Summer school: Valuing options of adaptation to climate change using choice experiments

Event Information

Sunday 28 August — Saturday 3 September, 2022
University of Cape Town, South Africa
Event type

The objective of the Summer School is to present Choice 
Experiments as a tool for trade-off assessment to 
participants from Sub-Saharan Africa. It offers a unique 
opportunity for early-career researchers to learn from and 
interact with experts and to present their own work.


•    Theoretical foundations of consumer theory

•    Design of Choice Experiments with a specific reference to adaptation to climate change

•    State-of-the-art models for the econometric analysis of discrete choice data

•    Interpretation of results with respect
to policymaking

Experts teaching the course

Prof. Dr. Djiby Thiam - University of Cape Town, South Africa
Prof. Dr. Katrin Rehdanz - Kiel University, Germany
Dr. Petr Mariel - Universidad del País Vasco, Bilbao, Spain 
Dr. Jürgen Meyerhoff - Technische Universität Berlin, Germany Venue

The Summer School will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, and will be hosted by the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town. 

The application deadline is April 15th, 2022. We strongly encourage female researchers to apply.

How to apply

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Event | 4 February 2022