Postgraduate School


Postgraduate School in Economics 2017

Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center BEROC is pleased to announce the enrollment to the Postgraduate School in Economics to be held in Minsk in January – June 2017 on the basis of the Economic Department of the Belarusian State University.

The School will be held in a module format. The classes are scheduled in the evening (6pm-9pm) for one week per month. Each module consists of 20 academic hours.

The participants will take courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, and a workshop on Research Methods. The instructors are visiting professors from European and US universities, and BEROC faculty. 

Working language of the school is English.


Econometrics I: Cross-Sectional and Time Series Analysis of Data

January 23-27, 2017

Instructor: Maksym Obrizan (Ph.D. University of Iowa), Assistant Professor at Kyiv School of Economics

Microeconomics I: Consumer Theory, Behavioural Economics  

February 2017

Instructor: Volodymyr Vakhitov (Ph.D. University of Kentucky), Assistant Professor at Kyiv School of Economics

Macroeconomics I: Economic Growth

March 2017

Instructor: Kateryna Bornukova (Ph.D. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid), Academic Director at BEROC

Microeconomics II: Producer Theory, Introduction to Corporate Finance

April 2017

Instructor: Viktar Fedaseyeu (Ph.D. Boston College), Assistant Professor at Bocconi University

Macroeconomics II: Topics in Macroeconomics  

May 2017

Instructor: Igor Livshits (Ph.D. University of Minnesota), Associate Professor at Western University

Econometrics II: Applied Microeconometrics

May 2017

Instructor: Aliaksandr Amialchuk (Ph.D. University of Houston), Associate Professor at University of Toledo

Research Methods: 

June 2017

Instructors: Kateryna Bornukova (Ph.D. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid), Academic Director at BEROC

Dzmitry Kruk (Ph.D. candidate at Crakow University of Economics), Researcher at BEROC

Applicants selected for participation under competition will be awarded scholarships covering tuition fee and possible reimbursement of travel and accommodation costs for graduate students from regional universities located in Belarus subject to study success. 

Those participants who will attend not less than 80% of classes and successfully pass the exams will get the certificates.

To be an appropriate candidate you should: 

• be a PhD or MA student or plan to enter PhD or MA program at Belarusian university;

• have good knowledge of English;

• have good university record (the average score should be equal or higher than 7,5 on a ten-point scale).

To participate in the competition process you should fill in the application form in English by December 18, 2016. 

BEROC has the right to check the information included into the application. 

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Selected candidates will be contacted via e-mail on January 9, 2016.