Course Outline:

This course consists of two modules namely (1) Linear algebra and Dynamic Optimization, and (2) choice modelling. The course is intended to offer a solid grounding in the fundamental techniques of algebra, dynamic optimization and choice modelling that will be required to conduct applied economics analyses. It is assumes that students have taken Honours level mathematics. Therefore, it will be assumed that students have a very strong understanding of linear algebra and calculus. Students are also assumed to be comfortable with Honours level microeconomic and macroeconomic theory.

2. Teaching Assistant

Summer School on Valuing Options of Adaption to Climate Change using Choice Experiments. 

University of Cape Town, South Africa, 28 August - 03 September 2022.

Organizers: Prof. Dr. Djiby Thiam (University of Cape Town, South Africa), Prof. Dr. Katrin Rehdanz (Kiel University, Germany), Prof. Petr Mariel (Universidad del País Vasco, Bilbao, Spain) and Dr. Jürgen Meyerhoff (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany).