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Seminar on Application of Scientific Politicy Advice

Seminar on Application of Scientific Politicy Advise (272014)

  • Summer Semester

    SEMINAR PROFILE

    General Details 
    Seminar title Seminar on Applications for Economic Policy Advice
    Course code(s) 272014/171646/171846
    Academic session SuSe 2020
    Course availability SuSe and WiSe
    Course content 

    Key topic areas depend on semester, orientated towards practice of economic policy advice, e.g. sector studies, foreign trade policy; Content information is provided in good time on the website of the institute.

    Topic in SuSe 2020: Sector Studies

    Target group / area

    BSc WiWi PO 2017: Area Economics

    Number of Participants 24 (12x2)
    Course language only German
    Locationintern Seminar
    Industry partner No
    TimetableBlock course
    Completion of term paper during lecture period
    Requirements and Academic Support 
    ObjectivesIn the seminar the students learn about the methodological apprroach, the requirements for concept and structure as well as the acquisition of necessary information (quantitative and qualitative data). In working groups the students apply these on different aspects of the topic based on data and facts.
    Prerequisites-
    Introductory course to academic research Recommended: https://www.sk.uni-hannover.de/schreiben.html 
    Formal guidelines  -
    General literature 
    • Blanchard, O. und G. Illing (2017): Makroökonomie; Pearson.
    • Bauer, A., Fertig, K., Schmidt, C.M. (aktuelle Ausgabe): Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung, Springer.
    • Weimann, J. (aktuelle Ausgabe) Wirtschaftspolitik, Springer.
    Basic literature to introduce each topic Yes
    Methodology Literature analysis, empirical analysis, working with statistical databases (UN, OECD, Eurostat, Destatis u.a.)
    Specialised software -
    Recommended word processing software no special recommendation
    Length of term paper 15-25 pages text, without pictures, tables and appendix
    Meeting(s) to discuss outline min. 2
    Performance requirements / evaluation [indicate weighting] obligated attendance during meetings and presentation of the paper, oral participation / seminar paper (75%), presentation and discussion (25%)
    examiner Prof. Dr. Thomsen
    contact persons

    Dr. Birgit Gehrke

    Dr. Ulrich Schasse
    Group Assignments and Topics 
    Group assignment required
    Group size2
    Group formation as proposed by the students
    topicswill be published on the website of the institute and on Stud.IP
    Assignment of topics based on preferences
    Initial registration none, registration during Kick-Off-Meeting
    Process Schedule 
    Initial registration / application -
    Initial discussion / topic discussion / kick-off meeting Weddnesday, 04//15/2020, 02:30-04:00 p.m. , Room 1501 - 342
    Topic assignment During Kick-Off-Meeting / topic presentation
    Binding registration During Kick-Off-Meeting / topic presentation
    Commencement of seminar paper starts after topic assignment
    Due Date Seminar PaperTuesday, 06/23/2020
    Submission of seminar paper Following
    Presentation meeting

    Thursday, 07/09/2020, 09:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.,
    Friday, 07/10/2020,  09:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.

  • Winter Semester

    SEMINAR PROFILE

    General Details 
    Seminar title Seminar on Applications for Economic Policy Advice
    Course code(s) 272014
    Academic session WiSe 2020
    Course availability SuSe and WiSe
    Course content 

    Key topic areas depend on semester, orientated towards practice of economic policy advice, e.g. sector studies, foreign trade policy; Content information is provided in good time on the website of the institute.

    Target group / area 

    BSc WiWi PO 2017: Area Economics

    Number of Participants 24 (12x2)
    Course language only German
    Location intern Seminar
    Industry partner No
    Timetable Block seminar
    Completion of term paper during lecture period
    Requirements and Academic Support 
    ObjectivesIn the seminar the students learn about the methodological apprroach, the requirements for concept and structure as well as the acquisition of necessary information (quantitative and qualitative data). In working groups the students apply these on different aspects of the topic based on data and facts.
    Prerequisites -
    Introductory course to academic research Recommended: https://www.sk.uni-hannover.de/schreiben.html 
    Formal guidelines  -
    General Literature
    • Blanchard, O. und G. Illing (2017): Makroökonomie; Pearson.
    • Bauer, A., Fertig, K., Schmidt, C.M. (aktuelle Ausgabe): Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung, Springer.
    • Weimann, J. (aktuelle Ausgabe) Wirtschaftspolitik, Springer.
    Basic literature to introduce each topic Yes
    Methodology Literature analysis, empirical analysis, working with statistical databases (UN, OECD, Eurostat, Destatis u.a.)
    Specialised software -
    Recommended word processing software no special recommendation
    Length of term paper 15-25 pages text, without pictures, tables and appendix
    Meeting(s) to discuss outline min. 2
    Performance requirements / evaluation [indicate weighting] obligated attendance during meetings and presentation of the paper, oral participation / seminar paper (75%), presentation and discussion (25%)
    examiner Prof. Dr. Thomsen
    contact persons

    Dr. Birgit Gehrke

    Dr. Ulrich Schasse
    Group Assignments and Topics 
    Group assignment required
    Group size2
    Group formation as proposed by the students
    topicswill be published on the website of the institute and on Stud.IP
    Assignment of topics based on preferences
    Initial registration none, registration during Kick-Off-Meeting
    Process Schedule 
    Initial registration / application from 09/01/2020 in Stud.IP
    Initial discussion / topic discussion / kick-off meeting Wednesday, 10/21/2020, 09:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.: room 1501 - 342 as an in-class lecture.
    Topic assignmentDuring Kick-Off-Meeting / topic presentation
    Binding registration During Kick-Off-Meeting / topic presentation
    Commencement of seminar paper starts after topic assignment
    Submission of seminar paper 10 weeks after topic assignment
    Submission of presentation Following
    Presentation 

    Monday, 01/25/2020, 09:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.,

    Tuesday, 01/26/2020, 09:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.