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Home | Events | Tinbergen Institute Lectures | TI Economics Lectures 2021

TI Economics Lectures 2021

Is replaced with Economic Policy Research Workshop


This year, due to COVID19, the TI lectures in economics are replaced by a workshop on economic policy research. The workshop consists of six online sessions where prominent scholars present in their area of expertise. Unless announced otherwise, each expert delivers a 75 minute lecture followed by a 15 minute Q&A session. Students and PhD students are invited to join the lectures (see below).

List of speakers:
  1. Emi Nakamura (University of California, Berkeley), May 20, 17h00-18h30 CEST, on Monetary non-neutrality, high frequency identification and the information effect
  2. Pierre Regibeau (European Commission), May 21, 17h00-18h30 CEST, on Competition policy in the digital age
  3. Robert Pindyck (MIT), May 25, 17h00-18h30 CEST, on the Economics of climate change
  4. Michèle Tertilt (University of Mannheim, Germany), June 14, 17h00-18h30, on Macro, family economics and gender (possibly pre- and post-COVID19). Lecture based on papers: The Impact of Covid-19 on Gender Equality (co-authors: Titan Alon,Matthias Doepke, and Jane Olmstead-Rumsey), This Time It’s Different: The Role of Women’s Employment in a Pandemic Recession (Titan Alon, Matthias Doepke, and Jane Olmstead-Rumsey), From Mancession to Shecession: Women’s Employment in Regular and Pandemic Recessions (co-author: Titan Alon, Sena Coskun, Matthias Doepke, and David Koll).
  5. Barry Eichengreen (University of California, Berkeley), June 15, 20h00-21h30 CEST, on Public debt: history, theory and policy
  6. Andrés Velasco (LSE), June 28, 17h30-19h00 CEST, on Bridging Research and Policy for Effective Governance

Students attending the workshop for credits must sit in all lectures and write an essay pertaining to one of the six topics. The essay has two parts: i) a literature review of policy relevant research on the topic of their choice and ii) a research proposal that aims to expand knowledge available to policy makers (on that topic). The research proposal should contain at least three (sub-)projects, with some detail on the research question, methodology, and sources of information.

To register for this workshop for credits:
  • Research master students register in Osiris. Course code is TI206.
  • TI PhD students register here. Costs for workshop and exam is € 500.
  • External PhD students are requested to submit a letter of motivation to the program director. Costs for workshop and exam is € 500.

To join the workshop NOT for credits:

  • All fellows and (PhD) students taking the workshop for wisdom and joy can get Zoom access through the event login on the Intranet.
  • Externals who want to attend one or more of the lectures send an email to courses@tinbergen.nl.

View the Tinbergen Institute Lectures calendar here.

View the Tinbergen Institute Lectures archive here.