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CfP: ZEW Workshop on the Economics of Higher Education @ Mannheim, November 18-19, 2019

ZEW will host an international workshop on the “economics of higher education” in Mannheim on November 18-19, 2019, which will bring together 15-20 economists working on the choice and outcomes of higher education programmes, as well as on higher education policy.

We particularly invite empirical contributions relating to the following topics:

  • Determinants and effects of university drop-out
  • Field of study choice and labour market outcomes
  • Returns to different types of degrees and institutions
  • Gender and socio-economic status differences in higher education echoices and outcomes
  • Evaluation  of interventions to increase study success
  • Fiscal returns to higher education.

Interested researchers are invited to sumbmit a paper using the following e-mail address: The application deadline is 15 July 2019.

Please find more information here.