We are pleased to announce the 3rd Potsdam PhD Workshop in Empirical Economics. The aim of the workshop is to give talented young researchers the opportunity to present and discuss their research and to study new developments in Empirical Economics.
Deborah Cobb-Clark will talk in her lecture about “Personality and Economic Decisions”. Cobb-Clark is the Director of the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Ronald Henderson Professor at the University of Melbourne and the founding director of The Social Policy Evaluation, Analysis and Research (SPEAR) Centre. Her research concentrates on the effect of social policy on labor market outcomes. She has published more than 40 articles in leading international journals, including American Economic Review and Journal of Labor Economics.
The second lecture will be given by Bruno Crépon on “Lessons from Randomized Evaluations”. Crépon is in charge of the Laboratory for the Evaluation of Public Policies at CREST and an associate professor at École Polytechnique and ENSAE. Furthermore, he is affiliate of the Jameel Poverty Action Lab Europe. His main research interest is in the field of policy evaluation with a special focus on labor market policy evaluation and running randomized evaluation. His papers have appeared in numerous international journals including the Journal of Political Economy and the Quarterly Journal of Economics.
The 3rd Potsdam PhD Workshop in Empirical Economics is open to around 20 graduate students and post doctorates within three years after dissertation. Participants will be given the opportunity to present and discuss their own research in a poster session. We encourage all young researchers interested in Empirical Economics to apply.
Please submit your CV and a paper (or an extended abstract) by January 15, 2014 to workshopuempwifo.uni-potsdampde.
There will be no workshop fees; travel and accommodation expenses have to be covered by the participants.
Thanks to all participants for an inspiring and interesting "3rd Potsdam PhD Workshop in Empirical Economics".
A special thanks to the lecturers Deborah Cobb-Clark und Bruno Crépon for sharing their expertise and to the external discussants Peter Haan, Ulrich Kohler, Thomas Siedler and Arne Uhlendorff for their helpful comments.
We are looking forward to the next event in 2015.