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Courses Winter Term 2017/18

In Winter Term 2017/18 the Department of Economics offers the following classes:

The information on this site is tentative and subject to change!

MSc Economics Course Schedule Winter Term 2017/18  (t.b.a.)

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.


Compulsory Modules:

Mathematics for Economists - Lectures and Tutorials (block course 05. - 13 October 2017 )

Macroeconomics - Lectures and Tutorials (block course 1st part of term)

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

Econometrics - Lectures and Tutorials (block course / 1st part of term)

Public Economics - Lectures and Tutorials

Optional Modules:

Specialization areas are listed in parentheses beneath the course title.

6 ECTS Courses 

Illing Monetary Policy: Theory and Practice
(Macro- and International Economics)
Holzner Labor Economics - Theory
(Microeconomics and Strategic Interaction; Macroeconomics and International Economics)
Gumpert Firms in the Knowledge Economy
(Macroeconomics and International Economics;nMicroeconomics and Strategic Interaction)
Konrad International Public Economics
(Public Sector Economics)
Schudy Experimental Political Economy
(Microeconomics and Strategic Interaction)
Schmitt Computational Methods in Economics
(Public Sector Economics; Macroeconomics and International Economics)
Winter Topics in Applied Econometrics
(Applied Econometrics)
Wößmann / Lergetporer Econometric Evaluation of Education Policy
(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)!

Kauder / Drometer Economics of Inequality and Redistribution 
(Public Sector Economics; Applied Econometrics)
Baumgarten Advanced Seminar in Empirical International Trade
(Macro- and International Economics; Applied Econometrics)
Eckel Advanced International Trade Theory
(Macro- and International Economics)
Illing Modern Topics in Monetary Economics 
(Macro- and International Economics; Research)
Cantoni Advanced Economic History
(Applied Econometrics)
Englmaier Advanced Topics in Organizational Economics
(Microeconomics and Strategic Interaction; Research)
Poutvarra The Political Economy of Redistribution
(Applied Econometrics)
Hener / Danzer / Rainer Policy Evaluation in Family and Health Economics
(Applied Econometrics)
Zorn Topics in Monetary Economics
(Macroeconomics and International Economics)