Chair News

Summer term 2020
Dear students, according to the new regulations, the RUB and all its facilities will be closed from March 18, 2020. So far we do not have any further information. We act according to the information provided by our faculty. Therefore, requests regarding our courses in the upcoming semester and bachelor or master theses cannot be answered until further notice. We kindly ask you to check the stated webpages as well as this website regularly. Application deadlines for all courses have been extended to April 15. Your Empirical Economics Team

Job Posting
Dear students, the chair of Empirical Economics is looking for two new student assistants with different qualification profile. If you're interested, have a look at the .pdfs below. Your Empirical Economics team

Microeconometrics Tutorial
Dear students, please note that there will be no Microeconometrics tutorial on Monday, April 8th. The first tutorial takes place on April 15th and starts at 09:00. Your Empirical Economics Team

Job Posting
Dear students, below, you will find a job posting for a position as a research assistant at our chair. If you are interested and if you fulfill the stated requirements, please do not hesitate to apply! Your Empirical Economics Team

Welcome to the chair of Empirical Economics

Research and teaching of the chair of Empirical Economics focuses on evidence-based economic policy in a variety of different fields. Specifically, predominantly microeconometric methods are used to evaluate different policy measures with a focus on issues in labor market, education, and population economics. Concerning teaching, the aim of the chair is to teach students fundamental knowledge about identification strategies which allow them to obtain insights in causal relationships. Furthermore, the chair offers different lectures in labor economics, economics of migration and various seminars and courses in applied economic policy.

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Postal address

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaft
Lehrstuhl für Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung

Prof. Dr. Thomas K. Bauer
Universitätsstraße 150
44801 Bochum

Building GD, level 03, room 361
Telephone: +49 (0)234 32 - 25341
Fax: +49 (0)234 32 - 14273