Team

Prof. Dr. Gert G. Wagner

Prof. Dr. Gert G. Wagner
Role
Executive Board Member
Department
Executive Board
Key activities
  • Research Management
  • Policy Advice
  • Resarch on Social Risk Management
  • Research on Survey Methodology
  • Teaching of Economics

    Publications at DIW Berlin

    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (03.05.2016 / 2016)

    Bei manchen hat das heitere Gemüt schon Tradition

    Philipp D. Köllinger, Lars Bertram, Gert G. Wagner
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (03.05.2016 / 2016)

    Die Rente bleibt unsicher

    Gert G. Wagner
    Beiträge in Tages- und Wochenzeitungen (11.05.2016 / 2016)

    Die Legende vom Prekariat

    Gert G. Wagner
    DIW Economic Bulletin (19 / 2016)

    Typical Employment Subject to Mandatory Social Security Contributions Remains the Norm

    Michael Arnold, Anselm Mattes, Gert G. Wagner

    Vorträge am DIW Berlin

  • Vortrag Frühjahrstagung 2016 : Gesprächskreis Sozialwissenschaften der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
    Berlin, 08.04.2016 - 09.04.2016

    Rechtliche Regelungen und administrative Praxis für die Nutzung sozialwissenschaftlicher Daten
    Gert G. Wagner

  • Vortrag Arbeiten 4.0 - Die Halbzeitkonferenz. Auf dem Weg zu einem Weißbuch : Veranstaltung des BMAS
    Berlin, 15.03.2016

    Zukunft der sozialen Sicherung : Impulsreferat und Podiumsdiskussion
    Gert G. Wagner

  • Vortrag 10. Workshop der Panelsurveys in Deutschland
    Berlin, 23.02.2016 - 24.02.2016

    Stellungnahme der Akademien zu Panelsurveys in Deutschland
    Gert G. Wagner

  • Vortrag Sozialpolitikforschung in der Krise? Stand und Perspektiven : Tagung des Bundesministeriums für Arbeit und Soziales
    Berlin, 23.02.2016

    Statements des Sozialbeirats : Impulsvortrag
    Gert G. Wagner

  • Vortrag Industrie - Infrastruktur - Gesellschaft : Symposium zum Auftakt des Mercator-Projekts "Wege zur Metropole Ruhr - Heimat im Wandel | 1972 bis heute"
    Essen, 28.01.2016

    Methodikworkshop : Vortrag
    Gert G. Wagner

  • Selected Research Projects

    Aktuelles Projekt

    Life Course, Ageing and Well-Being (LAW)

    Themen: Demography and Population, Private Households and Families, Social Affairs and Health
    Aktuelles Projekt

    Leibniz Network "Non-Cognitive Skills: Acquisition and Economic Consequences"

    Themen: Demographie und Bevölkerung
    Abgeschlossenes Projekt

    Leibniznetzwerk "Nicht-kognitive Fähigkeiten: Erwerb und ökonomische Konsequenzen"

    Themen: Demographie und Bevölkerung
    Abgeschlossenes Projekt

    TESS Project

    Themen: Demographie und Bevölkerung, Methodenforschung
    Abgeschlossenes Projekt

    The “Discovery” of Youth’s Learning Potential Early in the Life Course

    Themen: Bildung, Kultursektor, Non-Profit-Sektor, Demographie und Bevölkerung, Private Haushalte und Familien
    Abgeschlossenes Projekt

    DynSoc - The Dynamics of Social Change in Europe

    Themen: Europäische Union, Soziales und Gesundheit
    Abgeschlossenes Projekt

    The “Discovery” of Youth’s Learning Potential Early in the Life Course (Die "Entdeckung" des Lernpotentials Jugendlicher in einem frühen Stadium des Lebensverlaufes)

    Themen: Bildung, Kultursektor, Non-Profit-Sektor, Demographie und Bevölkerung, Private Haushalte und Familien
    Abgeschlossenes Projekt

    Lebensläufe und Alterssicherung im Wandel ( LAW )

    Themen: Demographie und Bevölkerung, Private Haushalte und Familien, Soziales und Gesundheit

    CV - Short Version

    Gert G. Wagner is Professor of Economics at the Berlin University of Technology (TUB), member of the Executive Board of DIW Berlin, Max Planck Fellow at the MPI for Human Development (Berlin) and  member of the "National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)".

    Wagner is chairman of  The Social Advisory Council (Sozialbeirat) and he serves on the German Advisory Council for Consumer Affairs, the German Council for Social and Economic Data and on the Advisory Board to Statistics Germany.

    Wagner was a member of the German Science Council (Wissenschaftsrat), an elected reviewer of German National Science Foundation (DFG), a member  of the Methodolgy and Infrastructure Committees (MIC) of ESRC/UK.  the Advisory Board to the British Household Panel study (BHPS) and the Swiss Household Panel (SHP), and of the user selection panel of the European Large Scale Facility European Centre for Analysis in the Social Sciences (ECASS), University of Essex. He was the first treasurer of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ).

    Wagner was chairman of the Census Commission  and he served as an expert 2003-04 on the German Council of Experts on Immigration and Integration,  on the Federal Commission for the Sustainability of Financing the Welfare State,  on the Advisory Board to the Federal Ministry of Consumer Protection, and  he was a member of the Study Commissions "Growth, Waelth and Well-Being"  and "Demographic Change" of the German Parliament (Enquete Kommissionen "Wachstum, Wohlstand. Lebensqualitaet" und "Demographischer Wandel" des Deutschen Bundestags)

    In September 2007, Gert G. Wagner was  awarded the "Knight's Cross" of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.

    From 1989-2011 Wagner was director of the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP) and from 1997-2002 he was Full Professor of Economics at Viadrina European University of Frankfurt (Oder) and 1992-97 he was Full Professor of Public Administration at Ruhr-University Bochum. In the academic years 2008  to 2010 Wagner taught as a fellow at the Max Weber Center for Advanced Cultural and Social studies in the University of Erfurt.

    Wagner was visiting professor at Cornell University, Syracuse University and American University, Washington, D.C., and a visiting scholar at numerous research institutes in Germany and the US. Since 2016 he is again a research fellow of IZA Bonn.

    Among others, Wagner received grants under the European Framework Programs, from the German-American Academic Council, the National Institute on Aging (USA), G.I.F., Anlo-German Foundation (AFG), TESS (USA), and the German National Science Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft).

    Wagner published in international journals such as Ageing & Society, Behavior Genetics, Behavior Research Methods, British Medical Journal, Developmental Psychology, Emotion, European Journal of Public Health, European Economic Review,  Environmental Policy and Governance,  Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance,  International Journal of Epidemiology, International Migration Review, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journals of Gerontolgy, Journal of Official Statistics,  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Public Economics, LIBER Quarterly, LIBREAS, Nature Genetics, PLoS one, Population and Development Review, PNAS, Psychology and Aging, Psychlogical Science, Science, and Survey Research Methods.