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Activities and Events

2019

RGS Jamboree

RGS Econ & RWI
July 15, 2019.

RGS Mini-Lecture "Power Analysis"

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

Details on the content will follow soon.

    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 "Tba"

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

      Details will follow soon.

        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

            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

                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

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                            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.

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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

                            For more information:

                            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
                            More Information (PDF)

                            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