Melanie Koch

Melanie Koch
Research Associate
International Economics
Field(s) of work
Financial Development
Key activities
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Household Finance
  • Lab-in-the-field Experiments

    CV - Short Version

    Melanie is a Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center and research associate at the department of International Economics. Since 2017, she is also a scholar of the Heinrich Böll Foundation. She obtained her master’s degree in economics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in 2014. During her studies, Melanie worked as a student research assistant at the German Socio-Economic Panel at the DIW. In 2016, she worked at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on a lab-in-the-field experiment in Turkey. In her doctoral thesis she analyzes behavioral aspects of financial inclusion and household finance.