The Art and Science of Microeconomic Modeling - a course by prof. O. Stark

30 November 2016

Starting on Monday, May 8, 2017, a two-week course entitled “The Art and Science of Microeconomic Modeling” will be given at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw by Professor Oded Stark.

Professor Stark is a Professor at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw and holds professorships and distinguished appointments at other universities. In recent years he has been listed as number one in the RePEc / IDEAS ranking of the top economists in Poland, and among the top 1% in the RePEc / IDEAS ranking of the leading economists in Europe. In 2013 Professor Stark was awarded Doctor honoris causa by the Senate of the University of Warsaw. He is the author of several books that met with international acclaim, and of numerous publications in international peer-reviewed journals. Lectures given by Professor Stark are well received by students, partly because of his charisma, openness, and non-standard way of teaching. Professor Stark is also of the habit of offering doctoral scholarships and research assistantships to his best students. More information about Professor Stark can be found at

 “The Art and Science of Microeconomic Modeling” course is intended for Ph.D. and advanced M.A. students, and is held in English. The participation requirements are well-developed mathematical skills and fluency in English. Passing the two-week intensive course is equivalent to gaining 30 hours of an elective course (International Economics students) or 30 hours of an “economics extension” (‘rozszerzenie ekonomii’) course (students of programs taught in Polish). For Quantitative Finance students, the course will be credited as an additional course. M.A. students accorded the highest grade in the exam of the course increase their chances of a successful application for Ph.D. studies at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, and of writing a Ph.D. thesis under the supervision of Professor Stark. Registration for the course will be via USOS, starting on January 12, 2017 (according to the Faculty’s registration schedule). Should you have any questions regarding the course, then please contact Ewa Zawojska (email address: M!]~^3EA19uTPpV_|=`zg{W]#[/z?vNx5&mTmC2yLW#zEpplD).

A syllabus will be made available a little before the start of the course. Please find attached a schedule of the course.

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