Elective courses

In this seminar the participants shall prepare and present a seminar paper. The participants choose a topic that fits to the seminar title, which means that it shall deal with the European crisis. Recommendable are topics, which analyze economic policy decisions (especially the monetary policy of the ECB) as well as the functioning of the financial markets or the contagion effects of the crisis. The paper can be empirical or theoretical and shall orientate towards the academic literature in this field.

Part of the Seminar: Ungraded presentation and discussion.

Time & venue:
To allow an intensive dialogue among the students, the seminar is organized in block classes. Many topics are closely related to each other.
Discussion of seminar topics: 31.10.2023, 10:00-12:30 & 02.11.2023, 10:00-12:30; DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Elinor Ostrom Hall
Presentation and discussion of seminar papers: 07.02.2024, 10:00-14:00 & 08.02.2024, 10:00-14:00; DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Elinor Ostrom Hall

Term paper

Max. number of participants: 20
Please register between 9. and 13.10.2023 via email to mfratzscher@diw.de (please indicate your program and matriculation number and briefly outline why you are interested in this seminar and how it fits into your study plans).