The CESifo Group, consisting of the Center for Economic Studies (CES), the Ifo Institute and the CESifo GmbH (Munich Society for the Promotion of Economic Research) is a research group unique in Europe in the area of economic research. read on CESifo Group Munich
The annual special event at CES
Every year, the Scientific Advisory Council nominates an outstanding international economist as the Distinguished CES Fellow. The award is presented in November, when the laureate gives the Munich Lectures in Economics, sharing a recent economics research topic with a broad audience.
Distinguished CES Fellow 2014: Kenneth Rogoff, Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University
Munich Lecture in Economics 18 November 2014 "Rethinking the Global Currency System"
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The European Union research project “LLLightinEurope”, in which the Ifo Institute is a participating institution, is offering a comprehensive, open online course (MOOC) entitled “Solution and Innovation Skills” in conjunction with the Digital School of Leuphana University of Lüneburg and the Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen. The course starts on October 8th this year. With this online-course, the partner universities take up the topic of innovation and participants learn how to develop and implement new ideas. The ten-week course is taught in English and is free of charge and open to everyone. Researchers from such institutions as the Harvard Business School, the MIT Media Lab, the Harvard Kennedy School, and the University of Luxembourg have helped to develop the ideas for this course. read on New Online Course: “Solution and Innovation Skills”