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"Econometric Methods to Estimate Causal Effects"

This year’s specialized topic will be: “Econometric Methods to Estimate Causal Effects”. The goal is to familiarize participants with the theory and application of modern econometric evaluation techniques, including guided lab sessions..... Read More


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    15 October, 2018
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The Department of Economics of the University of Ioannina organizes the 4th Summer School in Economics in Syros - Greece. The general objective of the Summer School is to provide a stimulating environment for young researchers who seek to obtain advanced training on important disciplines of economics and econometrics. Moreover, it offers the opportunity to all the participants, and especially the advanced doctoral students, to present their research and to interact with other students from all over the world, as well as with leading scholars of the academic profession.


The 4th Summer School in Advanced Economics will take place from July 8, 2019 to July 12, 2019 at Galissas - Syros. This year’s specialized topic will be “Econometric Methods to Estimate Causal Effects” and we are honored to welcome Sascha O. Becker as the Distinguished Guest Professor. The School consists of both theoretical sessions (in the form of lectures) and practical sessions. The practical sessions take place in a computer lab. Their aim is to complement the lectures with empirical applications. The working language is English.


Sascha O. Becker is a Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick– UK. He got his Ph.D from the European University Institute, Florence, Italy. He joined the Warwick Faculty in 2011. His research interests are: Economic History, Labour Economics, Education Economics and Public Economics. He is also Deputy Head of Department and Research Director of the ESRC Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) and associate editor of Economic Journal.


Sascha O. Becker has numerous publications in top international journals such as: American Economic Review, Economic Journal, Journal of Public Economics, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Banking and Finance, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, European Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, The Review of Economics and Statistics. CV: ( )


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