Advanced Studies Program

ASP Program Guide

The Advanced Studies Program (ASP) started in 1984. Since then, more than 650 participants graduated from the program. They are now part of the Advanced Studies Alumni Association, a global network with members in more than 50 countries. Find out more about the ASP. 

Timetable and Courses

2018 / 2019

July 26

Arrival

July 30 - August 10

Macroeconomics in Open Economies

Cedric Tille (Geneva)

August 13 - 17

Firms and Workers in the Global Marketplace

Penny Goldberg (Yale)

August 20 - 31

Seminars and Head of Research Areas Presentation

September 4 - 6

Firm Dynamics and Economic Growth

Ufuk Akcigit (Chicago)

September 11

Global Economic Symposium Conference

September 24 - 28

Monetary Economics

Fabio Canova (Florence)

October 1 -  5

Seminars and Preparation of ASP Policy Lab paper

October 8 - 12

Rationality, Morals and Ethics in Economics

Sanjit Dhami (Leicester)

October 22 - 25

Topics in International Finance - Financial Crises

Carmen Reinhart (Harvard)

October 29 - November 9

Preparation of own Research paper and opportunity to attend courses of Kiel University's Ph.D. Program "Quantitative Economics

November  12 - 16

Forecasting Methods - with an application to GDP

Jens Boysen-Hogrefe (Institute for the World Economy)

November  19 - December 7

Preparation of own Research paper and opportunity to attend courses of Kiel University's Ph.D. Program "Quantitative Economics

December 10 - 14

Topics in Applied Microeconometric Methods

Sourafel Girma (Nottingham)

December 17 - January 12

Christmas Break

2019

January 14 - 18

International Trade and Macroeconomics

Fabio Ghironi (Washington)

January 21 - May 10

Preparation of own Research paper and opportunity to attend courses of Kiel University's Ph.D. Program "Quantitative Economics"

May 13 - 17

International Trade and the Gravity

Keith Head (British Columbia)

May 20 - 24

ASP Study Trip

Additional Courses at the Kiel University

An additional feature of the program is the opportunity to participate in selected courses of Kiel University's Ph.D. Program "Quantitative Economics" during the winter term 2018/19. The list of courses usually includes: Advanced Macroeconomics; Advanced Microeconomics; Foreign Exchange Markets - Theory and Empirics; Climate and Energy Economics; Advanced International Trade; Theory of Financial Markets; Advanced Statistics and Econometrics.   

Part of my role is to meet the ASP alumni from all over the world. One thing they always say is that it was one of the best year of their life!

Harmen Lehment
Founding and Former Director, ASP

Harmen Lehment (Founding and Former Director, ASP)

Prof. Dennis Snower, Ph.D. - - Institut für Weltwirtschaft (IfW) / Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Dennis J. Snower (President, Kiel Institute)

The Kiel Institute offers its students a vibrant research  surrounding and courses by some of the best professors  from around the world. But even more than that, the Kiel  Institute is proud to have established many long-term and  trustful relationships with former students; relationships  which only a program like the ASP can produce.

Dennis J. Snower
President, Kiel Institute

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