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Date: 9th and 10th May 2022
Organizer: FDZ Ruhr at the RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
Location: RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, Essen, Germany


Call For Papers Deadline: 11th February 2022  

Full papers or extended abstracts can be submitted to .

Submissions from PhD students are highly encouraged! Information on acceptance will be conveyed soon after the call for papers deadline. 

There is no participation fee. All travel and accommodation costs for accepted presenters will be covered.

The “Causal Inference with Spatial Data” workshop, organized by FDZ Ruhr and held at the RWI-Leibniz Institute for Economic Research in Essen, Germany, on 9th and 10th May 2022 will bring together young and senior researchers who are working on causal inference problems requiring the use of spatial data. With its four broad focus areas in Housing Markets, Environment and Energy, Economic History, and Human Capital and Labor, the two-day workshop will host twelve presentations- three in each session. Additionally, every session will have its own keynote speaker.

The keynote speakers for our workshop are: 

Gabriel Ahlfeldt, London School of Economics and Political Science, Housing Markets  

Anna Alberini, University of Maryland, Environment and Energy  

Mariaflavia Harari, University of Pennsylvania, Human Capital and Labor

Erik Hornung, University of Cologne, Economic History

If you have queries, please contact Patrick Thiel or Arijit Ghosh.

We are grateful for financial support by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung.

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