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Courses Winter Term 2016/17

In Winter Term 2016/17 the Department of Economics offers the following classes:

MSc Economics Course Schedule Winter Term 2016/17  (PDF 47 KB)

The course overview and detailed information can also be found on LSF Online-Portal or on the relevant website of the respective chairs. Please note that for some of the courses registration is required!

There is an examination schedule (PDF 22 KB) including all dates of exams and the period of registration for the compulsory modules.

Optional Pre-course in Econometrics and STATA programming

For prospective students that have not been taught undergraduate Econometrics at the level of Stock & Watson (2007) or Wooldridge (2008) and with no or little experience in STATA programming, an optional pre-course from October 4-5 will be offered. 

Further information, e.g. the required registration can be found in the Welcome Mail which will be sent to all new master's students.


Compulsory Modules:

Mathematics for Economists - Lectures and Tutorials (block course) - Dr. Fahn
Exam: December 7, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in room Geschw.-Scholl-Pl. 1 (B) - B 201

Macroeconomics - Lectures and Tutorials (block course / 1st part of term) - Prof. Sunde
Exam: December 9,  4:30 - 6:00 p.m. in room Geschw.-Scholl-Pl. 1 (B) - B 201

Microeconomics - Lectures and Tutorials (block course / 2nd part of term) - Prof. Englmaier

Econometrics - Lectures and Tutorials (block course / 2nd part of term) - Dr. Steinmayr

Public Economics - Lectures and Tutorials - Prof. Haufler

Optional Modules:

6 ECTS Courses 

Drometer / Kauder Political Economy
(Specialization: Public Sector Economics)
Eckel Firm Heterogeneity in Global Markets
(Specialization: Macro and International Economics; Research)
Felbermayr Frontiers in International Trade
(Specialization: Macro and International Economics; Research)
Konrad International Public Economics
(Specialization: Macro and International Economics)
Schudy Experimental Political Economy
(Specialization: Microeconomics and Strategic Interaction; Research)
Sunde Demographic Economics
(Specialization: t.b.a)
Uysal Advanced Econometrics
(Specialization: Applied Econometrics; Research)
Winter Topics in Applied Econometrics
(Specialization: Applied Econometrics)


12 ECTS Courses

Please note that places in all 12 ECTS courses are limited, especially those courses requiring an oral presentation and a written term paper. In order to participate in a 12 ECTS course you have to register well in advance. More information can be found on the website of the ISC (in German)!

Baumgarten Advanced Seminar in Empirical International Trade (PDF 186 KB)
(Specialization: Macro and International Economics, Applied Econometrics)
Danzer / Hener Policy Evaluation in Family and Health Economics (PDF 22 KB)
(Specialization: Applied Econometrics)
Englmaier Advanced Topics in Organizational Economics (PDF 73 KB)
(Specialization: Microeconomics and Strategic Interaction)
Illing Monetary Theory (PDF 92 KB)
(Specialization: Macro and International Economics; Research)
Kocher Behavioral and Experimental Economics (PDF 18 KB)
(Specialization: Microeconomics and Strategic Interaction; Research)
Poutvaara The Political Economy of Redistribution (PDF 13 KB)
(Specialization: Macro and International Economics)
Trebesch International Capital Flows and Financial Crises (PDF 110 KB)
(Specialization: Public Sector Economics)