Team

PD Dr. Elke Holst

 PD Dr. Elke Holst
Role
Research Director
and
Senior Economist
Department
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

  • Vortrag Feminist Debates on Migration, Inequalities & Resistance : 27th IAFFE Annual Conference
    New Paltz, USA, 19.06.2018 - 21.06.2018

    Remittances, Financial Crisis and Return Migration - The Case of Germany
    Elke Holst, Andrea Schäfer, Mechthild Schrooten

  • Diskussionsteilnahme Perspektive Wiedereinstieg : Finanz-Symposium der BRIGITTE Academy
    Hamburg, 21.04.2018

    Was kostet es, eine Frau zu sein? : Eröffnungsdiskussion zum Thema Geld und Arbeit
    Elke Holst

  • Vortrag 85th International Atlantic Economic Conference : IAES
    London, Großbritannien, 14.03.2018 - 17.03.2018

    Remittances, Financial Crisis and Return Migration - The Case of Germany
    Elke Holst, Andrea Schäfer, Mechthild Schrooten

  • Diskussionsteilnahme 2030 – wie weiblich wird die Zukunft? - Führung in Wirtschaft und Politik, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
    Berlin, 16.01.2018

    Podiumsdiskussion
    Elke Holst

  • Diskussionsteilnahme Verband deutscher Unternehmerinnen anlässlich der Ausgabe des Verbandsmagazins „ Die Unternehmerin“
    Berlin, 13.12.2017

    Frauen und Finanzen : Panel-Diskussion
    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.