GC Courses

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 Anton Velinov Ph.D.

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 jmetzner@diw.de for registration. If you have a question, please contact Anton Velinov at avelinov@diw.de.

Short Course 2020

Short Courses are several day long intense courses, taught by invited international researchers who are experts in their field. Visit the calendar to see the schedule for the upcoming short courses. To register, please contact Juliane Metzner at jmetzner@diw.de.

Scientific Skills Workshops

Each year, the Berlin School of Economics offers a number of scientific skills workshops that complement the formal training and the writing of the dissertations. These workshops are practically oriented and aim at improving the participants’ skills crucial for doing research, like writing and presenting. They also help to acquire soft-skills. If you are interested in participating please contact Daniela Centemero at dcentemero@diw.de

Graduate Center Minicourses

GC Minicourses are a series of workshops 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 Minicourses are held on an irregular basis at DIW Berlin (about once in two months) and are open to all affiliates of DIW Berlin, those of the BDPEMS program, and anyone else upon inquiry. For proposals of Minicourses please contact Anton Velinov Ph.D.

The upcoming DIW Graduate Center Minicourses will be announced in the DIW weekly newsletter and on the DIW website. If you want to participate, please contact Juliane Metzner at jmetzner@diw.defor registration. If you have a question, please contact Anton Velinov at avelinov@diw.de

Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58

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October 28 - 30, 2020
Graduate Center Masterclasses

Text Analysis: Methods and Applications for Economics and Finance

Speaker: Ruben Durante
Time: Schedule:
10:00-12:00 Theory
14:00-16:00 Theory & applications
16:30-17:30 Python programming

From October 28 - 30, 2020, Prof. Ruben DURANTE (University Pompeu Fabra) will give a 3-day Masterclass.Basic knowledge in Python is needed to attend the courseFor further questions please contact Tomaso Duso (tduso@diw.de).If you are interested in attending the Masterclasses please send an email to Juliane Metzner (jmetzner@diw.de) for registration.

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October 19 - 30, 2020
Graduate Center Short Course

Structural Vector Autoregressive Analysis

Speaker: Helmut Lütkepohl
Location: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Time:
Monday - Friday
09:00-12:30
via WebEx

Syllabus Vector Autoregressive Models Vector Error Correction Models Structural VAR Tools Bayesian VAR Analysis Identification by Short-Run Restrictions Identification by Long-Run Restrictions Inference for Impulse Responses Sign Restrictions Identification by Heteroskedasticity or Non-Gaussianity Identification Based on External Instruments Structural VAR Analysis in a Data-Rich Environment ...

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October 8 - 9, 2020
Graduate Center Minicourses

Machine learning methods for high-dimensional data in Economics

Speaker: Marica Valente
Location: Karl Popper Room
DIW Berlin
Room 2.3.020
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time:
October 8, 14:00-17:30
October 9, 09:00-12:30

Minicourses 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 Minicourses 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 ...

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July 14 - 15, 2020
Graduate Center Masterclasses

International Dimensions of Fiscal Policy

Speaker: Gernot Müller, University Tübingen
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time:
July 14, 14:00-17:30
Anna J. Schwartz Room
July 15, 09:00-12:30
Elinor Ostrom Hall

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 ...

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July 2 - 9, 2020
Graduate Center Minicourses

Structural Models of Job Search

Speaker: Luke Haywood, MCC
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Minicourses 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 Minicourses 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 ...

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May 14 - 15, 2020
Graduate Center Masterclasses

Causal machine learning under unconfoundedness

Speaker: Michael Lechner, University of St. Gallen
Location: ONLINE via Zoom
Room Internet
Time:
May 14, 14:00-17:30
May 15, 09:00-12:30

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 ...

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February 10 - 12, 2020
BSE Scientific Skills Workshops

Writing good texts for academic journals

Location: Francine D. Blau Room
DIW Berlin
Room 3.3.002b
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: Option 1:
Monday, February 10; 09:00-16:00
Tuesday, February 11; 09:00-12:30

Option 2:
Tuesday, February 11; 13:30-17:00
Wednesday, February 12; 09:00-16:00

The Berlin School of Economics is pleased to offer a workshop on writing good texts for academic journals. It is designed for all doctoral students and researchers at the BSE who would like to improve their English writing skills. The training will provide practice and guidelines for improving your writing technique to help ensure clarity, conciseness and coherence. We hired an excellent coach who ...

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January 14 - 16, 2020
BSE Scientific Skills Workshops

Successful Presenting in English

Speaker: Tim Korver
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: Option 1:
Tuesday, January 14, 2020; 09:00-17:00
Wednesday, January 15, 2020; 09:00-12:30

Option 2:
Wednesday, January 15, 2020; 13:30-17:00
Thursday, January 16, 2020; 09:00-17:00

This seminar provides you with tools and practice in essential rhetorical techniques and how to consider your audience when preparing and delivering scientific presentations. You will develop a presentation that is convincing and creates audience interest while also making your content clear and concise. We will examine typical differences between German and international English ...

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November 11 - 13, 2019
BSE Scientific Skills Workshops

Job Market Interview Training

Speaker: Sigrid Pearson
Location: Conference Room 33002c nn
DIW Berlin
Room 3.3.002c
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: Individual start times, 90 minutes each session

In the academic job market, a face to face interview is the central process to convince potential employers of your future research prospects. Handling a job interview successfully is not an easy challenge, but the skills needed to present yourself in the best light can be practiced. For this reason, this year the BSE will offer job market interview training in the form of a ‘mock interview ...

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September 12 - 13, 2019
Graduate Center Masterclasses

Competition and market design issues in electricity markets

Speaker: Natalia Fabra, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: September 12, 14:00-17:30
September 13, 09:00-12:30

This Masterclass is part of the Summer School "Economic Foundations for Energy and Climate Policies". Participants of the Summer School do not need to register.

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September 9 - 10, 2019
Graduate Center Masterclasses

Behavioral economics of climate and energy policies

Speaker: Andreas Lange, Universität Hamburg
Location: Francine D. Blau Room
DIW Berlin
Room 3.3.002b
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: September 9, 14:00-17:30
September 10, 09:00-12:30

Rooms09.09.2019: Francine D. Blau Room (3rd floor)10.09.2019: Francine D. Blau Room (3rd floor) This Masterclass is part of the Summer School "Economic Foundations for Energy and Climate Policies". Participants of the Summer School do not need to register.

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September 9 - 11, 2019
Graduate Center Short Course

Causal Inference and Machine Learning

Speaker: Guido Imbens, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Time: September 9, 14:30-18:15
September 10, 10:30-16:45
September 11, 10:00-12:00

Location: University of Potsdam, Campus Griebnitzsee, Room 3.06.H01 The content is tailored towards PhD candidates and early career researchers. Registration via workshop@empwifo.uni-potsdam.de by August 1, 2019.

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September 2 - 6, 2019
Graduate Center Short Course

BSE and BeNa Lectures on Machine Learning: An Applied Econometric Approach

Speaker: Jann Spiess, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: September 2-6, 09:00-17:00

This course is fully booked. The Berlin School of Economics (BSE) and the Berlin Network of Labor Market Research (BeNA) with the support of Collaborative Research Center TRR 190 Rationality and Competition gladly announce that on September 2-4 and 4-6, 2019, Jann Spiess, Assistant Professor from Stanford Graduate School of Business, will give two courses on Machine Learning: An Applied ...

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July 10 - 11, 2019
Graduate Center Masterclasses

Complementarity Theory and Applications in Electricity Markets

Speaker: Antonio J. Conejo
Location: Karl Popper Room
DIW Berlin
Room 2.3.020
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 09:30-17:30

This course provides a thorough exposition to complementarity models and their solution techniques. It covers algebraic and geometrical interpretations of optimality conditions, equilibria, mathematical programs with equilibrium constraints, and equilibrium problems with equilibrium constraints. It will apply the concepts to the analysis of electricity markets.The course is designed for PhD ...

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July 1 - 5, 2019
Graduate Center Short Course

Macroeconomics with Heterogenous Agents

Speaker: Per Krusell and Kurt Mitman, Stockholm University
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Fully booked.

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June 27 - July 4, 2019
Graduate Center Minicourses

Structural Job Search

Speaker: Luke Haywood, MCC

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June 24 - 26, 2019
Graduate Center Minicourses

BCCP Web Scraping Course

Speaker: Julian Harke, WZB, Kevin Ducbao Tran
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 09:30-17:00

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May 27, 2019
Graduate Center Masterclasses

Behavioral Insights and Parental Decision Making: A New Approach to Understanding Parental Investments in Children's Development

Speaker: Ariel Kalil, Anton Velinov, Juliane Metzner
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 09:00-12:30
14:00-17:30

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 ...

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April 17 - 18, 2019
Graduate Center Masterclasses

Advances in Macro-finance: Credit Cycles, Asset Prices, and the Macroeconomy

Speaker: Moritz Schularick
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 17.04: 14:00-17:30 Anna J. Schwartz Room 5.2.010

18.04: 09:30 - 13:00 Ostrom Hall 1.2.019

This course provides an ideal complement for the BSE short course from Prof. Christian Bayer on "Business Cycle Models with Heterogeneous Agents". Please register with Juliane at jmetzner@diw.de, if you are interested.

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April 15 - 16, 2019
Graduate Center Short Course

Business Cycle Models with Heterogeneous Agents

Speaker: Christian Bayer
Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 15.04.: 14:00-18:00
16.04: 09:00-17:00
23.04.: 08:30-15:30
24:04.: 09:00-13:00

Dates: 15.04.2019 - 16.04.2019 and 23.04.2019 - 24.04.2019  

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