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Call for Papers – Workshop on Gender Economics

Report of March 13, 2018

DIW Berlin, Humboldt University and WZB are jointly organizing a workshop on Gender Economics. The aim of this workshop is to bring together an international group of labor and experimental economists. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Dynamics of gender gaps in education and labor market outcomes
  • Interactions between gender norms, institutions and economic outcomes
  • The role of the firm and technology
  • The nature of discrimination

Keynote lectures will be delivered by Professor Claudia Olivetti (Boston College) and Professor Anna Dreber (Stockholm School of Economics).

The workshop will take place on Oct 18-19, 2018 at DIW Berlin. Authors at all stages of their career are invited to submit research papers via e-mail ( by May 1st. Notifications will be sent by June 1st.

In particular, we strongly encourage junior researchers to submit papers to the workshop. We have limited funds available for travel and accommodation costs. Please indicate in your e-mail submitting your paper whether you will be able to cover your own travel costs or whether you will require funding.

Bernd Fitzenberger, Humboldt University Berlin
Peter Haan, DIW Berlin and Free University Berlin
Dorothea Kübler, WZB and Technical University Berlin
Johanna Mollerstrom, DIW Berlin and Humboldt University Berlin
Alexandra Spitz-Oener, Humboldt University Berlin
Katharina Wrohlich, DIW Berlin

Funding from the DFG (SPP 1764 The German Labor Market in a Globalized World and CRC TRR 190 Rationality and Competition) and from the Friends of DIW is gratefully acknowledged.

Call for Papers PDF (PDF, 122.41 KB)