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  • Nachrichten [Energie, Verkehr, Umwelt]

    COP26 statement on coal exit

    As COP26 drew to a close earlier this month, almost 200 nations agreed to “phase down” coal power in the coming years. How this is done, for coal and other fossil fuels, will have implications for individuals and communities that depend on these resources for their livelihoods.  The case study conducted by DIW Berlin focuses on Germany and the efforts it has undertaken to support ...

    29.11.2021| Claudia Kemfert
  • Nachrichten [Abteilung SOEP]

    Five new members appointed to the SOEP Survey Committee

    At its meeting in early November 2021, the DIW Board of Trustees appointed five new members to the SOEP Survey Committee. In the coming years, they and the rest of the Survey Committee will advise the SOEP team on the content and methodology of the surveys, as well as on SOEP’s research and services. Economist Conchita D’Ambrosio is a professor at the University of Luxembourg. She conducts ...

    24.11.2021
  • Personnel news

    Adrian Santonja receives the doctoral scholarship from the German Environmental Foundation (Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt DBU). Congratulations!

    Congratulations to Adrian Santonja for receiving the doctoral scholarship from the German Environmental Foundation. Being one of Europe's largest foundations, it promotes innovative exemplary projects in the field of environmental protection. Overall up to 60 PhD scholars are funded per year for a period of 36 months. 

    24.11.2021
  • Report

    Germany's Shift from Coal Offers Lessons for Just Transition Policy

    As COP26 drew to a close earlier this month, almost 200 nations agreed to “phase down” coal power in the coming years. How this is done, for coal and other fossil fuels, will have implications for individuals and communities that depend on these resources for their livelihoods.  The first case study conducted by DIW Berlin focuses on Germany and the efforts it has undertaken to support ...

    23.11.2021| Claudia Kemfert
  • Report

    Start of the 2021 SOEP User Survey

    Once again, we warmly invite you to participate in our survey of SOEP users.This year, we are very curious about your assessments and experiences with our SOEP data, especially your work with specific data sets or samples, as well as the data format of your analysis. With your participation, you contribute significantly to the continuous improvement of our data offering. You can also participate ...

    19.11.2021
  • Personnel news

    Jonas Jessen has successfully defended his dissertation

    Jonas Jessen, who worked at the Education and Family department, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Unintended Consequences and Spill-over Effects of Family Policies: Six Essays in Labour and Family Economics" was supervised by Prof. C. Katharina Spieß (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. ...

    16.11.2021
  • Personnel news

    Nuria Boot has successfully defefended her dissertation

    Nuria Boot has successfully defended her dissertation at the KU Leuven. The dissertation with the title "Essays on Common Ownership and Financial Benchmark Rates" was supervised by Professor Dr. Jo Seldeslachts (KU Leuven and DIW Berlin). Nuria was a PhD student in the Firms and Markets Department and GC class of 2016. We congratulate Nuria on her success and wish her all the best for her future ...

    25.10.2021
  • Press Release

    Joint Economic Forecast: Crisis is gradually being overcome – align actions to lower growth

    The Corona pandemic still shapes the economic situation in Germany. A complete normalisation of contact-intensive activities is not to be ex­pected in the short term. In addition, supply bottlenecks are ham­pering manufacturing for the time being. The German economy will reach nor­mal capacity utilisation in the course of 2022. In their autumn report, the leading economic research institutes ...

    14.10.2021
  • Statement

    In forming a new German government, we now need speed and courage

    Marcel Fratzscher, President of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), comments on the election for the 20th German Bundestag as follows:

    26.09.2021
  • Report

    SOEPcampus@Home: Online workshop October 14 and 15, 2021

    In order to facilitate novel user's access to the rich data-source of the SOEP, we will host another online-workshop in October. The aim of the workshop is to familiarize novel users with the content and structure of the dataset, its potentials for social-scientific research and accompanying documentation matieral. Practical examples of data management will be discussed. The workshop will last two ...

    20.09.2021
  • Press Release

    German economy will first pick up speed in 2022

    DIW Berlin forecasting experts are lowering their forecast for 2021 from 3.2 to 2.1 percent - Supply bottlenecks and material shortages are weighing on German industry - Private consumption remains restrained - With growth of just under five percent, the German economy will pick up speed in 2022 once bottlenecks have been overcome and infection rates have fallen on a sustained basis - Inflation no ...

    16.09.2021
  • Publication

    The new SOEP Annual Report is online!

    The 2020 SOEP Annual Report presents an overview of all our activities in the last year. It shines a spotlight on the SOEP’s new projects, partners, and services; Kantar's fieldwork for the various SOEP samples; and the process of data preparation and distribution. The report is available online free of charge. We would also be happy to send you a hard copy on request (soepmail@diw.de).

    23.07.2021| Janina Britzke
  • Report

    Change of survey institute successfully started

    As reported in our last newsletter, Infas has been conducting the fieldwork for the SOEP study since the start of this year. The main SOEP-Core samples are currently in the field, and we are happy to report that surveying is going very well. Infas has also launched a new website presenting the SOEP study to respondents.

    22.07.2021
  • Report

    SOEP-IS data 1998-2019 (soep.is.2019) have been released

    Registered data users can now order the data using our online order form. In English: http://www.diw.de/SOEPorderIn German: http://www.diw.de/SOEPbestellung The most important news on the 2019 data release: Data from the 2018 innovation modules are included We now provide documentation on all SOEP-IS modules to date as a SOEP Survey Paper . The SOEP-IS Companion provides additional information An ...

    22.07.2021| SOEPhotline
  • Report

    DIW Berlin publishes study as part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI)

    How can international public climate finance effectively support climate policy of partner countries? The four-year project of the Climate Policy Department sheds light on effective steps to achieve the Paris climate goals in cooperation with four other research institutes in Brazil, India, Indonesia, and South Africa. DIW Berlin examines in a new study how international public climate finance (ICF) ...

    13.07.2021| Karsten Neuhoff
  • Personnel news

    Daniel Graeber has successfully (with summa cum laude!) defended his dissertation

    Daniel Graeber has successfully (with summa cum laude!) defended his dissertation "Socio-Economic Causes and Consequences of Individual Health as well as Public Health Crises" supervised by Professor Dr. Marco Caliendo (1st supervisor) and Professor Dr. Daniel D. Schnitzlein (2nd supervisor) at University of Potsdam. Congratulations!

    28.06.2021
  • Personnel news

    Jan Berkes has successfully defended his dissertation

    Jan Berkes has successfully defended his dissertation "Causes and Consequences of Educational Attainment and Household Decisions - Six Essays in Applied Microeconomics" supervised by Katharina Spieß (1st supervisor) and Lukas Menkhoff (2nd supervisor) at Free University Berlin. Congratulations!

    28.06.2021
  • Personnel news

    Nuria Boot has successfully defended her dissertation

    Nuria Boot has successfully defended her dissertation "Essays on Common Ownership and Financial Benchmark Rates" supervised by Prof. Dr. Jo Seldeslachts at KU Leuven. Congratulations!

    23.06.2021
  • Personnel news

    Catalina Martinez Hernandez has successfully defended her dissertation

    Catalina Martinez Hernandez has successfully defended her dissertation "Essays on Large Data Sets and Unbalanced Panels in Empirical Macroeconomics" supervised by Helmut Lütkepohl at Freie Universität Berlin. Congratulations!

    23.06.2021
  • Publication

    First results from the Nationwide Corona Monitoring study: a higher rate of SARS-CoV-2 infections among people with a lower level of schooling and vocational education

    Initial results from the RKI-SOEP study show a higher rate of SARS-CoV-2 infections among people with a lower level of schooling and vocational education. The results also reveal that around 2 out of every 100 adults in Germany had been infected with SARS-CoV-2 as of November 2020—around twice as many as officially recorded for this time period. As part of this study, approximately 15,000 adults ...

    09.06.2021| Monika Wimmer
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