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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

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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

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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.

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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
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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
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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

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.

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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
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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.
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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
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Contact

Ruhr Graduate School in Economics
Michael Kind
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung e.V.
Hohenzollernstraße 1-3
45128 Essen
Germany


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