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Development Economics (seminar)

Attention: Students have to sign up for this course with the instructor.

The dates for the seminar will be chosen according to students' preferences. The date for the introductory meeting will be announced later.

Course title: Entwicklungsökonomie (Blockseminar) / Development Economics (seminar)

Number of participants: 10

Offered: every semester

Instructors: Prof. Dr. Markus Frölich, Dr. Andreas Landmann

Method (hours per week): seminar (2)

Course level: Bachelor

Course language: German

Prerequisites: Grundlagen der Ökonometrie/ Basic Econometrics

Examination: seminar paper + presentation

ECTS-Credits: 6

Registration: Throughout the year as soon as possible. Places are allocated "first come first serve". Please send your registration via e-mail to mannsperger(at)

Please give us the following information:

- matriculation number

- course of study (Bachelor, Economics or Business Administration)

- What are your topic preferences? Please indicate at least five topics from the list of topics. Please prioritize the indicated topics you prefer, i. e. please mention the one you prefer most at first (no. 1, no. 2, etc.). Own topics are also possible and welcome.

Course description:

The seminar covers current topics related to labour markets in developing countries with an empirical microeonometric focus. The topics include among other things: child labour, informal labour markets, entrepreneurship, firm creation, labour market regulations, microcredit, microinsurances, etc. (The seminar is offered in the autumn term and in the spring term in the form of a block seminar.)

Contact person: Prof. Dr. Markus Frölich, email: mannsperger(at), L7, 3 - 5, room 107, phone 181-1845 (secretary's office)


List of Topics


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