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Case Studies in Microeconomic Evaluation: Data and methods for learning what works

Series of webinars on case studies in evaluation of EU policies on November 24, December 2 and 9, 2020

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 24,  Dec 2 and Dec 9, 2020.

 

Where

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

Participants should register through EU Learn. (Keywords: “Case studies” and “Microeconomic evaluation”)

 

What

 

Nov 24, 2020

h 14.30-16:00

Method: Regression Discontinuity Design

 

 

Case study 1: “Academic Career Effects of Participating in the Erasmus Programme: Evidence from Administrative Data on Students' Applications”

 

 

Partner: DG EAC

 

 

Case study 2: “The Impact of EU Grants for Research and Innovation on Private Firms’ Performance”

 

 

Partner: DG RTD

EU learn:

https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/ilp/pages/coursedescription.jsf?courseId=37766049&catalogId=115358   

 

 

 

 

Dec 2, 2020

h 15-16:00

Method: Difference-in-Differences

 

 

Case study: “Indirect Cost Compensation under the EU ETS: A Firm-level Analysis”

 

 

Partner: DG COMP

EU learn:

https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/ilp/pages/coursedescription.jsf?courseId=37815266&catalogId=115358

 

 

 

 

Dec 9, 2020 

h 15-16:00

Method: Matching

 

 

Case study: “Matching using sequences: the evaluation of the Irish JobsPlus wage subsidy scheme”

 

 

Partner: DG EMPL

EU learn:

https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/ilp/pages/coursedescription.jsf?courseId=37828838&catalogId=115358

 

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

2020 Case studies in microeconomicevaluation
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2020 11 24 general intro
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2020 11 24 presentation 1 RTD grants
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2020 11 24 presentation 2 Erasmus
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2020 12 02 presentation on ETS indirect compensation
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2020 12 09 presentation on EMPL intervention
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