12th RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics

The Ruhr Graduate School in Economics (RGS Econ) is hosting its "12th RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics" in Bochum Germany, on February 19-20, 2019. RGS Econ offers an internationally renowned PhD program in Economics, in collaboration with the three economics departments of the University Alliance Ruhr and the RWI, one of Germany's leading economic research institutes.

The aim of this annual, refereed conference is to provide a professional, stimulating, and international environment in which around 60 top PhD students in Economics can discuss their research results and ideas, establish informal networks, and initiate collaborative research. The conference also connects early career with experienced researchers, including RGS Econ's more than 35 faculty members.

The conference will feature a keynote speech, a conference dinner and other social events. 

Both empirical and theoretical papers will be considered. The range of topics covers all research areas in Economics including:

     Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
     Microeconomic Theory, Behavioral and Experimental Economics
     Econometrics and Applied Econometrics
     Labor Economics
     Health Economics
     Public Economics
     Economics of Migration
     Financial Markets
     Industrial Organization
     International Economics
     Urban, Real-Estate, and Regional Economics

The best paper to be submitted and presented at the conference will be awarded a prize of EUR 500.

There is no registration or participation fee. The submission deadline is December 10th, 2018.

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Universit├Ątsstra├če 150, 44801 Bochum, Germany

Bochum , Germany

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