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Applied Economic Policy

In the winter term 2022/23, the chair for Economic Policy and Applied Econometrics offers the master-module "Applied Economic Policy". The Seminar will be held in English.


Topic: Empirical evidence on non-pharmaceutical infection control measures

  • Topic 1: Personal protective measures - the case of face masks
  • Topic 2: Social distancing - the role of school closures
  • Topic 3: Social distancing and economic activity


Interested students are invited to attend the kick-off meeting: October 18, 2022 10:15 am in GD 03/512.

The block seminar will take place at the RWI in Essen. Date: January 25. & 26. 2023.


In the seminar each student develops an individual research question, writes a seminar paper and presents it during the block seminar. After the presentation we have some time for discussion and students should be prepared to answer questions regarding their paper and presentation.


Participants need to sign up for the seminar in the FlexNow system before January 6, 2023.
Deadline for seminar paper submission is  January 21, 2023.


Please enter the respective Moodle course for all further information!




The number of participants is limited to 12 students. Should the number of interested students exceed the number of seats, participants will be selected at random among all students who entered the Moodle course until October 10, 9am.