Seminar Empirical Macroeconomics (Master/PhD)

  • Name of the course: Seminar Empirical Macroeconomics

  • Instructors: Prof. Dr. Dieter Nautz, Prof. Dr. Mathias Trabandt

  • Time: Every Thursday (except on Tuesday Nov 20) during the fall/winter term, 2.15-5.15pm

  • Location:  Lecture Hall 108a, Garystr. 21 (except on Nov 20: Lecture Hall 102, Garystr. 21)

  • The schedule can be found here 

  • ECTS: 9

  • English description of the course:

This seminar is geared toward students who are at the beginning of their second or third year. The seminar aims to help students kick-starting their first research project respectively first research paper. The seminar offers students a forum to present and discuss their first own research project. Presentation of early stage research projects or research ideas is encouraged. Extensive feedback will be provided. Active participation in all weekly meetings is mandatory. Students who wish to obtain ECTS credits are required to write a research paper about the topic of their presentation. After grading the research paper, students will receive feedback from Prof. Nautz and Prof. Trabandt about the research paper and recommendations on how to proceed with their research agenda towards their dissertation.

  • Literature: will be announced during the seminar

  • Exam: research paper