Course Archive

5. Course Programme (2017-2018)

The course programme for doctoral students consists of four core courses and a variety of electives.

                                                   Core Courses

1. Semester Fall Term 2017

Econometric Methods in Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)


Syllabus (PDF, 117 KB)

Course Website

Prof. Dr. Guido Schwerdt


University of Konstanz

September 11-15, 2017
 

Microeconomic Foundations of Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)
 

Syllabus (PDF, 657 KB)

Course Website

Prof. Dr. Ludger Woessmann


University of Munich and Ifo Institute

October 09-13, 2017
2. Semester Spring Term 2018

Personnel and Labor Economics for Education Economists
(3 ECTS)
 

Syllabus (PDF, 737 KB)

Course Website

Prof. Dr. Tor Eriksson
Aarhus University

Prof. Dr. Niels Westergaard-Nielsen
Copenhagen Business School
March 05-09, 2018
 

Apprenticeship Training: Institutions and Markets
(3 ECTS)

 

Syllabus (PDF, 292 KB)

Course Website


 

Prof. Samuel Mühlemann

LMU Munich

 

Prof. Paul Ryan, PhD
King's College London

 

Dr. Ursula Renold

ETH Zurich, KOF

May 28 - June 01, 2018

                                                   Elective Courses

1. Semester Fall Term 2017

Writing and Publishing Concise Research Papers

 

Syllabus (PDF, 126 KB)

Course Website

Prof. Dr. Kerstin Pull
University of Tübingen

Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner
University of Zurich
November 22-24, 2017
2. Semester Spring Term 2018

Randomized Experiments in Economics of Education 

(3 ECTS)

 

Syllabus (PDF, 177 KB)

Course Website

Prof. Eric P. Bettinger

Stanford University

July
16-20, 2018

3. Semester Fall Term 2018

 

Personality, Economic Preferences, Skills and Education

 

Syllabus (PDF, 171 KB)

Course Website

Prof. Dr. Thomas Dohmen

 

University of Bonn

October 15-19, 2018

4. Semester Spring Term 2019

Corporate Communication - Theoretical Foundations, Case Studies, Role Playing and Media Training

Syllabus (PDF, 305 KB)

Course Website

Dr. Andrea Timmesfeld

March 25-27, 2019

 

4. Course Programme (2015-2016)

The course programme for doctoral students consists of four core courses and a variety of electives.

                                                   Core Courses

1. Semester Fall Term 2015 Microeconomic Foundations of Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)

Syllabus (PDF, 230 KB) (PDF, 224 KB)
Course website
Prof. Dr. Ludger Woessmann

University of Munich and Ifo Center for the Economics of Education and Innovation
October 05-08, 2015
  Econometric Analyses in Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)

Syllabus (PDF, 178 KB) (PDF, 174 KB)
Course website
Prof. Dr. Rainer Winkelmann

University of Zurich
November 16-20, 2015
2. Semester Spring Term 2016

Personnel and Labor Economics for Education Economists
(3 ECTS)
 

Syllabus (PDF, 463 KB)

Course Website

Prof. Dr. Tor Eriksson

Aarhus University

Prof. Dr. Niels Westergaard-Nielsen

Copenhagen Business School
March 07-11, 2016
3. Semester Fall Term 2016

Vocational Training: Institutions and Markets
(3 ECTS)

 

Syllabus (PDF, 442 KB)

Course Website
 

Prof. Paul Ryan, PhD

King's College London

September 19-23, 2016

                                                   Elective Courses

2. Semester Spring Term 2016

Workshop Schoarly Writing
(3 ECTS)

The number of participants is limited to 10.

Syllabus (PDF, 270 KB)

Course Website

Natalie Reid, USA May
17-20, 2016
and
November
1-4, 2016
 

Corporate Communiation - Theoretical Foundations, Case Studies, Role Playing and Media Training

 

Syllabus (PDF, 169 KB)

Course Website

Dr. Andrea Timmesfeld May 25-27, 2016
 

Randomized Experiments in Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)

 

Syllabus (PDF, 237 KB)

Course Website

 

Prof. Eric P. Bettinger

Stanford University
July
4-8, 2016

3. Course Programme (2013-2015)

The course programme for doctoral students consists of four core courses and a variety of electives.

                                                    Core Courses

1. Semester Fall Term 2013 Microeconomic Foundations of Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)

Syllabus (PDF, 134 KB) (PDF, 130 KB)
 
Prof. Dr. Ludger Woessmann

University of Munich and Ifo Center for the Economics of Education and Innovation
October 07-10, 2013
  Econometric Methods in Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)

Syllabus (PDF, 114 KB) (PDF, 111 KB)
Prof. Dr. Rainer Winkelmann

University of Zurich
December 02-06, 2013
2. Semester Spring Term 2014 Personnel and Labor Economics for Education Economists
(3 ECTS)

Syllabus (PDF, 127 KB) (PDF, 124 KB)
 
Prof. Dr. Tor Eriksson

Aarhus University

Prof. Dr. Niels Westergaard-Nielsen

Copenhagen Business School
March 31 - April 4, 2014
  Apprenticeship Training: Institutions and Markets
(3 ECTS)

Syllabus (PDF, 137 KB) (PDF, 134 KB)
 
Prof. Paul Ryan, PhD

King's College London
May 19-23, 2014

                                                    Elective Courses

1. Semester Fall Term 2013 Discussion workshop: Personnel economics and economics of education HS13

Syllabus (PDF, 107 KB) (PDF, 104 KB)
 
Prof. Dr. Edward Paul Lazear

Stanford University
January 26-29, 2014
  Seminar: Personnel Economics and Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)

 

Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner

University of Zurich

Fall 2013 regularly on Monday

2. Semester Spring Term 2014 Workshop Schoarly Writing
(3 ECTS)

The number of participants is limited to 10.
Syllabus (PDF, 400 KB) (PDF, 390 KB)
 
Natalie Reid, USA June
3-6, 2014
and
October
14-17, 2014
  Randomized Experiments in Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)

Syllabus (PDF, 296 KB) (PDF, 288 KB)
 
Prof. Eric P. Bettinger

Stanford University
July
7-11, 2014
  Seminar: Personnel Economics and Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)
 
Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner

University of Zurich
Spring 2014 regularly on Monday
3. Semester Fall Term 2014 Personality traits, non-cognitive skills and education
(3 ECTS)
Syllabus (PDF, 144 KB) (PDF, 140 KB)
Prof. Dr. Thomas Dohmen

University of Bonn
September
8-12, 2014
  Seminar: Personnel Economics and Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)
Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner

University of Zurich
Fall 2014 regularly on Monday
4. Semester Spring Term 2015 Proposal Writing and Scholarly Publications: From Developing Research Ideas to Writing Papers
(3 ECTS)
Syllabus (PDF, 156 KB) (PDF, 151 KB)
Prof. Dr. Kerstin Pull

University of Tübingen

Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner

University of Zurich
March
2-6, 2015
  Natural Experiments for causality analysis in economics of education
(3 ECTS)
Syllabus (PDF, 111 KB) (PDF, 108 KB)
Prof. Dr. Dinand Webbink

CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis and Erasmus University Rotterdam
May
4-8, 2015
  Workshop: Scholarly Writing
(3 ECTS)

The number of participants is limited to 10. Syllabus (PDF, 71 KB) (PDF, 69 KB)
Natalie Reid, USA
 
May
18-21, 2015 and
October
19-22, 2015

2. Course Programme (2009-2013)

The course programme for doctoral students consists of four core courses and a variety of electives.

                                                   Core Courses

1. Semester Fall Term 2009 Econometric Analyses in Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)Course Outline (PDF, 50 KB)
Prof. Dr. Rainer Winkelmann

University of Zurich
November 02-06, 2009
Microeconomic Foundations of Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)Course Outline (PDF, 49 KB)
Prof. Dr. Ludger Woessmann

CESifo and University of Munich
December 07-11, 2009
2. Semester Spring Term 2010 Personnel and Labor Economics for Education Economists
(3 ECTS)Course Outline (PDF, 77 KB)
Prof. Dr. Tor Eriksson & Prof. Dr. Niels Westergaard-Nielsen

Aarhus School of Business
February
22-26, 2010
Vocational Training: Institutions and Markets
(3 ECTS)Course Outline (PDF, 47 KB)
Prof. Paul Ryan, PhD

King's College London
May
03-07, 2010

                                                    Elective Courses

1. Semester Fall Term 2009 Lecture Introduction to the Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)
Prof. Dr. Stefan C. Wolter

University of Bern
Fall 2009
2. Semester Spring Term 2010 Literature Seminar: Empirical Analysis of Education and Personnel Economics
(3 ECTS)
Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner

University of Zurich
Spring 2010 regularly on Monday
3. Semester Fall Term 2010 Proposal Writing and Scholarly Publication
(3 ECTS)Course Outline (PDF, 26 KB) (PDF, 25 KB)
 
Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner

University of Zurich
Nov. 29 to Dec. 3, 2010
  Workshop:
Scholarly Writing
(3 ECTS)Course Outline (PDF, 54 KB) (PDF, 53 KB)

The number of participants is limited to 10.

Natalie Reid, USA
 
Nov. 1 - 4, 2010
and
Dec. 7 - 10, 2010
  Experiments for causality analysis in economics of education
(3 ECTS)Course Outline (PDF, 79 KB) (PDF, 76 KB)
Prof. Dr. Dinand Webbink

CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis and Erasmus University Rotterdam

October
18 - 22, 2010
  Literature Seminar: Education and Personnel Economics
(3 ECTS)
Course Outline
Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner

University of Zurich
Fall 2010 regularly on Monday
4. Semester Spring Term 2011 Discussion Workshop: Personnel Economics and Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)
Course Outline (PDF, 10 KB) (PDF, 10 KB)
Prof. Dr. Edward Lazear

Stanford University
February
6 - 8, 2011
  Literature Seminar: Education and Personnel Economics
(3 ECTS)
Course Outline
Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner

University of Zurich
Spring 2011 regularly on Monday
 

Workshop:
Scholarly Writing
(3 ECTS)

Course Outline (PDF, 56 KB) (PDF, 54 KB)

The number of participants is limited to 8.

Natalie Reid, USA
 
June
and
September 2011
5. Semester Fall Term 2011 Course: Advanced Econometrics for Education Economists
(1,5 ECTS)
Course Outline (PDF, 19 KB) (PDF, 18 KB)
Prof. Bernd Fitzenberger, Ph.D.

Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
September
26 - 28, 2011
  Professional Development Workshop: Reviews and Revisions of Working Paper
(1,5 ECTS)
Course Outline (PDF, 50 KB) (PDF, 48 KB)
Prof. Dr. Paul Ryan
 

King's College, Cambridge

October
24 - 26, 2011

  Seminar: Personnel Economics and Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)

Course Outline

Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner
 

University of Zurich

Fall 2011 regularly on Monday

6. Semester Spring Term 2012 PhD-Research Paper Workshop in Personnel Economics and Economics of Education (FS12)
(3 ECTS)
Course Outline (PDF, 16 KB) (PDF, 15 KB)
Prof. Edward P. Lazear, Ph.D.

Stanford University
February
5 - 8, 2012
 

Randomized Experiments in Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)
Course Outline (PDF, 66 KB) (PDF, 64 KB)

 

Prof. Eric P. Bettinger, Ph.D.
 

Stanford University

May
7 - 11, 2012

  Doctoral Seminar Scholarly Writing FS12
(3 ECTS)
Course Outline (PDF, 312 KB) (PDF, 304 KB)

 

Natalie Reid, USA
 
June
5 - 8, 2012
September
4 - 7, 2012
  Seminar: Personnel Economics and Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)

Course Outline

Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner
 

University of Zurich

Spring 2012 regularly on Monday

7. Semester Fall Term 2012 Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) in Management and Organization Studies
(3 ECTS)
Course Outline (PDF, 99 KB) (PDF, 96 KB)

 

Prof. Peer C. Fiss
 

University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business

October
1 - 5, 2012

  Seminar: Personnel Economics and Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)

 

Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner

University of Zurich

Fall 2012 regularly on Monday

  ERC Starting Grants: Insights from a recipient and a reviewer

 

Prof. Dr. Ian Frew
Prof. emer. Dr. Heini Murer

December
12, 2013

  Dealing with the media

 

Marco Meier

January
22, 2013

8. Semester Spring Term 2013 Ph.D. – Research Paper Workshop in Personnel Economics and Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)

 

Prof. Edward P. Lazear, Ph.D.

Stanford University

January
27 - 30, 2013

  Doctoral Seminar Scholarly Writing
(3 ECTS)

 

Natalie Reid, USA May
28 - 31, 2013
September
24 - 27, 2013
  Seminar: Personnel Economics and Economics of Education
(3 ECTS)

 

Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner

University of Zurich

Spring 2013 regularly on Monday

 

1. Course Programme (2006-2009)

The course programme for doctoral students consists of four core courses and a variety of electives.

                                                   Core Courses

1. Semester Winter term 2006/2007 Microeconomic Foundations of Economics of Education
Course Outline (PDF, 78 KB)
Prof. Dr. Ludger Woessmann

CESifo and University of Munich
November 20-23, 2006
Econometric Analyzes in Economics of Education
Course Outline (PDF, 80 KB)
Prof. Dr. Rainer Winkelmann

UCLA and University of Zurich
January 22-26, 2007
2. Semester Summer term 2007 Economics of Education and the Labour Market Course Outline (PDF, 80 KB)
Prof. Niels Westergaard-Nielsen and Paul Bingley

Aarhus School of Business
April
16-20,  2007

 

Personnel Economics for Education Economists Course Outline (PDF, 78 KB)
Prof. Tor Eriksson

Aarhus School of Business

May
21-25, 2007

                                                    Elective Courses

1. Semester Winter term 2006/2007 Lecture Introduction to the Economics of Education Prof. Dr. Stefan C. Wolter

University of Bern
October 24, 2006 - January 23, 2007
Literature Seminar: Empirical Analysis of Rates of Return to Education
Course Outline (PDF, 52 KB)
Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner

University of Zurich
October 23, 2006 - January 05, 2007
2. Semester
Summer term
2007
Proposal Writing and Scholarly Publication

Course Outline (PDF, 76 KB)
Details (PDF, 25 KB)
Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner

University of Zurich

Prof. Dr. Josef Zweimüller

University of Zurich
June
18-21, 2007
3. Semester
Fall term
2007/2008
Writing and Publishing Research Papers Course Outline (PDF, 25 KB)
Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner

University of Zurich

Prof. Dr. Kerstin Pull

University of Tübingen
November 12-16, 2007
Literature Seminar: International Comparison of Vocational Education and TrainingCourse Outline (PDF, 61 KB)
Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner

University of Zurich
September 17 - December 17, 2007
4. Semester Spring term 2008 International Conference with pre-conference for young scholars Programme Main Conference (PDF, 106 KB)
Programme Pre-Conference (PDF, 31 KB)
Key note speeches by:

Prof. Edward P. Lazear, Ph.D.

Prof. Dr. Joop Hartoog

Prof. Christian Dustmann, Ph.D.
June 25-27, 2008
5. Semester Fall term 2008/2009 Micro-Economic Foundations for Business Economists Course Outline (PDF, 41 KB)
Prof. Stefan Szymanski

City University of London
December 15-19, 2008
6. Semester Spring term 2009 Proposal Writing and Scholarly Publishing Course Outline (PDF, 30 KB)
Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner

University of Zurich

Prof. Dr. Kerstin Pull

University of Tübingen
March 30-April 3, 2009
Vocational Education and Training Institutions: Theory and Evidence Course Outline (PDF, 77 KB)
Prof. Dr . Paul Ryan and Prof. Dr. Howard Gospel

King's College London
May 4-8, 2009