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  • Personnel news

    Björn Fischer has successfully defended his dissertation

    Björn Fischer has successfully defended his dissertation "Essays on pension and Long-Term Care Policy" supervised by Peter Haan (1st supervisor) Freie Universität Berlin. He has since then taken on a position as post-doctoral researcher at the ZEW in Mannheim Congratulations!

    02.12.2022
  • Personnel news

    Tobias König has successfully defended his dissertation

    Tobias König has successfully defended his dissertation "Three Essays on the Role of Financial Frictions in Macroeconomics" supervised by Michael Burda (1st supervisor) and Alexander Kriwoluzky (2nd supervisor) at Humboldt University Berlin. He has now taken up a post-doc position at the University of Bonn. Congratulations!

    02.12.2022
  • Personnel news

    Lukas Boer has successfully defended his dissertation

    Lukas Boer has successfully defended his dissertation "Essays in International Finance, Energy Economics, and Applied Times Series Econometrics" supervised by Lukas Menkhoff (1st supervisor) and by Michael Burda (2nd supervisor) at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Congratulations!

    02.12.2022
  • Personnel news

    Jan Philip Fritsche has successfully defended his dissertation

    Jan Philip Fritsche has successfully defended his dissertation "Macroeconomic Policy under Uncertainty and Inequality" supervised by Marcel Fratzscher (1st supervisor) and Lukas Menkhoff (2nd supervisor) at Humboldt-Universität Berlin. Congratulations!

    02.12.2022
  • Personnel news

    Nicole Wägner has successfully defended her dissertation

    Nicole Wägner has successfully defended her dissertation "External Effects of Local Pollution and Abatement Policies - Empirical Evidence on the Impacts of Local Pollution Externalities and the Effectiveness of Pollution Abatement Policies" supervised by Christian von Hirschhausen at Technische Universität Berlin. She has since then begun working as scientific research assistant at RWI Essen. Cong ...

    02.12.2022
  • Personnel news

    Jan Malek has successfully defended his dissertation

    Jan Malek has successfully defended his dissertation "Essays on Competition and Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry” supervised by Jo Seldeslachts (1st supervisor) at KU Leuven and has now begun working for E.CA Economics in Berlin. Congratulations!

    02.12.2022
  • Personnel news

    Jana Hamdan has successfully defended her dissertation

    Jana Hamdan has successfully defended her dissertation "Essays on the Impact of Behavioral Aspects and Education for Financial Development" supervised by Lukas Menkhoff (1st supervisor) and Georg Weizsäcker (2nd supervisor) at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Congratulations!

    02.12.2022
  • Report

    Application Portal for the GC PhD Program 2023 Is Now Open

    Start of the next application period for our PhD programm (cohort starting in 2023) began on November 14, 2022. The deadline is February 12, 2023. We look forward to your application! Apply here!

    16.11.2022| Daniela Centemero
  • Publication

    Economic sanctions: Coalitions increase the cost for the target and reduce own burden

    What is the role of coalitions in enforcing sanctions? In a newly released study, researchers at IfW Kiel and DIW Berlin analyse the economic impact of jointly implementing punitive measures in the context of the 2012 Iran and 2014 Russia sanctions. They find that coalitions serve two crucial purposes -- they not only magnify the economic cost imposed on the target but also reduce domestic costs for ...

    28.10.2022| Sonali Chowdhry
  • Nachrichten [FDZ SOEP]

    SOEPcampus Events Coming Up

    Users have the possibility to participate in two upcoming SOEPcampus events. SOEPcampus@Lunch: From next month on we offer an online workshop series over lunchtime as introduction to the data of the SOEP study. Participants will be introduced to the content of the study, its data-structure, sample selection and weighting strategy and they will be provided with an overview on the study documentation.To ...

    30.09.2022| Sandra Bohmann, Janina Britzke
  • Report

    Call for Papers - Special Issue on Regional Inequalities and Geospatial Data

    We would like to draw your attention to a special issue on „Regional Development Dynamics and Their Social, Economic and Political Consequences“ that Prof. Dr. Stefan Liebig and Prof. Dr. Simon Kühne are editing in the Social Sciences journal.We’re inviting contributions focusing on (but not limited to) one or more of the following themes: Theoretical or empirical reflections ...

    30.09.2022| Simon Kühne, Stefan Liebig
  • Nachrichten [FDZ SOEP]

    Joint research project launched: IAB-BiB/FReDA-BAMF-SOEP survey of 6,000 refugees from Ukraine

    More than 950,000 refugees from Ukraine have sought protection in Germany since the Russian invasion on February 24, 2022. The project “Refugees from Ukraine in Germany” is the first com-prehensive, representative social science survey of this group. It is being conducted by the SOEP in partnership with the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) of the Federal Employment Agency (BA), the ...

    30.08.2022| Markus M. Grabka, Monika Wimmer
  • Report

    Joint research project launched: IAB-BiB/FReDA-BAMF-SOEP survey of 6,000 refugees from Ukraine

    More than 950,000 refugees from Ukraine have sought protection in Germany since the Russian invasion on February 24, 2022. The project “Refugees from Ukraine in Germany” is the first comprehensive, representative social science survey of this group. It is being conducted by the SOEP in partnership with the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) of the Federal Employment Agency (BA), the ...

    29.08.2022| Markus M. Grabka, Monika Wimmer
  • In the blog

    Ampel-Monitor Energiewende #2: The state of affairs on August 24, 2022

    By Wolf-Peter Schill and Alexander Roth This page provides a brief overview of the current status of all indicators included in the Ampel-Monitor Energiewende. More detailed methodological explanations and data sources can be found on the homepage of the Ampel-Monitor and in the introductory DIW Weekly Report 27/2022. All underlying data are also available in the Open Energy Tracker, where they are ...

    26.08.2022| Alexander Roth, Wolf-Peter Schill
  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    Register now for the two-day online workshop series "SOEPcampus@Home" - a practically oriented introduction to the data of the Socio-economic panel study (SOEP)

    On August 25 and 26, 2022 the online workshop "SOEPcampus@Home" takes place again: This online two-day workshop offers a well-grounded and practically oriented introduction to the data of the Socio-economic panel study. Participants will be introduced to the content of the study, its data-structure, sample selection and weighting strategy and they will be provided with an overview over the study ...

    11.08.2022| Sandra Bohmann, Janina Britzke
  • Report

    Who are the winners of this year's prizes awarded at the SOEP Conference 2022?

    The SOEP Conference 2022 took place from June 30 to July 1, 2022 and was a great success. We were very happy to finally hold our bi-annual conference at DIW Berlin again after being postponed due to the pandemic. Events like this conference are an important part of scientific life and we are pleased that all participants were there to help make it a success. Of the about 80 participants from 9 different ...

    26.07.2022| Janina Britzke, Monika Wimmer
  • Statement

    The ECB must be an anchor of stability in the euro area now more than ever

    Marcel Fratzscher, President of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), comments on the results of today’s meeting of the European Central Bank (ECB):

    21.07.2022| Marcel Fratzscher
  • Nachrichten [FDZ SOEP]

    The new SOEP Annual Report is online!

    Which SOEP projects were launched in 2021? What have researchers found out with our data? What additional data do we offer to our users? And what is new since we started working with the fieldwork institute infas? The report is available online free of charge. We would also be happy to send you a hard copy on request (soepmail@diw.de). Please download here

    15.07.2022| Janina Britzke, Monika Wimmer
  • Publication

    The new SOEP Annual Report is online!

    Which SOEP projects were launched in 2021? What have researchers found out with our data? What additional data do we offer to our users? And what is new since we started working with the fieldwork institute infas? The report is available online free of charge. We would also be happy to send you a hard copy on request (soepmail@diw.de). Please download here

    15.07.2022| Janina Britzke, Monika Wimmer
  • Publication

    Why natural gas is not a bridge technology

    The expansion of natural gas infrastructure jeopardises energy transition, as natural gas is not a bridge technology towards a 100% renewable energy system as defined by the Paris Climate Agreement. This is the result of a study conducted by an interdisciplinary German research team and published in the journal Nature Energy on 4 July 2022. The researchers have examined the natural gas issue from five ...

    04.07.2022| Claudia Kemfert
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