Events of the Executive Board Department

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The Role of Trade in Addressing Major Economic Challenges

The talk will focus on both old and new theories of benefits of trade for growth and middle-class incomes, with a particular focus on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP). It will also address the role of trade in helping to tackle a number of other broader challenges including climate change, global poverty and global imbalances.Jason Furman was confirmed by the Senate on...

20.04.2015| Jason Furman Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Chief Economist of Barack Obama / the White House of the United States of America

Politics and Work Family Policies in the United States: Stalemate, Gender, Race and Class?

Gender Studies at DIW Berlin and the project group Demography and Inequalityat the WZB Berlin Social Science Center and Humboldt-University Berlin cordially invite you to the lecture: Politics and Work Family Policies in the United States: Stalemate, Gender, Race and Class?Lecture:Ariane Hegewisch | Study Director at the Institut for Women´s Policy Research (IWPR), Washington D.C...


The Comprehensive Assessment, the ECB’s New Role and Limits of a Common Supervision in the EU

Keynotes:Thomas Hoenig (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) and Erkki Liikanen (Bank of Finland)Speaker and Panelists: Prof. Arnoud Boot (University of Amsterdam), Costanza Bufalini (UniCredit), Andrea Enria (European Banking Authority), Markus Ferber (MEP/EVP, Econ), Sven Giegold (MEP/The Greens), Prof. Charles Goodhart (London School of Economics), Andrew Gracie (Bank of England), Dr. Levin...


Investment Weakness in the Euro Area and the Need for Public Investment - The IMF Perspective

Davide Furceri | IMF Research DepartmentBergljot Barkbu | Deputy Representative, IMF Europe Office in Paris and Brussels As highlighted in the IMF's article IV consultation report for the euro area, investment across the euro area remains below its pre crisis level. Its performance has been weaker than in most previous recessions and financial crises. The IMF analysis shows that much of this...


Europe in the Global Economy - How to Stimulate Private Investment

Panel Discussion with Erik Nielsen, Global Chief Economist of UniCreditProf. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D., President and CEO of DIW Berlin and Professor of Macroeconomics and Finance at Humboldt-University BerlinProf. Mark Hallerberg, Ph.D., Professor for Public Management & Political Economy at Hertie School of GovernanceProf. Jörg Rocholl, Ph.D., President of European School of Management...


Inside the Euro Crisis 

with Simeon Djankov, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)Moderation: Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D., President and CEO of DIW Berlin and Professor of Macroeconomics and Finance at Humboldt-University BerlinThe problems inherent in the Eurozone formation were foreseen by many economic experts over the years. But when the Eurozone sovereign debt and banking crisis engulfed the...


The Euro Crisis and Its Aftermath

Panelists:Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, PhD, President and CEO of DIW Berlin (German Institute for Economic Research), Professor of Macroeconomics and Finance (Humboldt-University Berlin)Prof. Jean Pisani-Ferry, Professor of Economics and Public Management, Hertie school of Governance, Commissioner-General for Policy Planning, reporting to the French Prime MinisterProf. Jörg Rocholl, PhD,...


Germany and the Euro: Adjustment or Financing? 

with Fred Bergsten | Director Emeritus of the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)Moderation: Marcel Fratzscher | President of DIW BerlinGermany, for solid economic as well as geopolitical reasons, has clearly indicated that it will pay whatever is necessary to preserve the euro.  But its preference for financing the deficit countries rather than helping them reduce their...


Symposium in Tokyo: Women in Leading Positions

The Japanese-German Center Berlin, the German Institute for Economic Research and Keizai Koho Center (Japan Institute for Social and Economic Affairs) jointly host a symposium, in which specialists from both countries will discuss and compare the current situation and challenges in the promotion of women's participation in leading positions, as well as the business perspectives from the companies...


Wall Street Women: Saviors of the Global Economy?

Melissa Fisher, New York University, Department of Social and Cultural AnalysisChair: PD Dr. Elke Holst, Research Director Gender Studies, DIW BerlinIntroduction: Dr. Anja Kirsch, Department of Management, Freie Universität BerlinIn her book Wall Street Women Melissa Fisher ethnographically examined how the first cohort of women in finance enacted "market feminisms", incorporating tenets...


EBRD Transition Report 2013: Stuck in Transition?

PresentationJeromin Zettelmeyer, Ph.D. | Deputy Chief Economist and Director of Research at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, LondonPanel DiscussionProf. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, Ph.D. | Professor of Democracy Studies at Hertie School of Governance, BerlinDr. Kaja Tael | Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia, Berlin Jeromin Zettelmeyer, Ph.D. | Deputy Chief Economist and Director...


From Fragmentation to Financial Integration in Europe

DIW Berlin and IMF cordially invite you to the presentation of the book:"From Fragmentation to Financial Integration in Europe" by Dr. Charles Enoch | Deputy Director, IMF Monetary and Capital Markets Department, and Dr. Jianping Zhou | Senior Economist, IMF Monetary and Capital Markets DepartmentAdress of Welcome:Dr. Simon Junker | Deputy Head of the Dpt. Forecasting and Economic Policy...

Berlin Lunchtime Meeting

Benefiting from Global Value Chains. A new look at Germany’s trade and innovation performance

Presentation: Dirk Pilat, Deputy Director, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and IndustryComment: Roman Bertenrath, Head Research and Analysis, Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft, IW Köln ConsultModeration: Heino v. Meyer, OECD Berlin CentreWhat is Germany's position in global value chains (GVCs) and how is it changing? Dirk Pilat will present a new way of looking at trade relations...


IMF World Economic Outlook October 2013

Presentation: Jörg Decressin, Senior Advisor of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)Chair: Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D., President of DIW BerlinThe World Economic Outlook (WEO) discusses the growth and inflation prospects for the advanced economies, the consequences for their monetary policies, and the repercussions for capital flows to and activity in the emerging economies. It analyzes...


Can the banking union save the Eurozone?

Open seminar organized by the ESMT European School of Management and Technology, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and the Hertie School of Governance.Prof. Dr. Henrik Enderlein, Professor of Political Economy, Hertie School of Governance Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, PhD, President, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)Prof. Jörg Rocholl, PhD, President and EY...


The ECB and its OMT Programme

DIW Berlin and CEPR will host the conference on the role of the European Central Bank and its bond purchasing programme OMT. The Conference is thought as a forum to discuss the arguments pro and con and also to point out ways out of the crisis.Organising InstitutionsCentre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)OrganizersMarcel Fratzscher,...


Europe's Reluctant Hegemon

On June 15, 2013, the international affairs magazine The Economist will publish a Germany Special Report, analyzing Germany's economy, politics, and external image. In a remarkably short space of time, the country written off as the "sick man of Europe" only a decade ago has become the continent's powerhouse. Yet, as important as Germany is, Europe and the rest of the world have so...

Berlin Lunchtime Meeting

The Dragon’s Dream - China’s Economic Performance and Aspirations

PresentationVincent Koen | OECD Economics DepartmentCommentRobert Kappel | GIGA - German Institute of Global and Area Studies Chair Heino v. Meyer | OECD Berlin Centre The OECD's 2013 Economic Survey of China analyses the challenges faced by the new leadership in Beijing and sets out recommendations to foster more inclusive and greener urbanisation and growth. Vincent Koen, one of the report...

Berlin Lunchtime Meeting

Economic and Institutional Reforms in Greece: in for the Long Haul

Panel | Short StatementsProf. Georges Siotis, Senior Economic Advisor to the EU Commission's Task Force for GreeceDr. Ludger Schuknecht, Director General I, Fiscal Policy and Macroeconomic Affairs, International Financial and Monetary Policy, Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF)Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D., President of DIW BerlinChairProf. Dr. Alexander Kritikos, Research Director at DIW Berlin Greece...

Graduate Center Masterclasses

Bootstrap Inference in Econometrics

10.01.2013| Carsten Trenkler, Universität Mannheim
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