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Seminar Entwicklungs- und Umweltökonomie

Seminar Development and Environmental Economics (273004)

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General Details
Seminar title Seminar Entwicklungs- und Umweltökonomie
Course code(s) 273004
Academic session WiSe 19/20
Course availability SoSe and WiSe
Course content Seminar Entwicklungs- und Umweltökonomie
Target group / area (Zuordnung)

MSc WiWi PO 2018: BWL and VWL

Number of participants15
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 recommended
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 / Prof. Dr. Hermann Waibel
Contact person SoSe: Marita Lanka [E-Mail]
WiSe: Florian Heinrichs [E-Mail]
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 SoSe: Marita Lanka [E-Mail]
WiSe: Florian Heinrichs [E-Mail]
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 paperafter 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:
SoSe: Marita Lanka [E-Mail]
WiSe: Florian Heinrichs [E-Mail]
Presentation exact dates will be announced later (on Stud.IP)