Each academic year VGSE invites at least three guest professors (one in microeconomics, one in macroeconomics, and one in econometrics) to hold an intensive course of approximately two weeks. The guest professors who visit in the academic year 2012/13 are Prof. Dale Mortensen, Prof. Shakeeb Kahn, Prof. Clemens Puppe, and Prof. Thomas Lubik. Information about themselves and their lectures is provided below.
|Marcus Hagedorn||Institute for Advanced Studies||Macro-labor Economics|
|Thomas Lubik || Federal Reserve Bank of |
| Empirical Macroeconomics: Models and Methods |
|Clemens Puppe || Karlsruhe Institute for |
| Welfare Economics and Incentives |
|Shakeeb Khan || Duke University ||Topics in Microeconometrics|
|Dale Mortensen || Northwestern University || Search and Matching Models of the Labor Market Allocation |
|Ingmar Prucha || Maryland || Topics in Microeconometrics |
|Yossef Spiegel || Tel Aviv University || Antitrust |
|John Hassler || Stockholm University || Public Finance |
|Ronald Harstad||University of Missouri - Columbia||Auction Theory / Auctions and Experiments|
Clemens Puppe visited VGSE for two weeks in December 2012 as a guest professor and gave a lecture on "Welfare Economics and Incentives". Clemens Puppe holds the Chair of Economic Theory at the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology. He specializes in microeconomic theory, in particular decision theory and social choice theory.
Thomas Lubik is group vice president for macroeconomics and financial economics in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. His research interests focus on Monetary Policy, Search and Matching, Indeterminacy, Open Economy Macroeconomics, and Bayesian Estimation. He will give a lecture in the field of "Empirical Macroeconomics" in May 2013.
John Hassler from Stockholm University held an inspiring lecture on "Public Finance" during his visit as a guest professor at VGSE beginning of June 2012. During the welcome dinner with students of his class new research ideas were discussed and the personal network enlarged.
In 2011 VGSE welcomed Ronald Harstad from the University of Missouri - Columbia as their first guest professor. He held the two interesting lectures "Auction theory" and "Auctions and Experiments" as well as a presentation on his paper "Political economy field experiments become possible" in the Micro Research Seminar.