          January 23 2017.
                          Bodo Aretz & Wolf Reuter

                          2016

                          RGS Workshop "Regional and Urban Economics"

                          RGS Econ and RWI Essen

                          October 26th, 2016

                          RGS Mini-Lecture "Spatial Econometrics"

                          RGS Econ
                          October 23-25, 2016.
                          Prof. Dr. James P. Lasage

                          RGS / Stiftung Mercator / RWI Special Event "Migration and Integration"

                          Stiftung Mercator, Essen

                          October 5th, 2016

                          RGS/RWI Workshop on the Economics of Migration

                          Bildungshotel Bfz-Essen
                          Blücherstraße 1, 45141 Essen
                          September 23-24, 2016

                          More information:

                          Workshop website

                          12th Ruhr Graduate Summer School

                          "Trade and Climate Policy Analysis with GAMS and MPSGE"
                          University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen
                          September 19- 23, 2016

                          Instructors:

                            Christoph Böhringer
                            Ed Balistreri
                            Volker Clausen

                              RGS Mini-Lecture "Discrete Choice and Duration Models"

                              RGS Econ
                              Sept. 5-7, 2016.
                              Dr. Arne Uhlendorff

                              RGS Mini-Lecture "Fiscal policy and Economic Growth"

                              RGS Econ
                              May 23-26, 2016.
                              Prof. Gerhard Glomm

                              RGS Mini-Lecture "Heterogeneous Agent Models"

                              RGS Econ
                              April 28 and June 2, 2016.
                              Prof. Alexander Ludwig

                              RGS Mini-Lecture "Economics of Education"

                              RGS Econ
                              April 25-27, 2016.
                              Prof. David Jaeger

                              9th RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics

                              Universität Bochum
                              Veranstaltungszentrum
                              Universitätsstraße 150, 44801 Bochum
                              February 23-25, 2016

                              More information:

                              Conference website

                              RGS meets German Council of Economic Experts

                              RGS Econ

                              February 12th, 2016

                              2015

                              11th Ruhr Graduate Summer School

                              "Trade and Climate Policy Analysis with GAMS and MPSGE"
                              University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen
                              September 28- October 2, 2015

                              Instructors:

                                Christoph Böhringer
                                Ed Balistreri
                                Volker Clausen

                                  8th RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics

                                  Universität Duisburg-Essen
                                  Glaspavillon, Universitätsstraße 2
                                  45141 Essen
                                  February 25-27, 2015

                                  More information:

                                  Conference website

                                  RGS Mini-Lecture by Prof. Guinanne on Economic History

                                  RWI, Essen
                                  Instructor: Prof. Timothy Guinanne
                                  February 19-20, 2015

                                  More Information

                                  2014

                                  10th RGS Summer School

                                  "Trade and Climate Policy Analysis with GAMS and MPSGE"
                                  University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen
                                  September 29- October 3, 2014

                                  Instructors:

                                  Christoph Böhringer
                                  Ed Balistreri
                                  Volker Clausen

                                  RGS Mini-Lecture by Prof. Jaeger on Economics of Migration

                                  RWI, Essen
                                  Instructor: Prof. David Jaeger
                                  April 22-24, 2014

                                  More Information

                                  RGS Mini-Lecture by Prof. Fitzenberger on Quantile Regression

                                  RWI, Essen
                                  Instructor: Prof. Bernd Fitzenberger
                                  April 2-4, 2014

                                  More Information

                                  7th RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics

                                  Technische Universität Dortmund
                                  Internationales Begegnungszentrum Emil-Figge-Str. 59
                                  44227 Dortmund
                                  February 26-28, 2014

                                  More information:

                                  Conference website

                                  2013

                                  9th RGS Summer School

                                  "Trade and Climate Policy Analysis with GAMS and MPSGE"
                                  University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen
                                  August 5-9, 2013

                                  Instructors:

                                  Christoph Böhringer
                                  Ed Balistreri
                                  Volker Clausen

                                  More Information (PDF)

                                  4th RGS Jamboree

                                  The 4th RGS Jamboree takes place on June 25th at the TU Dortmund. There will be 16 presentations from the RGS students and a social event in the evening.

                                  More Information

                                  6th RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics

                                  Ruhr University of Bochum
                                  Veranstaltungszentrum

                                  Universitätsstraße 150, 44801 Bochum
                                  February 26-28, 2013

                                  For more information:

                                  Conference website

                                  2012

                                  Young Scientist Award 2012

                                  The Research Schools of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) are pleased to announce the International NRW Young Scientist Award 2012 for outstanding scientific publications resulting from doctoral research.

                                  The Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics and Social Sciences (CGS) and the Ruhr Graduate School in Economics (RGS Econ) participate by awarding a prize of € 1,500 in the categorie "Management and Economics" for an excellent publication in in all relevant fields of modern economics and management, covering theoretical and empirical methods in microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, human resource management, marketing, energy economics and other related areas.

                                  Awards 2012 PosterAwards 2012 Flyer

                                  8. Ruhr Graduate Summer School in Economics

                                  "Trade and Climate Policy Analysis with GAMS and MPSGE"
                                  University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen
                                  September 24 - 28, 2012

                                  • Prof. Dr. Christoph Böhringer, University of Oldenburg, Germany
                                  • Prof. Dr. Volker Clausen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
                                  Course Program (PDF)

                                  5th RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics

                                  University of Duisburg-Essen
                                  Gerhard-Mercator-Haus

                                  Lotharstraße 57, 47057 Duisburg
                                  February 27-29, 2012

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                                  2011

                                  7. Ruhr Graduate Summer School in Economics

                                  "Overlapping Regulation in Energy and Climate Policy with GAMS and MPSGE"
                                  University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen
                                  March 28- April 1, 2011

                                  • Prof. Dr. Christoph Böhringer, University of Oldenburg, Germany
                                  • Prof. Dr. Volker Clausen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
                                  More Information (PDF)

                                  4th RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics

                                  TU Dortmund University
                                  Internationales Begegnungszentrum (IBZ)

                                  Emil-Figge-Str. 59, 44227 Dortmund
                                  February 21-23, 2011

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                                  2005 - 2010

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                                  Helge Braun, PhD
                                  Managing Director
                                  Ruhr Graduate School in Economics
                                  RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
                                  Hohenzollernstraße 1-3
                                  45128 Essen
                                  Germany


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