Thursday, May 07, 2009

Survey Data in Economics – Methodology and Applications

Call for Papers

On November 06-07, 2009, the Business Cycles Analysis and Survey Department of Ifo will organize a conference in Munich on the topic of survey data in economics. The conference is intended to discuss ongoing research on survey data and its application in economics.

The organizers welcome both theoretical and empirical contributions on survey data in economics, with a special emphasis on methodology and the usage of business survey data. Among the central issues that could be addressed in this conference are:

- methodology of business surveys
- dealing with non-response
- quantitative vs. qualitative responses
- behavioural aspects in surveys
- forecasting performance of survey data in business-cycle research
- econometrics of survey data
- usage of micro-data in empirical economics

More details available here.

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