Research Seminar Applied Microeconomics

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Thursday, 02:00pm to 03:30pm
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Online until further notice

This seminar is geared toward PhD students who are at the beginning of their second or third year and who specialize in the field of applied microeconomics, in particular, in empirical work striving to identify causal effects (e. g, by applying quasi-experimental methods). The seminar aims to help students kick starting their first research project respectively first research paper. This course offers students a forum to present and discuss their first own research project. Presentation of early stage research projects or research ideas is encouraged. Active participation in all weekly meetings is mandatory. Extensive feedback will be provided on the research project, including recommendations on how to proceed with their research agenda towards their dissertation. The seminar will be also devoted to questions concerning the writing of papers (e.g., abstract and introduction).

Information on how to attend the online course will be available on FU's Blackboard. Please email to to get access.

To register for the seminar, you will need to send an e-mail including an extended abstract (< 450 words) of your (planned) research project/paper to

Please register no later than October 29, 2020!

Fall 2020
Freie Universität Berlin