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    Alexander Roth has successfully defended his dissertation

    Alexander Roth, who works at the Energy, Transportation, Environment department, has successfully defended his dissertation at Technische Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Five essays in energy economics - Numerical and empirical perspectives on the decarbonization of the energy sector" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Christian von Hirschhausen. We congratulate Alexander on his success ...

    22.02.2024
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    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
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    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
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    Laura Schmitz has successfully defended her dissertation

    Congratulations to Laura Schmitz for her dissertation defense. Her dissertation was titled 'Understanding the Impact of Education and Environmental Policy on Human Capital Formation: Four Essays in Applied Economics', Katharina Spiess and Felix Weinhardt were her supervisors. Laura will not be leaving us, but is now starting as a PostDoc in the Energy, Transport, Environment Department.

    30.06.2023
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    Stephanie Ettmeier has successfully defended her dissertation

    Stephanie Ettmeier was recently a research assistant in the Macroeconomics Department and received her doctorate with her dissertation titled "From Policy to Practice: Applying Empirical Analysis and Historic Contexts to Understand Fiscal and Monetary Policy, and their Interaction" on May 15. Her supervisor was Alexander Kriwoluzky, Head of the Department of Macroeconomics. Congratulations!

    31.05.2023
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    Matteo Targa has successfully defended his dissertation

    Matteo Targa has successfully defended his dissertation "Empirical Essays on Inequality" supervised by Carsten Schröder at Freie Universität Berlin. Congratulations!

    16.05.2023
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    Annekatrin Schrenker has successfully defended her dissertation

    Annekatrin Schrenker, recent Research Assistant in the Public Economics Department, received her doctorate from the Free University of Berlin on May 12. Georg Weizsäcker (formerly the Dean of Graduate Studies of the Graduate Center) and Peter Haan (Head of the Public Economics Department) supervised her dissertation titled "Essays in Applied Economics.” We warmly congratulate her!

    16.05.2023
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    Mara Barschkett has successfully defended her dissertation

    Mara Barschkett has successfully defended her dissertation titled "(Unintended) consequences of social and family policies on health and well-being: Five Essays in Health and Family Economics" supervised by C. Katharina Spieß (1. supervisor) and Peter Haan (2nd supervisor) at Freie Universität Berlin. Congratulations!

    16.05.2023
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    GC PhD researcher Andreas Leibing performs research stay at Stanford University

    GC PhD researcher Andreas Leibing is currently visiting Stanford University for a research stay during the spring quarter hosted and sponsored by Eric Bettinger. Andreas himself is glad about this opportunity, and describes his stay as follows:  "I will stay at Stanford University as a visiting student researcher for the spring quarter and work on my job market paper. I look forward to meeting all ...

    11.04.2023
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    GC PhD researcher Jonas Hannane performs research stay at Oxford Internet Institute

    GC PhD researcher Jonas Hannane is currently visiting the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) for a short informal research stay hosted by Dr. Fabian Braesemann. Jonas is conducting research about online labor market (OLM) platforms, and more specifically investigating the role of advertising as a signal on OLM platforms. His visit at the OII presents the opportunity to meet and engage with researchers ...

    15.03.2023
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    Julia Rechlitz has successfully defended her dissertation

    Julia Rechlitz has successfully defended her dissertation on "Air Pollution Impacts and Energy Infrastructure Efficiency - Empirical Evidence with Official Micro Data". She was supervised by Prof. Dr. Christian von Hirschhausen. Congratulations!

    02.03.2023
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    GC PhD Student Dennis Gaus commencing OECD Internship

    GC Doctoral Candidate Dennis Gaus of the Energy, Transportation, and Environment department will be completing a six-month internship at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris from March 1st onwards. He will be working on a project on the determinants and effects of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) within the Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities (CfE). ...

    15.02.2023
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    Research of PhD Candidate Laura Pagenhardt in DIW Weekly Report

    The joint research of the Graduate Center's PhD candidate Laura Pagenhardt and Martin Gornig on the end of Germany's construction boom has been published in the current DIW weekly report. Congratulations!

    13.01.2023
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    Max Diegel has successfully defended his dissertation

    Max Diegel has successfully defended his dissertation "Three Essays on Inflation Expectations in Empirical Macroeconomics". He was supervised by Prof. Dr. Dieter Nautz at Freie Universität Berlin. Congratulations!

    02.12.2022
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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