Bavarian Graduate Program in Economics

Courses

The BGPE course program provides doctoral students with a sound knowledge of advanced economic methods and supports them in their own research.

It offers at least five block courses per year. Three core courses take place every year. These core courses are as follows:

They are complemented by courses on varying selected topics from the field of economics such as Labor Economics, Industrial Organization, Health Economics, or International Trade.

The courses are taught by leading international researchers. Each course lasts one week, with lectures in the morning and the afternoon, and is completed by an exam. Including preparation time courses are equivalent to 5 ECTS.

In the following you find information about upcoming courses as well as an overview of previous courses.

Please check the categories on the left for information on participation conditions, and the application process, as well as for detailed information on the single courses.


Courses 2017

Date Topic Lecturer (Probable) application period (Probable) exam date
24.09. - 29.09.2017 Advanced Macroeconomics Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University, Illinois 24.07. - 20.08.2017 20.10.2017
17.09. - 22.09.2017 Labor Economics Florian Hoffmann, Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia 17.07. - 13.08.2017 13.10.2017
10.09. - 15.09.2017 Advanced Econometrics Arthur van Soest, Tilburg University 10.07. - 06.08.2017 06.10.2017
06.08. - 11.08.2017 Advanced Microeconomics Zvika Neeman, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel-Aviv University 05.06. - 02.07.2017 01.09.2017
30.07. - 04.08.2017 Public Economics Wojciech Kopczuk, Columbia University 29.05. - 25.06.2017 25.08.2017
26.02. - 03.03.2017 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University 27.12.2016 - 22.01.2017 17.03.2016

Courses 2016

Date Topic Lecturer (Probable) application period (Probable) exam date
25.09. - 30.09.2016 Advanced Macroeconomics Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University, Illinois 25.07. - 21.08.2016 14.10.2016
14.08. - 19.08.2016 Advanced Microeconomics Zvika Neeman, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel-Aviv University 13.06. - 10.07.2016 02.09.2016
03.04. - 08.04.2016 Empirical Trade and Regional Economics Thierry Mayer, Sciences Po 10.02. - 17.03.2016 22.04.2016
28.03. - 02.04.2016 Migration Economics Hillel Rapoport, Paris School of Economics 11.02. - 13.03.2016 15.04.2016
28.02. - 04.03.2016 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University 02.01.2016 - 24.01.2016 18.03.2016
21.02. - 24.02.2015 Academic Writing Natalie Reid, Albuquerque, New Mexico 22.12.2015 - 17.01.2016 No exam

Courses 2015

Date Topic Lecturer
20.09. - 25.09.2015 Advanced Macroeconomics Kevin D. Salyer, University of California, Davis
16.08. - 21.08.2015 Empirical Evaluation Methods Petra Todd, University of Pennsylvania
09.08. - 14.08.2015 Advanced Microeconomics Zvika Neeman, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel-Aviv University
19.07. - 24.07.2015 Advanced Econometrics Arthur van Soest, Tilburg University
22.03. - 27.03.2015 International Trade Peter Neary, University of Oxford

Courses 2014

Date Topic Lecturer
21.09. - 26.09.2014 Market Design Simon Loertscher, University of Melbourne
07.09. - 12.09.2014 Data Visualisation & Health Econometrics Andrew M. Jones, University of York
10.08. - 15.08.2014 Advanced Microeconomics Zvika Neeman, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel-Aviv University
09.03. - 14.03.2014 Advanced Macroeconomics Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University, Illinois
02.03. - 07.03.2014 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University

Courses 2013

Date Topic Lecturer
11.08. - 16.08.2013 Industrial Organization Mauricio Varela, University of Arizona
04.08. - 09.08.2013 Time Series Ulrich Müller, Princeton University
28.07. - 02.08.2013 Advanced Microeconomics Zvika Neeman, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel-Aviv University
21.07. - 26.07.2013 Advanced Econometrics Colin Cameron, University of California, Davis
17.03. - 22.03.2013 Advanced Macroeconomics Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University, Illinois

Courses 2012

Date Topic Lecturer
07.10. - 12.10.2012 Academic Writing & Journal Analysis Natalie Reid, Albuquerque, New Mexico
19.08. - 24.08.2012 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University
29.07. - 03.08.2012 Advanced Microeconomics Zvika Neeman, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel-Aviv University
22.07. - 27.07.2012 Advanced Macroeconomics Kevin D. Salyer, University of California, Davis
10.04. - 14.04.2012 Advanced Microeconomics Robert J. Gary-Bobo, CREST-ENSAE Paris
18.03. - 23.03.2012 Financial Economics Jan Werner, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
11.03. - 16.03.2012 Empirical Strategies Joshua Angrist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
26.02. - 02.03.2012 Economics of Education David N. Figlio, Northwestern University, Evanston,
Richard E. Romano, University of Florida

Courses 2011

Date Topic Lecturer
11.09. - 16.09.2011 International Trade Peter Egger, ETH Zürich
31.07. - 05.08.2011 Advanced Macroeconomics Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University, Illinois
03.07. - 08.07.2011 Public and Political Economics Massimo Bordignon, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan
20.03. - 25.03.2011 Advanced Econometrics Colin Cameron, University of California, Davis

Courses 2010

Date Topic Lecturer
29.10. - 30.10.2010 Quantitative Dynamic Macroeconomics Thomas Steger, University of Leipzig
09.09. - 14.09.2010 Advanced Econometrics Martin Kukuk, University of Wuerzburg
08.08. - 13.08.2010 Mechanism Design Zvika Neeman, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel-Aviv University
23.07. - 28.07.2010 International Trade Gianmarco Ottaviano, London School of Economics and Political Science
07.03. - 12.03.2010 Advanced Macroeconomics Kevin D. Salyer, University of California, Davis
14.02. - 19.02.2010 Advanced Microeconomics Paola Manzini, Marco Mariotti, University of St Andrews

Courses 2009

Date Topic Lecturer
27.09. - 02.10.2009 Empirical Labor Economics Gerard van den Berg, Free University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam
02.08. - 07.08.2009 Empirical Public Finance Kevin Milligan, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
26.07. - 31.07.2009 Frontiers in Econometrics Colin Cameron, University of California, Davis
22.03. - 27.03.2009 Frontiers in Macroeconomics Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University, Evanston
22.02. - 27.02.2009 Frontiers in Microeconomics Paola Manzini, Marco Mariotti, Queen Mary University, London

Courses 2008

Date Topic Lecturer
21.09. - 26.09.2008 Development Economics Thomas Barnebeck Andersen, Finn Tarp, University of Copenhagen
17.08. - 22.08.2008 Applied Health Economics Andrew M. Jones, University of York
20.07. - 25.07.2008 Frontiers in Econometrics Colin Cameron, University of California, Davis
06.04. - 11.04.2008 Frontiers in Microeconomics Paola Manzini, Marco Mariotti, Queen Mary University, London
09.03. - 14.03.2008 Frontiers in Macroeconomics Kevin D. Salyer, University of California, Davis

Courses 2007

Date Topic Lecturer
23.09. - 28.09.2007 Labor Economics Andrea Ichino, European University Institute / University of Bologna
12.08. - 17.08.2007 Frontiers in Macroeconomics Matthias Doepke, University of California, Los Angeles
22.07. - 27.07.2007 Frontiers in Econometrics Martin Kukuk, University of Wuerzburg
09.04. - 14.04.2007 Frontiers in Microeconomics Anke Kessler, Christoph Luelfesmann, Simon Frazer University, Burnaby
18.02. - 23.02.2007 Frontiers in Macroeconomics Andreas Irmen, Free University of Bozen

Courses 2006

Date Topic Lecturer
10.12. - 15.12.2006 International Trade Theory and Policy Wilhelm Kohler, University of Tuebingen
17.09. - 22.09.2006 Industrial Organization Patrick Rey, University of Toulouse I
31.07. - 04.08.2006 Applied Intertemporal Optimization Klaus Wälde, University of Wuerzburg
26.03. - 31.03.2006 Frontiers in Econometrics Martin Kukuk, University of Wuerzburg,
Andy Tremayne, University of Sydney
19.02. - 24.02.2006 Frontiers in Macroeconomics Kevin D. Salyer, University of California, Davis

Courses 2005

Date Topic Lecturer
09.10. - 14.10.2005 Frontiers in Microeconomics Martin Pesendorfer, London School of Economics

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