|Current number of participants||28|
|expected number of participants||20|
|Home institute||Volkswirtschaftstheorie und Entwicklungsökonomik|
|Courses type||Lecture in category Teaching|
|First date||Mon , 21.10.2019 08:00 - 18:00|
|Participants||The course is open to Ph.D. students in economics, applied statistics, agricultural economics as well as M.A. students in international economics.|
This course provides an in-depth analysis of current research in selected critical issues in development economics at the graduate level. The course covers topics on methodological aspects of poverty measurement and policy evaluation and presents new directions of research in macro-economic and micro-economic aspects of development. Particular emphasis is given to the use of experimental approaches in research.
Some familiarity with development issues (e.g., Entwicklungsökonomik I, II, or III) as well as background in micro and macro theory and empirical economics is highly desirable. The course is open to Ph.D. students in economics, applied statistics, agricultural economics as well as M.A. students in international economics.
|Learning organization||Room 6.101 Weender Landstr. 3|
Exam / ECTS
In order to earn ECTS credits, each student must present two articles in the tutorials (selected from the literature under the tutorials section) and pass an exam at the end of the course.
* Presentations. Please select the two articles for your presentations from the tutorial list (highlighted in grey) below and state your preferences by email to: email@example.com.
* Exam. The presentation takes place from 8:00-18:00 on 22nd of November 2019 in Waldweg 26, Altbau - PIZ 4484 - 0.705 (Seminarraum) . We will upload exams from previous years to Stud-IP at the end of the lectures so that you are familiar with the format.
Each presentation should be approx. 20 minutes. As a guideline, the grade for the presentation is based on a discussion of:
* Context and background
* Implications and conclusion (your own thoughts about the paper)
Please bring your presentation on a USB stick. We will have a computer and laser pointer and clicker.