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Seminar Development and Environmental Economics (273004)

Seminar Development and Environmental Economics (273004)

Seminar profile

General Details
Seminar title Seminar Development and Environmental Economics
Course code(s) 273004
Academic session WiSe 2022/23
Course availability WiSe and SoSe
Course content Seminar Development and Environmental Economics
Target group / area (Zuordnung)

BSc WiWi PO 2017: Area BWL und VWL

Number of participants 15
Course language English
Location internal seminar
Industry partner no
Timetable block course
Completion of term paper during lecture period
Requirements and Academic Support
Objectives The seminar is for students in the fields of “Development and Environmental Economics”, and “Plant sciences” (incl. MSc. in Int. Horticulture). Students will give a presentation on a chosen seminar topic of 15 minutes, followed by a discussion. The seminar will be graded. The total grade consists of partial grades for seminar paper, presentation, being discussant of another student’s paper and participation in the general discussion.
Prerequisites Basic knowledge of economics
Introductory course to academic researchRecommended
Formal guidelines Guidelines for scientific papers (on Stud.IP)
General literature Basic knowledge of business and economics
Basic literature to introduce each topic The students will be provided with 1 - 3 literature sources, and a short description of the topic.
Methodology production theorie, household theory, trade modells, interpretation of econometric modells, meta analysis
Specialised software none
Recommended word processing software no special recommendation
Length of term paper 15 pages (without cover, table of contents)
Meeting(s) to discuss outline 1-2
Performance requirements / evaluation  [indicate weighting] compulsory attendance; written paper (60%), presentation (20%), oral participation and discussion of the other paper (20%)
Examiner(s) Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grote / Prof. Dr. Hermann Waibel
Contact person Florian Heinrichs
Gruppenarbeit und Themenvergabe
Group assignment no
Group siz -
Group formation -
Topics

The topics will be uploaded on Stud.IP one week before begin of lectures.
Assignment of topics Greyhound trial (first-come, first-served)
Initial registration

E-mail:

Florian Heinrichs

Process Schedule
Initial registration / application in the week before first lecture week and in  first lecture week, exact dates will be uploaded on Stud.IP
Initial discussion / topic discussion / kick-off meeting introduction lecture in the first lecture week, exact dates will be uploaded on Stud.IP
Topic assignment please see 'Assignment of topics'
Formal (binding) registration in the week before first lecture week and in  first lecture week, exact dates will be uploaded on Stud.IP
- with form (available on Stud.IP)
Commencement of seminar paper after binding registration with form (available on Stud.IP)is delivered (e-mail)
Submission of seminar paper  ~ 49. calendar week, exact dates will be uploaded on Stud.IP
Submission of presentation

One day before presentations day, PWP-file per E-Mail:

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grote / Prof. Dr. Hermann Waibel

Presentation ~ 49. calendar week, exact dates will be uploaded on Stud.IP