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  • Graduate Center Minicourses

    Introduction to Webscraping

    This short course is meant to give an overview over the most common web scraping techniques. The idea is to have an interactive course in which the participants get their hands on actual code and work with it. Therefore, please bring your own computers, if possible. The main aim is to cover several approaches that are needed to scrape different types of data from different websites. In...

    01.09.2022| Kevin Tran
  • Graduate Center Masterclasses

    Elements of Forecasting

    This series of lectures considers econometrics issues that arise in the process of forecasting. We will see that several basic econometric notions need to be reconsidered when forecasting. An important starting point when forecasting is the underlying motivation for the forecast, which can be summarised in the loss function. We then move to multistep forecasting, forecasting in changing...

    12.10.2022| Prof. Dr. Andreas Pick
  • Personnel news

    Laura Schmitz has successfully defended her dissertation

    Congratulations to Laura Schmitz for her dissertation defense. Her dissertation was titled 'Understanding the Impact of Education and Environmental Policy on Human Capital Formation: Four Essays in Applied Economics', Katharina Spiess and Felix Weinhardt were her supervisors. Laura will not be leaving us, but is now starting as a PostDoc in the Energy, Transport, Environment Department.

  • Graduate Center Masterclasses

    Heterogeneous Agent Macroeconomics: Methods and Applications

    The course provides participants with the tools to develop and analyze business cycle models with heterogenous agents. This class of models has become the new standard in the business cycle literature and allows to analyze the interaction of the business cycle and the distribution of consumption, income, and wealth. The focus of the course is on numerical methods. Coding exercises in class are an...

    12.07.2023| Ralph Lütticke
  • Workshop

    Workshop on Socio-Ecological Transformation

    There is already a lot of research being done in the departments on individual topics in the field of socio-ecological transformation (SET), but we sometimes miss what other departments are doing. This lack of knowledge may hamper cross-departmental collaborations and synergies. We therefore would like to organize a workshop to strengthen the visibility of your work in the house and brings all...

    01.06.2023| Sandra Bohmann, Sabine Fiedler, Franziska Holz, Pia Hüttl, Jörn C. Richstein, Alexander Schiersch
  • Personnel news

    Matteo Targa has successfully defended his dissertation

    Matteo Targa has successfully defended his dissertation "Empirical Essays on Inequality" supervised by Carsten Schröder at Freie Universität Berlin. Congratulations!

  • Personnel news

    Mara Barschkett has successfully defended her dissertation

    Mara Barschkett has successfully defended her dissertation titled "(Unintended) consequences of social and family policies on health and well-being: Five Essays in Health and Family Economics" supervised by C. Katharina Spieß (1. supervisor) and Peter Haan (2nd supervisor) at Freie Universität Berlin. Congratulations!

  • Personnel news

    Annekatrin Schrenker has successfully defended her dissertation

    Annekatrin Schrenker, recent Research Assistant in the Public Economics Department, received her doctorate from the Free University of Berlin on May 12. Georg Weizsäcker (formerly the Dean of Graduate Studies of the Graduate Center) and Peter Haan (Head of the Public Economics Department) supervised her dissertation titled "Essays in Applied Economics.” We warmly congratulate her!

  • Personnel news

    Julia Rechlitz has successfully defended her dissertation

    Julia Rechlitz has successfully defended her dissertation on "Air Pollution Impacts and Energy Infrastructure Efficiency - Empirical Evidence with Official Micro Data". She was supervised by Prof. Dr. Christian von Hirschhausen. Congratulations!

  • Personnel news

    Stephanie Ettmeier has successfully defended her dissertation

    Stephanie Ettmeier was recently a research assistant in the Macroeconomics Department and received her doctorate with her dissertation titled "From Policy to Practice: Applying Empirical Analysis and Historic Contexts to Understand Fiscal and Monetary Policy, and their Interaction" on May 15. Her supervisor was Alexander Kriwoluzky, Head of the Department of Macroeconomics. Congratulations!

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