ARGE Masterclass

Call for Papers for the
1st ARGE Masterclass 2023

We are pleased to announce that Christiane Baumeister (University of Notre Dame; NBER; CEPR) will provide the Masterclass on “Econometrics of Energy Markets“

July 4-5, 2023 
DIW Berlin, Mohrenstraße 58, 10117 Berlin
In person for 30; 6 lectures plus 4 student presentations; broadcast per video conference

The Masterclass is open to doctoral students and postdoctorates who completed their dissertations no more than two years ago.

The objective of this course is to provide participants with state-of-the-art structural vector autoregressive (SVAR) models using Bayesian methods for identification. In the second part of the course, this framework will be applied to modeling the global oil market to study the determinants of oil price fluctuations and the macroeconomic consequences of oil price shocks.

Please find here more information on content of the lecture and the call for papers.

There are no workshop fees. Travelling expenses should be covered by your institutions.


We encourage all young researchers interested in this Masterclass to apply. Interested candidates should submit their CV and, if interested in presenting their own research at the workshop, a paper or extended abstract for presentation by March 15, 2023 to

The selection of the four student presentations will be made by Kerstin Bernoth, Vice Dean of the DIW Graduate Center. The decisions will be sent out by March 31, 2023.


For more information, please Christiane Zschech
E-Mail: arge(at)
Tel: +49 30 89789 181/437