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Khalid ElFayoumi has successfully defended his dissertation

Khalid ElFayoumi, who works at the Macroeconomics department, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin.The dissertation with the title "Heterogeneity in Macro-Finance: The Role of Disaggregate Dynamics in Aggregate Fluctuations" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Helmut Lütkepohl (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D. ...

11.07.2019
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Cortnie Anne Shupe has successfully defended her dissertation

Cortnie Anne Shupe, who worked at the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Household Finances and Labor Supply: The Role of Public Policies" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Carsten Schröder (Freie Universität Berlin, DIW Berlin) and Prof. David Neumark, PhD (University of California ...

20.06.2019
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Daniel Bierbaumer has successfully defended his dissertation

Daniel Bierbaumer, who worked at the Macroeconomics department, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.The dissertation with the title "Commodity Pricing, Credit and Capital Flows: The Role of Financial Intermediaries" was supervised by Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D. (DIW Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Florentine Schwark ...

03.06.2019
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The Graduate Center Has New Student Representatives

We are happy to announce Dennis Gaus and Jana Hamdan (both GC class 2017) as the new GC Student Representatives in 2019! We thank Felicitas and Daniel for their excellent work last year and look forward to a continued great collaboration with the new representatives. The two Student Representatives serve as spokespersons for the doctoral students. They facilitate communication between the GC staff ...

11.03.2019
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Björn Fischer receives Scholarship from the Forschungsnetzwerk Alterssicherung

Björn Fischer from the Public Economics department has been granted a scholarship from the Forschungsnetzwerk Alterssicherung (research network for old-age provision) from April 2019 on. The Dean of the Graduate Center, Prof. Weizsäcker congratulates Björn on his success!

20.02.2019
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Stefan Etgeton has successfully defended his dissertation

Stefan Etgeton, who works at the Public Economics department, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin.The dissertation with the title "The Impact of Pension Reforms on Income Inequality, Savings, and Health" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Peter Haan (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. André Decoster, Ph.D. (KU Leuven). We congratulate Stefan ...

20.02.2019
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Mathias Huebener wins Award for Best Dissertation in Educational Economics

The Verein für Socialpolitik has awarded Mathias Huebener, a Post Doctoral Research Associate at the DIW Education and Family Department, with the prize for best dissertation in educational economics. His dissertation is titled "Essays on the impact of education and family policies on the formation of human capital". The prize is awarded every two years. 

20.02.2019
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Marie Le Mouel has successfully defended her dissertation

Marie Le Mouel, who worked at the Firms and Markets department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Technische Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Knowledge-Based Capital and Firm Productivity" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Tomaso Duso (Technische Universität Berlin, DIW Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Alexandra Spitz-Oener (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin). We congratulate ...

21.12.2018
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Graduation Ceremony 2018

Last week, 12 new Ph.D. graduates received their certificates. In a festive ceremony with musical accompaniment, the new Ph.D.s were honored by the Graduate Center dean Prof. Georg Weizsäcker Ph.D. and the head of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) Hans Joachim Schellnhuber who held the commencement speech. We wish each and every one much success in their future careers! ...

21.12.2018
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Caroline Stiel has successfully defended her dissertation

Caroline Stiel, who works at the Firms and Markets department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Technische Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "German Public Utilities: Organisation and Productivity" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Tomaso Duso (Technische Universität Berlin, DIW Berlin) und Dr. Astrid Cullmann (Technische Universität Berlin, DIW Berlin). We ...

09.11.2018
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Aleksandra Peeva has successfully defended her dissertation

Aleksandra Peeva, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Political Goals, Economic Constraints: Explaining the Motivation and Effects of Economic Sanctions" was supervised by Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D. (DIW Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Wolf (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin). We ...

23.10.2018
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Alexander Konon has successfully defended his dissertation

Alexander Konon, who is a member of the DIW Graduate Center, has successfully defended his dissertation at the University of Potsdam.The dissertation with the title "Essays on Career Choice under Risk and Ambiguity" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Alexander Kritikos (DIW Berlin, University of Potsdam) and Prof. Dr. Marco Caliendo (IZA Bonn, University of Potsdam). We congratulate Alexander on his ...

16.10.2018
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Verena Grass has successfully defended her dissertation

Verena Grass, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title " Aftermath of financial crises and natural disasters on public budgets" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Helmut Lütkepohl  (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Ronny Freier, Ph.D. (DIW Berlin, TH Wildau). We congratulate Verena on her success and wish ...

17.07.2018
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Annika Schnücker has successfully defended her dissertation

Annika Schnücker, who works at the Macroeconomics department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Model Selection for Panel Vector Autoregressive Models" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Helmut Lütkepohl (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Dieter Nautz (Freie Universität Berlin). We ...

17.07.2018
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Georg Camehl has successfully defended his dissertation

Georg Camehl, who works at the Education and Family department, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin.The dissertation with the title "Non-cognitive Skills and the Quality of Early Education - Four Essays in Applied Microeconomics" was supervised by Prof. Dr. C. Katharina Spieß (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Jan Marcus, Ph.D. (DIW ...

17.07.2018
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Stipendium der Forschungsstiftung Flandern (FWO) für Melissa Newham

Melissa Newham (Abteilung Unternehmen und Märkte sowie KU Leuven) wurde von der Forschungsstiftung Flandern (FWO) das ICM-FWO Fellowship verliehen, das der prominenteste Finanzierungskanal für Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden in Belgien ist. Die Förderperiode beträgt ein Jahr und kann zweimal verlängert werden.

11.07.2018
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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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