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

Summer Semester 2018

Visiting Professor
We are happy to announce that Prof. Ira Gang from the Rutgers University is visiting our chair from June 5th to June 21st in the course of a research visit. He will be located in room GC 3/57. Your Empirical Economics team

Exam Inspection - Applied Empirical Economics
Dear students, the exam inspection for the module Applied Empirical Economics (Angewandte Empirische Wirschaftsforschung) will take place on March 30th between 10:00 and 12:00. In order to register, please send an e-mail to empwifo(at) 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