Research Seminars

Economics Research Seminar
The Economics Research Seminar provides an opportunity for selected academics to present their current research work. It offers a forum for intellectual interchange and discussion between external and internal scholars.

Volkswirtschaftliches Doktorandenseminar
The Doctoral Seminar in Economics (Volkswirtschaftliches Doktorandenseminar) provides a forum in which doctoral students discuss their research projects with each other and with their professors. Doctoral students have the opportunity to present work in progress in order to receive feedback at an early stage of the research process. Occasionally, external doctoral students are invited to present their research projects at the economics group.

Colloquium on the Foundations of the Market Order
The Leipzig Colloquium on the Foundations of the Market Order provides an opportunity for academics interested in a free society and the principles of the market economy to meet and discuss research. The colloquium meets several times each term on Thursday afternoons. Invited researchers present the gist of their work, taking no more than 20 minutes. To encourage a fruitful discussion, papers are read in advance by participants.

Leipziger wirtschaftspolitische Gespräche
The Leipziger wirtschaftspolitische Gespräche is a seminar series in which prominent academics, politicians or representatives of firms discuss important economic policy issues. The seminar aims to provide a forum for exchange between speakers, students and the interested public in the Leipzig area.


Members of the economics group have published, among others, in the following journals:

  • American Economic Review
  • Ecological Economics
  • Economic History Review
  • Economics Letters
  • Economics of Education Review
  • European Economic Review
  • European Journal of Political Economy
  • Games and Economic Behaviour
  • International Game Theory Review
  • Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik
  • Journal of Comparative Economics
  • Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  • Journal of Economic Theory
  • Journal of Development Economics
  • Journal of Financial Services Research
  • Journal of Public Economics
  • Land Use Policy
  • Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics
  • Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance
  • Review of Economics and Statistics
  • Review of International Economics
  • Scandinavian Journal of Economics
  • Social Choice and Welfare
  • Theory and Decision

The faculties' discussion paper series can be found here...

Conference Presentations

Members of the economics group regularly present their research papers at renowned academic conferences such as:

  • Annual Conference of the European Economic Association
  • Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society
  • Annual European Meeting of the Econometric Society
  • Annual Conference of the International Society for New Institutional Economics
  • Biannual conferences of the European / International Society for Ecological Economics
  • Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik
  • World Congress of the Econometric Society

letzte Änderung: 25.05.2018 

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