The seminar targets advanced bachelor students of economics, discussing topics related to deforestation and forest conservation. Based on recently published empirical papers, it dealswith the economic and political causes of deforestation as well as the analysis of effective forest conser-vation strategies. Each student is required to choose a paper from the list below, which will constitutethe primary literature of the seminar paper and has to be presented in the block meeting. Students arerequired to search for additional literature and discuss the findings of the primary literature within thecontext of further papers. Additionally, the seminar will introduce basic concepts of scientific writing (and interpreting empirical evidence).
Download the syllabus here
Download the literature bib file here.
Download slides here or see online in next section
Introduction to matching