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Seminar Entwicklungs- und Umweltökonomie

Seminar Development and Environmental Economics (273004)

  • Winter term

    Seminar profile

    General Details
    Seminar title Seminar Entwicklungs- und Umweltökonomie
    Course code(s) 273004
    Academic session WinSem 2023/24
    Course availability WinSem and SomSem
    Course content Seminar Entwicklungs- und Umweltökonomie
    Target group / area (Zuordnung) BSc WiWi PO 2017: BWL and 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 an course for students of development and environmental economics as well as the economic examination subjects in the study of plant sciences (including International Horticulture). The students are asked to give a 15-minute lecture on a topic, which is then discussed. A certificate is issued for successful participation (term paper, lecture, regular participation in the discussion).
    Prerequisites Basic knowledge of economic sciences
    Introductory course to academic research No
    Formal guidelines Guidelines for the preparation of scientific papers (on Stud.IP)
    General literature Fundamentals of business administration and economics
    Basic literature to introduce each topic The students are provided with 1 - 3 sources and a short description of the topic.
    Methodology Production theory, household theory, trade models, interpretation of econometric models, meta-analysis
    Specialised software none
    Recommended word processing software no particular recommendation
    Length of term paper 15 pages (without title and table of content,...)
    Meeting(s) to discuss outline 1 - 2
    Performance requirements / evaluation [indicate weighting] Obligatory attendance; written work (60%), lecture (20%), oral participation and co-presentation (20%)
    Examiner(s) Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grote
    Contact person Florian Heinrichs
    Group Assignments and Topics
    Group assignment no
    Group size -
    Group formation -
    Topics The topics will be uploaded on Stud.IP ca. one week before lectures start.
    Assignment of topics first come, first served
    Initial registration Registration only with a topic (please see uploaded list on Stud.IP), beginning ca. one week before lectures start,  email: Florian Heinrichs
    Process Schedule
    Initial registration / application Ca. one week before lectures start as well as in the first week of lectures, exact dates will be announced later (on Stud.IP)
    Initial discussion / topic discussion / kick-off meeting Preliminary discussion in the first week of lectures, exact dates to be announced (on Stud.IP)
    Topic assignment Preliminary discussion in the first week of lectures, exact dates to be announced (on Stud.IP)
    Formal (binding) registration one week before the start of lectures and in the first week of lectures, exact dates will be announced (on Stud.IP), with form
    Commencement of seminar paper after binding registration with form (available on Stud.IP)
    Submission of seminar paper exact dates will be announced later (on Stud.IP)
    Submission of presentation

    1 day before the block seminar, Powerpoint file by email:

    Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grote

    Presentation exact dates will be announced later (on Stud.IP)
  • Summer term

    Seminar profile

    General Details
    Seminar title Seminar Entwicklungs- und Umweltökonomie
    Course code(s) 273004
    Academic session SomSem 2024
    Course availability WinSem and SomSem
    Course content Seminar Entwicklungs- und Umweltökonomie
    Target group / area (Zuordnung)

    BSc WiWi PO 2017: BWL and VWL

    Number of participants 12
    Course language  German
    Location internal seminar
    Industry partner no
    Timetable block course
    Completion of term paper during lecture period
    Requirements and Academic Support
    Objectives The seminar is an course for students of development and environmental economics as well as the economic examination subjects in the study of plant sciences (including International Horticulture). The students are asked to give a 15-minute lecture on a topic, which is then discussed. A certificate is issued for successful participation (term paper, lecture, regular participation in the discussion).
    Prerequisites Basic knowledge of economic sciences
    Introductory course to academic research No
    Formal guidelines Guidelines for the preparation of scientific papers (on Stud.IP)
    General literature Fundamentals of business administration and economics
    Basic literature to introduce each topic The students are provided with 1 - 3 sources and a short description of the topic.
    Methodology Production theory, household theory, trade models, interpretation of econometric models, meta-analysis
    Specialised software none
    Recommended word processing software no particular recommendation
    Length of term paper 15 pages (without title and table of content,...)
    Meeting(s) to discuss outline 1 - 2
    Performance requirements / evaluation [indicate weighting] Obligatory attendance; written work (60%), lecture (20%), oral participation and co-presentation (20%)
    Examiner(s) Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grote
    Contact person Florian Heinrichs
    Group Assignments and Topics
    Group assignment no
    Group size -
    Group formation -
    Topics The topics will be announced on Stud.IP one week before lectures start.
    Assignment of topics first come, first served
    Initial registration E-Mail: Florian Heinrichs
    Process Schedule
    Initial registration / application One week before lectures start as well as in the first week of lectures, exact dates will be announced later (on Stud.IP)
    Initial discussion / topic discussion / kick-off meeting Preliminary discussion in the first week of lectures, exact dates to be announced (on Stud.IP)
    Topic assignment Preliminary discussion in the first week of lectures, exact dates to be announced (on Stud.IP)
    Formal (binding) registration one week before the start of lectures and in the first week of lectures, exact dates will be announced (on Stud.IP), with form
    Commencement of seminar paper after binding registration with form (available on Stud.IP)
    Submission of seminar paper exact dates will be announced later (on Stud.IP)
    Submission of presentation

    1 day before the block seminar, Powerpoint file by e-mail:

    Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grote

    Presentation exact dates will be announced later (on Stud.IP)