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2019

15th Ruhr Graduate Summer School

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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

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    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

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      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

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        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

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          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

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                  RGS Mini-Lecture by Prof. Fitzenberger on Quantile Regression

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

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                  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.

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                  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

                  For more information:

                  2005 - 2010

                  Young Scientist Award 2010

                  The Research Schools of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) are pleased to announce the NRW Young Scientist Award 2010 for outstanding scientific publications resulting from doctoral research.

                  The International NRW Research School “Ruhr Graduate School in Economics (RGS Econ)” participates by awarding a prize of € 1,500 for an excellent publication in one of the following reasearch areas: Theoretical and applied Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics.

                  For application details please refer to www.young-scientist-award.de.

                  Application deadline: September 30, 2010.

                  Awards 2010 FlyerAwards 2010 Poster

                  6. Ruhr Graduate Summer School in Economics

                  "Energy and Climate Policy Modeling with GAMS and MPSGE"
                  University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen
                  March 15-19, 2010

                  Instructors:

                  • Prof. Dr. Christoph Böhringer, University of Oldenburg, Germany
                  • Prof. Dr. Volker Clausen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
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                  3rd RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics

                  Ruhr University of Bochum, Veranstaltungszentrum
                  February 11-12, 2010

                  Keynote Speaker:

                  • Prof. Dr. Hans-Olaf Henkel, former President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI)

                  The public speech (in German) is titled "Aufwärts, aber wie - finden Politik und Gesellschaft einen dauerhaften Weg aus der Krise?"

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                  5. Ruhr Graduate Summer School in Economics

                  "Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Modeling with GAMS and MPSGE"
                  University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen
                  March 23-27, 2009

                  Instructors:

                  • James R. Markusen, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
                  • Volker Clausen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
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                  2nd RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics:

                  Europe in Transition - Demographic Change and Sustainable Development
                  University of Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen (Germany)

                  September 18-19, 2008

                  Keynote Speaker:

                  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Töpfer, former Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), former Federal Minister of Environment, Member of the Board of Sustainable Development of the German Federal Government.
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                  4. Ruhr Graduate Summer School in Economics:

                  "Energy and Climate Policy Modeling with GAMS and MPSGE"
                  University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen
                  September 8-12, 2008

                  Instructors:

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

                  3. Ruhr Graduate Summer School in Economics:

                  "Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Modeling with GAMS and MPSGE"
                  University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen

                  October 8-12, 2007

                  Instructors:

                  • David Tarr, The World Bank, Washington, DC, USA
                  • Sergey Paltsev, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
                  • Volker Clausen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
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                  RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics

                  University of Dortmund
                  February 28, 2007

                  Keynote Speaker:

                  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wiegard, German Council of Economic Experts, University of Regensburg.
                  Call for Papers (PDF)

                  2. Ruhr Graduate Summer School in Economics:

                  "Dynamic General Equilibrium Modeling with GAMS and MPS/GE"
                  University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen
                  March 20-24, 2006

                  Instructors:

                  • Thomas F. Rutherford, University of Colorado
                  • Laurent Cretegny, Ecoplan, Switzerland
                  • Volker Clausen, University of Duisburg-Essen
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                  1. Ruhr Graduate Summer School in Economics:

                  "Introduction to Computable General Equilibrium Modeling with GAMS and MPS/GE"
                  University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen
                  July, 25-29, 2005

                  Instructors:

                  • Professor James R. Markusen, University of Colorado
                  • Jesper Jensen, Copenhagen Economics Professor
                  • Volker Clausen, University of Duisburg-Essen

                  1. Symposium of the Ruhr Graduate School in Economics:

                  "Confronting Demographic Change: Economic Impacts and Policy Challenges"
                  Philharmonie Essen Saalbau
                  December, 2, 2005, 2.30 pm.

                  Speakers:

                  • Prof. Dr. Axel Börsch-Supan, Director of the Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, University of Mannheim
                  • Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dirk Henke, Professor in Finance and Health Economics, University of Technology, Berlin
                  • Prof. Dr. Georg Milbradt, Prime Minister of the Free State of Saxony
                  Program (PDF)Registration flyer (PDF)

                  Contact

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


                  Tel.: +49 (0)201 8149 512
                  Fax.: +49 (0)201 8149 200