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  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    Spitzenforschung zu Vermögensungleichheit im SOEP: Philipp Lersch wirbt renommierten ERC Consolidator Grant ein

    SOEP Senior Research Fellow Philipp Lersch was granted one of the highest endowed research grants of the European Commission, the European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant. He successfully competed with his project “WEALTHTRAJECT: Understanding Trajectories of Wealth Accumulation and Their Variability.” From December 2024, the project will receive approximately two million Euros over the next ...

    23.01.2024| Philipp Lersch
  • Report

    SOEP-IS: Selection of promising new modules – 2024 call for submissions suspended

    Last year, the SOEP innovation sample (SOEP-IS) received numerous proposals for new and innovative modules. After selecting the best modules, we are pleased to report that we were able to significantly expand the potential of the data. The SOEP-IS team is currently conducting an exceptionally high number of inspiring projects, collaborations, and longitudinal innovation modules. Due to the many new ...

    16.01.2024| Carina Cornesse
  • Report

    SOEP-IS: Selection of promising new modules – 2024 call for submissions suspended

    Last year, the SOEP innovation sample (SOEP-IS) received numerous proposals for new and innovative modules. After selecting the best modules, we are pleased to report that we were able to significantly expand the potential of the data. The SOEP-IS team is currently conducting an exceptionally high number of inspiring projects, collaborations, and longitudinal innovation modules. Due to the many new ...

    10.01.2024| Carina Cornesse
  • Blog Marcel Fratzscher

    Is France’s Economy Now Stronger than Germany’s?

    While the French economy demonstrates remarkable resilience, Germany’s growth engine appears to be sputtering. But the two economies are more interdependent than ever, and their size implies that they must work together to reform and strengthen the European Union if they are to assert their influence globally. BERLIN – The contrast between the French and German economies has rarely appeared so stark. ...

    28.12.2023| Marcel Fratzscher
  • Statement

    The ECB should cut interest rates from the first quarter of 2024

    The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) decided today to keep the key interest rate constant. Here is a statement from Marcel Fratzscher, President of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin):

    14.12.2023| Marcel Fratzscher
  • DIW focus

    Mixed mid-term review for German traffic light coali-tion in the energy transition; significant effort needed to achieve targets

    December 13, 2023 – The German traffic light coalition began its term two years ago with ambitious energy policy goals. Halfway through the legislative period, its track record is mixed. Good progress has been made in some areas, but in others a large gap between targets and the status quo remains. The Ampel-Monitor Energiewende by the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) shows...

    14.12.2023| Adeline Guéret, Alexander Roth, Wolf-Peter Schill, Felix Schmidt
  • Publication

    News from the SOEP - Concise in the current SOEPnewsletter

    The SOEPnewsletter December 2023 in it's html version is now availabe in English. If you would like to receive the new issues automatically by e-mail, please subscribe to the mailing list. Enjoy reading.

    14.12.2023
  • Nachrichten [FDZ SOEP]

    SOEP and British panel study “UK-HLS” agree on closer cooperation

    The leadership of both SOEP and “Understanding Society” (The UK Household Longitudinal Study) announced that they will intensify their long-standing collaboration in the future. They intend to coordinate closely on current challenges that large panel studies face, thereby pooling their comprehensive expertise. In addition, the employees of both studies will benefit from mutual exchange on all topics ...

    12.12.2023| Sabine Zinn
  • Report

    SOEP and British panel study “UK-HLS” agree on closer cooperation

    The leadership of both SOEP and “Understanding Society” (The UK Household Longitudinal Study) announced that they will intensify their long-standing collaboration in the future. They intend to coordinate closely on current challenges that large panel studies face, thereby pooling their comprehensive expertise. In addition, the employees of both studies will benefit from mutual exchange on all topics ...

    12.12.2023| Sabine Zinn
  • Blog Marcel Fratzscher

    Germany’s debt brake is breaking its economy

    The recent decision by the German Constitutional Court to block the government’s plan to redirect €60 billion in unused pandemic funds toward climate-related projects has underscored the growing divisions within Germany’s three-party ruling coalition. Moreover, the decision is set to undermine economic growth at a critical moment. Earlier this month, Germany’s Constitutional Court ruled that the government’s ...

    30.11.2023| Marcel Fratzscher
  • Personnel news

    Application portal for the Graduate Center PhD program 2024 is open now

    Apply now for the PhD program in Economics at the DIW Graduate Center! The application portal is now open and we look forward to receiving your application for a PhD position at DIW by February 11, 2024!  All information on the requirements, the application process and the program structure can be found here: https://www.diw.de/de/diw_01.c.799242.de/application.html

    23.11.2023
  • Personnel news

    Boryana Ilieva has successfully defended her dissertation

    Boryana Ilieva, who worked at the Public Economics department, has successfully defended her dissertation at Humboldt University of Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Essays on Labor Economics, Dynamic Decision Making and the Role of Gender" was supervised by Prof. Georg Weizsäcker, Ph. D. and Prof. Dr. Peter Haan. We congratulate Boryana on her success and wish her all the best for her future ...

    16.11.2023
  • Personnel news

    Shan Huang has successfully defefended her dissertation

    Shan Huang has successfully defended her dissertation at the University of Copenhagen. The dissertation with the title "Essays on the economics of health care provision" was supervised by Professor Dr. Hannes Ullrich (DIW Berlin and University of Copenhagen). Shan was a PhD student at the Firms and Markets Department and GC class of 2017. We congratulate her on her success and wish her all the best ...

    16.11.2023
  • Report

    We stand in solidarity with Israel

    The German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and its Executive Board join the Alliance of Science Organisations in expressing solidarity with Israel. "The Alliance of Science Organisations in Germany expresses its deepest condolences for the victims of the terrorist attacks on Israel. In particular, our sympathy is with our friends and colleagues in the Israeli scientific community. Israel ...

    13.10.2023
  • Nachrichten [FDZ SOEP]

    Call for Abstracts: Joint Spring Meeting “The Power of Where - Spatial Insights from Survey Data”

    The two-day spring meeting "The Power of Where: Spatial Insights from Survey Data" will take place in person at Brandenburg University of Technology in Cottbus on February 29 to March 1, 2024. The meeting is jointly organized by the Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung (BBSR), Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU), and SOEP-RegioHub at Bielefeld University and is conceived as a lunch-to-lunch ...

    06.10.2023| Jan Goebel
  • Nachrichten

    Call for Abstracts: Joint Spring Meeting “The Power of Where - Spatial Insights from Survey Data”

    The two-day spring meeting "The Power of Where: Spatial Insights from Survey Data" will take place in person at Brandenburg University of Technology in Cottbus on February 29 to March 1, 2024. The meeting is jointly organized by the Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung (BBSR), Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU), and SOEP-RegioHub at Bielefeld University and is conceived as a lunch-to-lunch ...

    06.10.2023| Jan Goebel
  • Press Release

    Joint Economic Forecast: Purchasing power returns ‒ political uncertainty high

    According to the Joint Economic Forecast, Germany's gross domestic product declines by 0.6% in 2023. This is a strong downward revision of 0.9 percentage points from the forecast made in spring 2023. "The most important reason for this revision is that industry and private con­sumption are recovering more slowly than we expected in spring," says Oliver Holtemöller, Vice President and Head of the Macroeconomics ...

    28.09.2023
  • Nachrichten [FDZ SOEP]

    SOEP User Conference 2024 - Call for Papers

    The call for papers for the 15th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference is online. SOEP 2024 will take place from July 4-5, 2024, in Berlin, and researchers from all disciplines are invited to submit an abstract. The theme of the conference and keynote speeches will be "individual and collective responses to a changing world." Keynote speakers will be Simon Jäger from IZA/MIT and ...

    12.09.2023| Janina Britzke
  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    SOEP User Conference 2024 - Aufruf zu Einreichungen

    The call for papers for the 15th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference is online. SOEP 2024 will take place from July 4-5, 2024, in Berlin, and researchers from all disciplines are invited to submit an abstract. The theme of the conference and keynote speeches will be "individual and collective responses to a changing world." Keynote speakers will be Simon Jäger from IZA/MIT and ...

    12.09.2023| Janina Britzke
  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    Data Release: German Social Cohesion Panel - SCP 2021_1 (Anchor)

    The first Scientific Use File of the German Social Cohesion Panel (SCP) is now available The SCP is a newly established longitudinal study that captures multiple aspects of social cohesion in Germany. It is based on a representative population sample drawn from the German population registers and was carried out for the first time in 2021. The annual survey is directed not only at the selected individuals ...

    28.07.2023| Julian B. Axenfeld, Carina Cornesse
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