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 2023

Date Topic Lecturer (Probable) application period (Probable) exam date
09.10. - 13.10.2023 Advanced Macroeconomics Anton Braun,Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta 07.08. - 04.09.2023 27.10.2023
21.08. - 25.08.2023 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University 19.06. - 17.07.2023 08.09.2023
14.08. - 18.08.2023 Advanced Microeconomics Zvika Neeman, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel-Aviv University 12.06. - 10.07.2023 01.09.2023
31.07. - 04.08.2023 Labor Economics Christina Gathmann, LISER, Luxembourg 29.05. - 26.06.2022 11.08.2022
06.03. - 10.03.2023 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University 02.01. - 30.01.2023 24.03.2023
22.02. - 24.02.2023 Academic Writing Theo Best,Köln 19.12.2022 - 15.01.2023 No Exam

Courses 2022

Date Topic Lecturer
05.09. - 09.09.2022 Advanced Macroeconomics Alexandre N. Kohlhas, Oxford University and IIES
29.08. - 02.09.2022 Machine Learning Martin Huber, University of Fribourg
22.08. - 26.08.2022 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University
15.08. - 19.08.2022 Advanced Microeconomics Nick Netzer, University of Zurich
01.08. - 05.08.2022 Monetary Economics and Finance David Andolfatto, Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami
19.04. - 23.04.2022 Causal Effects in Applied Economics Sascha O. Becker,University of Warwick
30.03. - 01.04.2022 Academic Writing Theo Best,Köln
03.03. - 04.03. and 07.03. - 11.03.2022 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University

Courses 2021

Date Topic Lecturer
10.10. - 15.10.2021 International Trade Gianmarco Ottaviano, Bocconi University Milan
19.09. - 24.09.2021 Advanced Macroeconomics Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University, Illinois
12.09. - 17.09.2021 Labor and Migration Giovanni Peri, University of California, Davis
29.08. - 03.09.2021 Advanced Microeconomics Zvika Neeman, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel-Aviv University
19. - 20. and 23. - 27.08.2021 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University
26.07. - 30.07.2021 Machine Learning Michal Andrle, International Monetary Fund
22.03. - 26.03.2021 Empirical Public Finance Daniel Waldenstroem, IFN Stockholm
18.03. - 19.03.2021 Academic Writing Lesley-Anne Weiling, Cologne
01. - 05., 09. and 11.03.2021 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University

Courses 2020

Date Topic Lecturer
postponed, expected to take place in 2021. Empirical Public Finance Daniel Waldenstroem, IFN Stockholm
postponed, expected to take place in 2021. Labor and Migration Giovanni Peri, University of California, Davis
27.09. - 02.10.2020 Advanced Macroeconomics Kurt Mitman, Stockholm University
20.09. - 25.09.2020 Advanced Microeconomics Zvika Neeman, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel-Aviv University
06.09. - 11.09.2020 Advanced Econometrics Arthur van Soest, Tilburg University
23.02. - 28.02.2020 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University

Courses 2019

Date Topic Lecturer
29.09. - 02.10.2019 Academic Writing William Thomson, University of Rochester, New York
15.09. - 20.09.2019 Advanced Macroeconomics Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University, Illinois
01.09. - 06.09.2019 Behavioral Economics Sanjit Dhami, University of Leicester
18.08. - 23.08.2019 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University
11.08. - 16.08.2019 Advanced Microeconomics Zvika Neeman, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel-Aviv University
28.07. - 02.08.2019 Econometric Methods to Estimate Causal Effects Jeffrey A. Smith, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Jessica Golberg, University of Maryland
17.02. - 22.02.2019 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University

Courses 2018

Date Topic Lecturer
24.09. - 27.09.2018 Academic Writing Anne Wegner, Cologne, Germany
12.08. - 17.08.2018 Advanced Microeconomics Zvika Neeman, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel-Aviv University
05.08. - 10.08.2018 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University
22.07. - 27.07.2018 Field Experiments in Development Economics Alessandro Tarozzi, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
25.03. - 30.03.2018 Regional and Urban Economics Gilles Duranton, University of Pennsylvania
04.03. - 09.03.2018 Advanced Macroeconomics Kurt Mitman, Stockholm University
25.02. - 02.03.2018 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University

Courses 2017

Date Topic Lecturer
24.09. - 29.09.2017 Advanced Macroeconomics Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University, Illinois
17.09. - 22.09.2017 Labor Economics Florian Hoffmann, Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia
10.09. - 15.09.2017 Advanced Econometrics Arthur van Soest, Tilburg University
06.08. - 11.08.2017 Advanced Microeconomics Zvika Neeman, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel-Aviv University
30.07. - 04.08.2017 Public Economics Wojciech Kopczuk, Columbia University
26.02. - 03.03.2017 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University

Courses 2016

Date Topic Lecturer
25.09. - 30.09.2016 Advanced Macroeconomics Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University, Illinois
14.08. - 19.08.2016 Advanced Microeconomics Zvika Neeman, Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel-Aviv University
03.04. - 08.04.2016 Empirical Trade and Regional Economics Thierry Mayer, Sciences Po
28.03. - 02.04.2016 Migration Economics Hillel Rapoport, Paris School of Economics
28.02. - 04.03.2016 Advanced Econometrics Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University
21.02. - 24.02.2015 Academic Writing Natalie Reid, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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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