Participants will explore and discuss a variety of transmission mechanisms of monetary policy. Students are expected to deliver a seminar paper (in English) and participate in the general discussion (in English or, if helpful, in German).
16th ofFebruary, 12:00 (am) Preliminary Meeting, Kaminzimmer (Boltzmannstraße)
General introduction; discussion of proceedings; introduction to topics. Students must fill out an application form during the meeting.
Until 24th of March 2006
Students will be informed of their topics for the seminar paper via email.
Until 1st of April
Students have to propose an outline of the paper and discuss it with their advisor. Note that this is also the final date to register for the seminar.
Deadline for submission of seminar papers is the 15th of May 2006!
9th of June 2006
Seminar presentations and discussion (“Blockveranstaltung”)
Skills in monetary economics (for instance, classes visited) will be taken into account. A maximum of 20 students will participate.
The list of topics can be previewed here. As a rule, more than one student will work on a topic. The allocation of topics will be based on students’ preferences. Students will be informed about their topic by email early in the semester break.
Seminar papers are to be submitted in English. Presentations and discussions should also be in English. Of course, students may switch to German during discussions whenever helpful.
The deadline for submission will be at the 15th ofMay 2006 (see above). Two hard copies (stapled) of the paper should be submitted as well as a PDF file (preferably, Word otherwise).
Final grades will be reflecting the grade received on the seminar paper as well as participant’s achievements in their presentation, their discussion of other papers, and their contribution to the general discussion.