Module "Empirical Environmental, Resource and Energy Economics" (075 015)
Block Seminar for students in the Master's program
About the seminar:
Ever since the energy crisis in the 1970s, environmental, resource, and energy economics has drawn increasing attention among researchers. This seminar will deal with several empirical methods to quantify the relationship between economic development and environmental quality.
Furthermore, it highlights the importance of both behavioral interventions and the rebound effect to reduce energy consumption and impacts on the climate.
For further information on the seminar, please refer to the following documents below:
- requirements for the seminar (will follow)
- list of topics (will follow)
- evaluation criteria for the Seminar
This course is for master students only and requires some prior knowledge of economic theory and empirical methods. RUB students should have attended the lecture "Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung/ Empirical Economic Research".
The virtual introductory seminar has already taken place.
We ask you to send an email to Jana Eßer by April 2nd, 2022 to register and get further information about the course of the introductory seminar.
Please include information about your degree programme/ course of study in your email and a ranking of your three most preferred papers from the list of seminar topics. In response to this mail, we will assign you your seminar topic.
Students from universities associated with Universitätsallianz Ruhr may be eligible to participate in our seminars. Please follow the information provided by the examinations office (prior registration with the examinations office is necessary).
RWI Essen or virtual