Advanced Studies Program at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Germany


The Kiel Institute's Advanced Studies Program in International Economic Policy Research was established in 1984. The ten-month program offers:

The Kiel Institute offers the possibility of attending selected courses of its Advanced Studies Program. Participants will have to take care of accommodation themselves (the Kiel Institute can give names and prices of nearby hotels on request). There is no application deadline, but early application is recommended. Ph.D. candidates from academic institutions obtain a 60 per cent reduction on the regular course fee; they may also apply for low-price accommodation at the InstituteТs student residence. Participation in course exams is possible (6 credit points for a two-week course, 3 credit points for a one-week course). In case of further questions please contact:

Program Guide 2013/2014

Macroeconomics in Open Economies
Roberto Rigobon (MIT) and Cedric Tille (Graduate Institute, Geneva)

Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
Tommaso Monacelli (Bocconi University)

Monetary Policy: Theory and Practice
Volker Wieland (University of Frankfurt)

International Trade: Gravity and Geography
Gianmarco Ottaviano (LSE)

Firms in International Trade
Marc Melitz (Harvard University)

Labour Markets and Distribution
Giuseppe Bertola (EDHEC, Paris)

International Migration
Hillel Rapoport (Bar-Ilan University)

Economic Growth
David Weil (Brown University)

Institutions and Development
James Robinson (Harvard University)

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