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Sascha Drahs has successfully defended his dissertation

Sascha Drahs, who worked at the Public Economics department, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin.The dissertation with the title "Essays in Public Economics" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Peter Haan (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Georg Weizsäcker, Ph.D. (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, DIW Berlin). We congratulate Sascha on ...

10.07.2018
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Maximilian Bach wins BeNA Innovation Research Award 2018

Maximilian Bach, a DIW PhD candidate and Research Associate at the Education and Family Department, has received the BeNA Innovation Research Award 2018. The prize was awarded for his current paper "Teacher Incentives and Grade Retention" at this year's  BeNA Labor Economics Workshop on May 14. The GC congratulates Max on his success!

22.05.2018
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Jonas Jessen Receives a Grant from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation

Jonas Jessen, from the Education and Family department, has been granted a scholarship from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) from June 2018 on. The Dean of the Graduate Center, Prof. Weizsäcker congratulates him on his success!

18.05.2018
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Amelie Schiprowski has successfully defended her dissertation

Amelie Schiprowski, who is a member of the DIW Graduate Center, has successfully defended her dissertation at the University of Potsdam. The dissertation with the title "Four Empirical Essays on the Economics of Job Search" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Marco Caliendo (University of Potsdam) and Prof. Dr. Peter Haan (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin). We congratulate Amelie on her ...

05.05.2018
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Nils May has successfully defended his dissertation

Nils May, who works at the department of Climate Policy, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Technische Universität Berlin.The dissertation with the title "The Economics of Financing and Integrating Renewable Energies" was supervised by Prof. Karsten Neuhoff, Ph.D. (DIW Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Rolf Wüstenhagen (University of St.Gallen). We ...

04.05.2018
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Jan Marcus wins Best Junior Researcher Prize of the Joachim Herz Stiftung

The Joachim Herz Foundation awards Prof. Dr. Jan Marcus with 25.000 Euro as this year's best junior researcher. Jan Marcus is a GC alumnus, a research fellow at the DIW Education and Family Department and a Junior Professor at the University of Hamburg. As such, the Graduate Center congratulates him and wishes him further success in his future work! We also congratulate Prof. Dr. Joachim Winter and ...

13.03.2018
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Patricia Gallego-Granados has successfully defended her dissertation

Patricia Gallego-Granados, who works at the Public Economics department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Essays on the Gender- and the Part-Time Wage Gap: A Distributional Approach" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Peter Haan (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Christoph Breunig (Humboldt-Universität ...

09.03.2018
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Mathias Hübener has successfully defended his dissertation

Mathias Hübener, who works at the department of Education and Family Research, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin.The dissertation with the title "Essays on the Impact of Education and Family Policies on the Formation of Human Capital" was supervised by Prof. Dr. C. Katharina Spieß (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Regina ...

26.02.2018
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The GC Welcomes Jürgen Schupp as the New Vice Dean

The DIW Graduate Center is happy to welcome its new vice dean, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schupp. He currently holds a position as Professor at the Free University of Berlin Institute of Sociology. His research interests include survey methodology, social structures analysis and social inequalities. Prof. Schupp has a long history of working at the Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP) of the DIW. He played ...

15.02.2018
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The Graduate Center Has New Student Representatives

We are happy to announce that GC students across all cohorts have voted for Daniel Graeber (GC class 2015) and Felicitas Schikora (GC class 2016) as their new representatives in 2018! We thank Marica and Daniel for their excellent work last year and look forward to a continued great collaboration with the new representatives. The two Student’s Representatives serve as spokespersons for the ...

15.02.2018
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Jan Berkes Receives a Grant from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation

Jan Berkes, from the Education and Family department, has been granted a scholarship from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) from February 2018 on. The Dean of the Graduate Center, Prof. Weizsäcker congratulates him on his success!

12.02.2018
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Graduation Ceremony 2017

Last week, 10 new Ph.D. graduates received their certificates. In a festive ceremony with classical music, the new Ph.D.s were honored by the DIW Berlin president Prof. Marcel Fratzscher Ph.D., the Graduate Center dean Prof. Georg Weizsäcker Ph.D. and the former federal minister of education Dr. h. c. Edelgard Bulmahn who held the commencement speech. We wish each and every one much success in ...

18.12.2017
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Nils May wins the VfS Conference Subsidy

Nils May, a DIW PhD candidate and Research Associate at the Climate Policy Department, has received a Subsidy from Verein für Socialpolitik (VfS). The prize was awarded for his presentation "Cost-Efficient investments? Policy Impacts on Financing Costs" at this year's  European Assocation of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) Conference in Athens.

15.12.2017
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Application Portal for the GC PhD Program Is now Open

The application portal for the GC PhD Program is now open! We look forward to applications from highly qualified and motivated postgraduates from around the world.All relevant information, application documents and the online application form can be found here. To learn more about the Graduate Center and our PhD program, visit our program section or download the flyer.

12.12.2017
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Helene Naegele has successfully defended her dissertation

Helene Naegele, who works at the Competition and Consumers department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Technische Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Firm Strategies and Consumer Behavior under Market-Based Sustainability Policies" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Pio Baake (DIW Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Christian von ...

11.12.2017
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Clara Welteke has successfully defended her dissertation

Clara Welteke, who works at the Public Economics department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Direct and Indirect Effects of Social Policies on Labor Supply Decisions - Empirical Evidence from Germany" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Peter Haan (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Albrecht Glitz ...

07.12.2017
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Vaishali Zambre has successfully defended her dissertation

Vaishali Zambre, who works at the Education and Family department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Determinants of College Enrollment. Three Empirical Essays in the Economics of Education" was supervised by Prof. Dr. C. Katharina Spieß (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Thomas Siedler, PhD ...

27.11.2017
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Songül Tolan has successfully defended her dissertation

Songül Tolan, who works at the Public Economics department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Partial Retirement, Financial Student Aid, and Labor Market Outcomes" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Peter Haan (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Arthur van Soest (Tilburg University). We congratulate ...

14.11.2017
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Christian Krekel has successfully defended his dissertation

Christian Krekel, who worked at the department of German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), has successfully defended his dissertation at the Paris School of Economics.The dissertation with the title "Evaluating the Non-Monetary Impacts of Major Events, Infrastructure, and Institutions" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Claudia Senik (Paris School of Economics) and Prof. Dr. Gert G. Wagner (DIW Berlin, Technical ...

10.11.2017
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Absolvent des „DIW Graduate Centers“ zum Lebenszeitprofessor an der Cornell University ernannt

Nicolas R. Ziebarth (35), Mitglied des ersten Doktoranden-Jahrgang des DIW Graduate Centers, wurde im Department „Policy Analysis and Management” an der renommierten Cornell University (Bundesstaat New York) zum Professor auf Lebenszeit („Associate Professor with indefinite tenure“) ernannt. Nicolas Ziebarth’s Forschungsgebiete sind die angewandte Gesundheits- und Arbeitsmarktökonomie. „Für ...

08.11.2017
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