PD Dr. Elke Holst

 PD Dr. Elke Holst
Research Director
Senior Economist
Executive Board
Field(s) of work
Gender Studies Research Group
Key activities
  • Labor economics
  • Gender Economics
  • Gender Pay Gap
  • Vertical and horizontal gender segregation 
  • Working Time
  • Remittances
  • Gender Studies

    Lectures at DIW Berlin

  • Diskussionsteilnahme Gender Pay Gap : Latham & Watkins
    Düsseldorf, 25.10.2017

    Gender Pay Gap: Hilft das Entgelttransparenzgesetz? Podiumsdiskussion : Podiumsdiskussion
    Elke Holst

  • Diskussionsteilnahme herCareer : Karrieremesse für Absolventinnen, Frauen in Fach- und Führungspositionen und Existenzgründerinnen
    München, 12.10.2017 - 13.10.2017

    Schöne flexible Arbeitswelt? Warum sich viele Unternehmen so schwer damit tun : Podiumsdiskussion
    Elke Holst

  • Vortrag 11th International Research Workshop – Methods for Ph : International Research Workshop
    Flensburg, 10.09.2017 - 15.09.2017

    Quantile Regression
    Elke Holst, Andrea Schäfer

  • Vortrag 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA 2017) : International Research Workshop
    Lissabon, Portugal, 17.07.2017 - 21.07.2017

    Capturing Actual Work Hours and Preferred Work Hours in Germany : Methodical Differences in SOEP and the Mikrozensus
    Elke Holst, Julia Bringmann

  • Vortrag Structural Change in the Financial Sector – Women’s Perspectives : DIW Women’s Finance Summit (WFS)
    Berlin, 22.05.2017 - 23.05.2017

    Opening and Closing Speech
    Elke Holst

  • CV - Short Version

    Elke Holst is Research Director Gender Studies in the department of the DIW Berlin Executive Baord. She received her diploma in economics from the Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University in Frankfurt/M. She obtained her doctoral degree from the department of Economics and Management (Dr. rer.oec.) at the Technical University Berlin (TU Berlin). Her dissertation focused on issues associated with ‚the hidden labor force'. Habilitation and venia legendi at the University of Flensburg (subject of Economics), also appointed 'Privatdozentin (PD)' (a form of adjunct professorship in Germany) at the University of Flensburg.
    She has worked for private companies, the government and at Frankfurt/M. University. She started working for the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) in 1987. She was visiting researcher in the USA at Brandeis University, University of California Santa Barbara, Stanford University, and University of Massachusetts Boston. Her research interests include labor economics and gender economics. Major current topics are: women in management, gender (pay) gaps on the labor market,  working time, remittances.