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Case studies in Microeconomic Evaluation 2021

Series of webinars on case studies in evaluation of EU policies on November 11, 18 and 25, 2021

Objective

The aim of the training is to share good practice in evaluation of impacts of EU policies. The focus is on how to use causal methodologies to inform the evaluation process, from the design to the choice of data, to the analysis and to the interpretation of results.

 

When

Three webinars, on Nov 11,  18 and 25, 2021.

 

Where

Online – Details to access the web event will be shared the day before each event.

Participants from the Commission: please register through EU Learn (keywords: “Case studies” and “Microeconomic evaluation”). For any additional info, please contact: ec-cc-me@ec.europa.eu

 

What

 

Nov 11, 2021

h 15:00-16:00

Method: Regression Discontinuity Design

 

 

Case study: “The impact of a need based higher education grant on students’ academic progression. Evidences from Portugal”

 

 

Partner: DG EMPL

 

 

EU learn: 

https://eulearn.europa.eu/ilp/pages/description.jsf#/users/@self/catalogues/115358/courses/49626234/description

 

 

   

 

Nov 18, 2021

h 15:00-16:00

Method: Generalized propensity score matching

 

 

Case study: “Evaluating the CAP’s impact on value added and employment in rural areas”

 

 

Partner: DG AGRI

 

 

EU learn:

https://eulearn.europa.eu/ilp/pages/description.jsf#/users/@self/catalogues/115358/courses/49628312/description

 

 

 

 

Nov 25, 2021 

h 15:00-16:00

Method: Difference-in-Differences

 

 

Case study: “The impact of Roam-Like-At-Home on the roaming market and European consumers’ welfare”

 

 

Partner: DG CNECT

EU learn:

https://eulearn.europa.eu/ilp/pages/description.jsf#/users/@self/catalogues/115358/courses/49628488/description

 

How: Each webinar is focused on a different methodology and it is divided in 3 sections:

  • Section 1: Brief introduction to the method (15 minutes)
  • Section 2: Case study (30 minutes)
  • Section 3: Discussion (15 minutes)

 

Presentations will be given by JRC- I.1.CC-ME; discussants come from the Partner DG