Course dates: 22 August – 2 September 2016
425288-HS2016-0-PhD: International Trade, Labour Markets and Development
Lecturer: Dr. Eddy Bekkers
22–26 August 2016
The goal of the course is to gain a thorough understanding of the recent theoretical and empirical literature on the interaction between international trade, labour markets, and development. After the course students should be able to apply some of the workhorse models in this literature and they should be familiar with some of the most important applications at the intersection between international trade, labour markets, and development.
Total number of hours: 25.
Place: Silva Casa auditorium. World Trade Institute, University Bern. Hallerstrasse 6. 3012, Bern
425289-HS2016-0-PhD: Advanced Panel Data Econometrics
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. M. Pfaffermayer
29 August – 2 September 2016
This course discusses recent developments in panel econometrics covering IV-methods in panels, limited dependent variable panel models. Special emphasis will be given to panel methods used for estimation of gravity models of bilateral trade.There will be a series of lectures where we discuss the main material and applications. There will also be lab sessions, where applications in Stata will be discussed and important applied work published in refereed journals is replicated. The lab sessions include work on the students' own projects.
Monday August 29, 2016: 09.30 - 12 .00 / 13.30 - 16 h class room A027 UniS
Tuesday August 30, 2016: 09.30 - 12.00 / 13.30 - 16 h class room A027 UniS
Wednesday August 31, 2016: 09.30 - 12.00 / 13.30 - 16 h class room A027 UniS
Thursday September 1, 2016: 09.30 - 12.00 / 13.30 - 16 h class room B-105 UniS
Friday September 2, 2016: 09.30 - 12.00, class room B-105 UniS, 13.30 - 16.00, class room A301 UniS
For more information on both courses and to apply, see the attachments.