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The Summer School addresses PhD students and Post-docs with a strong academic record and a keen interest in policy issues, and staff members of policy institutions.
The annual conference brings together international scholars and researchers of development economics and neighboring fields. Plenary sessions with keynote speakers, and parallel sessions with contributed papers and posters will reflect the current state of research in development economics and...
Industrial Policy and Economic Development - Dr. Adnan Seric, UNIDO The course has three objectives. First, students acquire a thorough knowledge and understanding of key bodies of literature in the field of industrial policy and economic development, including a sense of the leading debates...
In recent years scientific publishing has changed rapidly in response to the growth of the internet. Thanks to the internet, open access to research and data has become much more common. Apart from the increase in access to old forms of research, the internet has given rise to new forms of...
International Trade: Gravity Rules - Thierry Mayer (Sciences Po, Paris, CEPII and CEPR) Syllabus: Day 1 : Introduction Lecture 1: Gravity is nontrivial and true. Lecture 2: First foundations for gravity equations Day 2 : 21st Century Gravity Lecture 3: Ricardian models, theory-consistent...
Economic Growth - Gino Gancia (CREI and University Pompeu Fabra) This course consists of five three-hour lectures on topics in the area of economic growth and technological progress. A first goal of the course is to discuss different theories of economic growth and their relative merits in...
Labor Market Consequences of Globalization - Gordon Hanson (University of California at San Diego) Overview: The course will examine recent empirical and theoretical literature on the labor market consequences of international trade and foreign investment in advanced and emerging economies.
Exchange-Rate Economics - Lucio Sarno (City University, London) This five-day course provides an overview of selected topics in exchange rate economics. The topics covered include: (i) the interest rate parity conditions that underlie exchange rate economics, with a focus on understanding the...
Empirical Methods in Money Macro - Maik Wolters (Kiel Institute for the World Economy) This course deals with the analysis of dynamic, stochastic, general equilibrium models. The focus of this course is on methodological aspects related to the analysis of business cycle models. In particular we...
Economic Development: Asset markets in developing countries - Abhijit Banerjee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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