The conference objective is to discuss recent scientific contributions on evaluationresearch. Theoretical, empirical, experimental and policy oriented contributions are welcome.

Invited Speakers

  • Joshua Angrist
    (MIT, Cambridge, USA)
  • Richard Blundell
    (University College London, UK)
  • Gerard van den Berg
    (Free University of Amsterdam, NL)

Topics of Interest

  • Dynamic treatment effects
  • General equilibrium effects
  • Heterogeneous treatment effects
  • Natural and field experiments
  • Active labour market policy
  • Education economics

<HTML>Call for Papers</HTML>

The deadline for submission of full papers is June 1, 2004. Electronic submission of papers in Post Script, PDF or MS Word format is encouraged.
Please submit to:
The decision on acceptance will be made no later than July 15, 2004.<HTML>

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The conference fee is € 200. For participants who present a paper, travel expenses (APEX fare), accommodation and conference fee will be covered by the ZEW. Presenters will be asked to discuss another paper. All participants are requested toregister no later than September 1, 2004.


22.10.2004 - 23.10.2004


ZEW, L7,1 68161 MannheimUniversität Mannheim, L7,3-5 68161 Mannheim