The aim of this annual, refereed conference is to provide a professional, stimulating, and international environment in which around 60 top PhD students in Economics can discuss their research results and ideas, establish informal networks, and initiate future collaborative research. The conference also connects early career with experienced researchers, including RGS Econ’s more than 35 faculty members from the universities of Dortmund, Duisburg-Essen, and Bochum, as well as the RWI, one of Germany’s leading economic research institutes.
The conference features a keynote speech, conference dinner, and a guided tour.
Both empirical and theoretical papers will be considered. The range of topics covers all research areas in Economics including:
Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Microeconomic Theory, Behavioral and Experimental Economics
Econometrics and Applied Econometrics
Economics of Migration
Urban, Real-Estate, and Regional Economics