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WORKSHOP ON CAUSAL INFERENCE WITH SPATIAL DATA

Date: 26th and 27th September 2024
Organizer: FDZ Ruhr at the RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
Location: RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, Essen, Germany

 

Call for Papers Deadline: 19th May

Full papers or extended abstracts can be submitted at http://umf.li/126893. Information on acceptance will be conveyed soon after the call for papers deadline.

 

The third “Causal Inference with Spatial Data” workshop, organized by FDZ Ruhr and held at the RWI-Leibniz Institute for Economic Research in Essen, Germany, will bring together young and senior researchers who are working on causal inference problems requiring the use of spatial data. Starting at noon of the 26th and finishing in the afternoon of the 27th of September, the two-day workshop will host presentations in its three broad focus areas in Housing & Urban Development, Environmental & Health, and Labor & Mobility including a PhD poster session as well as four keynote speaker presentations.

 

Participants of our workshop are, among others:

Ines Helm, LMU Munich

Carolin Hoeltken, University of Cambridge

Hans Koster, Free University of Amsterdam

Daniel Sturm, London School of Economics

Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal, University of Barcelona

Yanos Zylberberg, University of Bristol

Call for Papers (coming soon)

Detailed Programme (coming soon)

Travel Information


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Past Workshops

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 brought 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 hosted twelve presentations- three in each session. Additionally, every session had its own keynote speaker.
 

The keynote speakers for our workshop were: 

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

The FDZ Ruhr at the RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research hosted the 1st FDZ Ruhr Regional Disparity Workshop in Essen, Germany, September 19th-20th, 2019. It featured a rich program with state-of-the-art research in regional economics: segregation and regional inequality, housing, spatial econometric methods, and related fields. Non-tenured economists like PhD students, young post-docs, and assistant professors were invited to submit an abstract to fdz@rwi-essen.de by 16 June 2019. Accepted participants had the opportunity to interact with invited experts in regional economics.

The workshop thereby brought together an international assembly of both together young and experienced scholars who share a common interest on the topic of regional disparities. Its goal was to promote the exchange of ideas and experience.

The keynote speakers were:

Gabriel Ahlfeldt (London School of Economics, UK)
R. Kelley Pace (Louisiana State University, USA)

What is special for young researcher?

One-on-one mentoring support for young researcher by an experienced scholar

There was no participation fee. Expenses for travel and a one-night accommodation expenses in the conference hotel and a conference dinner on September 19th was covered.

Organizer:
FDZ Ruhr

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