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2019

RGS Mini-Lecture "Model-Based Estimation"

RWI Essen
May 21-23, 2018: details tba
Chris Flinn

The Mini-Lecture covers estimation techniques in Labor Economics, Search and Minimum Wages, the Economics of the household and  structural Microeconometrics. Additional Mini-Lecture announcements will follow soon.

    RGS meets German Council of Economic Experts

    RGS Econ
    March 29, 2018: 11:00-15:00
    Bodo Aretz & Wolf Reuter

    Writing a Paper in Economics

    RWI Essen
    March 25, 2018: 11:00-13:00
    Thomas K. Bauer

      15th Ruhr Graduate Summer School

      Details will follow soon

      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
                      More Information (PDF)

                      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