DIW Graduate Center Masterclasses

Graduate Center Masterclasses

Masterclasses are a series of one- or two-day courses on various topics in Economics, organized by the DIW Graduate Center. The target audience consists of graduate students in Economics at Berlin universities and research institutes. The GC Masterclasses are held on an irregular basis at DIW Berlin (about once a month) and are open to all affiliates of DIW Berlin, those of the BDPEMS program, and anyone else upon inquiry. For proposals of Masterclasses please contact Prof. Dr. Helmut Lütkepohl.

The upcoming DIW Graduate Center Masterclasses will be announced in the DIW weekly newsletter and on the DIW website. If you want to participate, please contact Juliane Metzner at for registration. If you have a question, please contact Yun Cao at .

Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58

Room: Eleanor-Dulles-Room (5.2.010)



2016

Program
DateSpeakerInstituteTopicTimeRoom    
18.02.2016
19.02.2016
Haroon Mumtaz Queen Mary University of London Time-Varying VARs and FAVARs. A practical introduction | PDF, 35 KB 14:00-17:30(18.02.)
09:00-12:30(19.02.)
Dulles R5.2.010, DIW
14.04.2016
15.04.2016
Wouter J. den Haan London School of Economics and Political Science Models with Occasionally Binding Constraints | PDF, 181.89 KB 14:00-17:30(14.04.)
09:00-12:30(15.04.)
Dulles R5.2.010, DIW
04.07.2016
05.07.2016
Ulrich Doraszelski Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Dynamic Games: Numerical Methods and Applications | PDF, 104.63 KB 14:00-17:30(04.07.)
09:00-12:30(05.07.)
(04.07)Dulles R5.2.010, (05.07)Schmoller R1.2.026, DIW
21.09.2016
22.09.2016
Joerg Breitung University of Cologne Recent Developments in Panel Data Econometrics 14:00-17:30(21.09.)
09:00-12:30(22.09.)
tba
06.10.2016
07.10.2016
Arthur van Soest Tilburg School of Economics and Management Econometric Analysis of Stated Preferences 14:00-17:30(06.10.)
09:00-12:30(07.10.)
Dulles R5.2.010, DIW
13.10.2016 14.10.2016 Stephen Ryan University of Texas at Austin tba 14:00-17:30(13.10.)
09:00-12:30(14.10.)
tba
07.11.2016
08.11.2016
Jan De Loecker Princeton University tba 14:00-17:30(07.11.)
09:00-12:30(08.11.)
tba

2015

Program
DateSpeakerInstituteTopicTimeRoom
22.01.2015
23.01.2015
Felix Elwert University of Wisconsin-Madison Graphical Causal Models | PDF, 16.83 KB 14:00-17:30(22.1.)
09:00-12:30(23.1.)
Schmoller R1.2.026
30.03.2015
31.03.2015
Carsten Trenkler University of Mannheim Bootstrap Inference in Econometrics | PDF, 16.34 KB 14:00-17:30(30.3.)
09:00-12:30(31.3.)

Dulles R5.2.010

21.05.2015 to 28.05.2015 Johannes Hörner Yale University Recent Advances in Dynamic Games 16:00-20:00(21.05) 09:00-16:00(22.05) 12:00-18:00(27.05) 12:00-14:00(28.05) Spandauer Strasse 1,      R.112[16:00-18:00] &      R.125[18:00-20:00](21.05)
R.112(22.05)
R.21A(27.05)
R.112(28.05)
BDPEMS
26.05.2015 Ross Baldick University of Texas at Austin
Locational Marginal Pricing | PDF, 76.46 KB 09:00-17:00 Schmoller R1.2.026
02.06.2015 03.06.2015 Ulrich Doraszelski University of Pennsylvania Dynamic Games: Numerical Methods and Applications 09:00-12:00& 13:30-15:00(02.06), 09:00-12:00&   14:00-15:30(03.06) Spandauer Strasse 1,            R112(02.06)                         R21A(03.06) BDPEMS
22.06.2015 to 26.06.2015 Steven Gabriel University of Maryland Advanced Methods of Operations Research | PDF, 105.96 KB 08.30-18.00(22.06-25.06) 08.30-14.00(26.06)
8:30-18(22.06) Schmoller R1.2.026
8:30-18(23.06) Friedensburg R2.2.008
8:30-13(24.06) Pigou R1.2.027
13:15-18(24.06) Schmoller R1.2.026
8:30-13(25.06) Schmoller R1.2.026
13:15-18(25.06) Pigou R1.2.027
8:30-14(26.06) Schmoller R1.2.026
06.07.2015 to 10.07.2015 Tilman Börgers University of Michigan Rationalizability and Equilibrium in Extensive Games Spandauer Strasse 1 BDPEMS
13.07.2015
14.07.2015
Nikolaus Hautsch University of Vienna Analysis of High Frequency Data 14:00-17:30(13.7.)
09:00-12:30(14.7.)
Schmoller_R1.2.026 (13.07)  Dulles_R5.2.010 (14.07)

22.07.2015 to 24.07.2015 (Part I)

02.09.2015 03.09.2015 (Part II)
Hans-Martin von Gaudecker University of Bonn Effective Programming Practices for Economists Spandauer Strasse 1 BDPEMS
04.08.2015
05.08.2015
Lutz Kilian University of Michigan Oil Markets and the Macro Economy | PDF, 43.95 KB
14:00-17:30(4.8.)
09:00-12:30(5.8.)
Dulles R5.2.010
13.11.2015 16.11.2015 Federico Ciliberto University of Virginia Inference on Welfare and Market Power in Markets with Endogenous Market Structures | PDF, 63.06 KB 14:00-17:30(13.11) 09:00-12:30(16.11) Schmoller R1.2.026

2014

Program
DateSpeakerInstituteTopicTimeRoom
23.01.2014
24.01.2014
Christian Hafner Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) Volatility Modelling and Risk Management | PDF, 39.97 KB 14:00-17:30(23.01) 09:00-12:30(24.01) R52010
25.02.2014
26.02.2014
Eleonora Patacchini Syracuse University Econometric Aspects of Network Analysis | PDF, 13.91 KB 14:00-17:30(25.02) 09:00-12:30(26.02) R22008
R12026
27.02.2014
28.02.2014
Arnab Bhattacharjee Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh Spatial Econometrics | PDF, 107.05 KB 14:00-17:30(27.02) 09:00-12:30(28.02) R52010
21.03.2014
24.03.2014
Mathias Trabandt BoG, Federal Reserve System Practical Tools for DSGE Modelling | PDF, 93.6 KB 15:00-18:30(21.03) 09:00-12:30(24.03) R52010
R12026
24.04.2014
25.04.2014
Blaise Melly University of Bern Distributional Treatment Effects | PDF, 86.88 KB 14:00-17:30(24.04) 09:00-12:30(25.04) R52010
05.05.2014
06.05.2014
09.05.2014
Eloisa Campioni University of Rome Tor Vergata Beyond Principals-Agent: Advances in Agency Theory varied Room112
Room224
Room112
BDPEMS
23.06.2014
24.06.2014
25.06.2014
26.06.2014
27.06.2014
Sauleh Siddiqui

Jeremy Eckhause
Johns Hopkins University

Rand Corporation
Advanced Operations Research   R12026
30.06.2014
to
11.07.2014
Tilman Börgers University of Michigan Advanced Mechanism Design varied SPA1,R.21 BDPEMS
07.07.2014
08.07.2014
Sudipta Sarangi Louisiana State University Economics of Networks: Theory and Applications | PDF, 20.89 KB 14:00-17:30(07.07) 09:00-12:30(08.07) R12026  
29.09.2014
30.09.2014
01.10.2014
Goyal Sanjeev University of Cambridge The Economics of Networks 09:00-14:00 TBA BDPEMS
09.10.2014
10.10.2014
Rafael Lalive University of Lausanne Evidence-Based Economic Policy | PDF, 81.05 KB 14:00-17:30(09.10) 09:00-12:30(10.10) R52010
30.10.2014
31.10.2014
Frank Schorfheide University of Pennsylvania Bayesian Estimation of DSGE Models | PDF, 84.91 KB 14:00-17:30(30.10) 09:00-12:30(31.10) R52010
21.11.2014
24.11.2014
Stefan Hoderlein Boston University Complex Heterogeneity in Microeconometrics 14:00-17:30(21.11) 09:00-12:30(24.11) R12026
08.12.2014
to
12.12.2014
Martin Peitz University of Mannheim Multi-Sided Platform Markets varied BDPEMS

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2013

Program
DateSpeakerInstituteTopicTime
10.01.2013
11.01.2013
Carsten Trenkler Uni Mannheim Bootstrap Inference in Econometrics
17.01.2013
18.01.2013
Victoria Prowse Cornell University Structural Models of Labor Supply
11.03.2013
12.03.2013
Marco Lippi Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance Factor Models | PDF, 58.98 KB 14:00-18:00(11.03.)
09:00-13:00(12.03.)
 
25.04.2013
26.04.2013
Roland Straub European Central Bank Topics in Macroeconomics: Business Cycle Analysis | PDF, 39.47 KB 14:00-18:00(25.04.)
09:00-12:30(26.04.)
 
23.05.2013
24.05.2013
Sanjay Chugh Boston College Macro-Labor Analysis | PDF, 137.42 KB 14:00-18:00(23.05.)
09:00-12:30(24.05.)
 
06.06.2013
07.06.2013
John H. Rogers US Federal Reserve Board Open Economy Macroeconomics | PDF, 91.41 KB 14:00-18:00(06.06.)
09:00-12:30(07.06.)
 
June 17-21 Jeremy Eckhause Logictics Management Institute Advanced Operations Research | PDF, 20.26 KB R12026  
24.06.2013
25.06.2013
Sauleh Siddiqui Johns Hopkins University Equilibrium Problems and Equilibrium Constraints | PDF, 169.28 KB R52010/12026  
18.07.2013
19.07.2013
Ulrich Doraszelski University of Pennsylvania Dynamic Games: Numerical Methods and Applications | PDF, 128.12 KB 14:00-18:00(18.07.)
09:00-13:00(19.07.)
 
10.10.2013
11.10.2013
Jörg Breitung Uni Bonn Panel Data Analysis | PDF, 233.51 KB 14:00-18:30(10.10)R22008 09:00-12:30(11.10)R52010
31.10.2013
01.11.2013
Daniel Coublucq European Commission Structural Production Function Estimation 14:00-18:00(31.10) 09:00-13:00(01.11)
21.11.2013
22.11.2013
Rainer Winkelmann Uni Zurich Econometric Analysis of Discrete Dependent Variables | PDF, 111.98 KB 14:00-18:30(21.11) 09:00-12:30(22.11)

2012

Program
DateSpeakerInstituteTopic
29/30.03.2012 Juan de Dios Ortúzar Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Discrete choice: Basics, new developments and applications in the transport sector
12/13.04.2012 Michel Juillard Bank of France Bayesian estimation of DSGE models
10/11.05.2012 Marco Caliendo Potsdam University Introduction to Matching and Weighting Estimators
29/30.05.2012 Lutz Kilian University of Michigan The Relationship between Oil Markets and the Macro Economy: Theory and Empirics
07/08.06.2012 John Ham University of Maryland Using duration models for public policy evaluation
18-22.06.2012 Jeremy Eckhause University of Maryland Advanced Operations Research
20/21.09.2012 Gary Koop University of Strathclyde Bayesian Methods for Empirical Macroeconomics
04/05.10.2012 Miklos Koren Central European University Recent Topics in International Trade
10/11.12.2012 Eric Ghysels University of North Carolina Econometrics of Mixed Data Sampling (MIDAS) regressions and related methods

2011

Program
DateSpeakerInstituteTopic
07.01.2011 Peter Wakker Erasmus Univeristy Prospect Theory and Other Models of Choice under Risk and Ambiguity
29.04.2011 Jörg Breitung University Bonn Topics in Time Series Analysis and Forecasting
05/06.05.2011 Magne Mogstad Statistics Norway Beyond Mean Impacts in Empirical Research
20.05.2011 Victoria Prowse University of Oxford Structural Modeling
26/27.05.2011 Walter Beckert University of London Dynamic Econometric Models
16/17.06.2011 Steffen Huck University College London Behavioral Economics and Firms
04-08.07.2011 Steven Gabriel and
Jeremy Eckhause
University of Maryland Operations Research Course
17.10.2011 Matthias Schündeln Uni Frankfurt am Main Experimental and quasi-experimental methods in development economics
19.10.2011 Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln Uni Frankfurt am Main Consumption: Theory and Empirics
04.11.2011 Mathias Trabandt European Central Bank Financial and Labor Market Frictions
10/11.11.2011 Jochen Mankart Uni St. Gallen Heterogeneity and Macroeconomics

2010

Program
DateSpeakerInstituteTopic
29.01.2010 Luigi Guiso European University Institute The Role of Trust and Social Capital in Economic Decisions and Outcomes
22/23.02.2010 Jörn-Steffen Pischke LSE Topics in Regression Analysis
16.04.2010 Jayant Ganguli Uni Cambridge Decision-making under ambiguity and its economic implication
21.05.2010 Dirk Bergemann Yale University Modern Mechanism Design
28.05.2010 Sanjay Chugh University Maryland Theory and Empirics of Optimal Monetary Policy
18.06.2010 Frank Riedel University Bielefeld Investment under Uncertainty: Entry, Real Options, and Irreversibility
12.11.2010 Adeline Delavande University Nova de Lisboa Measuring Expectations and Predicting Choice Behavior

2009

Program
DateSpeakerInstituteTopic
25.09.2009 Michelle Goeree University of Zurich Empirical Industrial Organization: Static Models
20.11.2009 Rachel Ngai LSE Dynamic Optimization
27.11.2009 Jörg Breitung University of Bonn Panel Data Analysis
11.12.2009 Philipp Schmidt-Dengler LSE Empirical Industrial Organization: Dynamic Models