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Marica Valente selected to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Marica Valente selected to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

06.05.2020| Marica Valente
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Melanie Koch has successfully defended her dissertation

Melanie Koch, Research Associate in the International Economics Department and GC Class of 2015, has successfully defended her dissertation at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Non-Standard Preferences and Beliefs in Financial Decision Making" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Lukas Menkhoff (DIW Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Georg Weizsäcker (HU). We ...

14.04.2020
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Aline Zucco has successfully defended her dissertation

Aline Zucco, part of the Gender Economics Research Group and GC Class of 2015, has successfully defended her dissertation at Freie Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Essays on Gender Pay Gaps and Wealth Concentration" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Peter Haan (DIW Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Silke Anger (IAB). We congratulate Aline on her success and wish her all the best for her future ...

24.02.2020
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Amelie Schiprowski is awarded Best Junior Researcher by the Joachim Herz Foundation

The alumna of the Graduate Center and assistant professor at the University of Bonn, Amelie Schiprowski, receives the award by the Joachim Herz Foundation for Best Junior Researcher. A ceremony will be held in Hamburg on March 19, 2020. The prize honors her work on "The Role of Caseworkers in Unemployment Insurance" with 25,000 euros in prize money. Congratulations for this award. ...

27.01.2020| Amelie Schiprowski
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Jonas Jessen receives BeNA Innovative Research Award

Jonas Jessen, doctoral student at the DIW Graduate Center and research assistant in the Education and Family Department, receives the BeNA Innovative Research Award 2019. We congratulate Jonas for the award, which is presented annually by the Berlin Network for Employment Research (BeNA) for outstanding scientific contributions. For his paper with the title "A Firm-Side Perspective on Parental Leave ...

06.01.2020| Jonas Jessen
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On December 5, 2019, DIW Berlin honored this year's graduates of the Graduate Center, the BDPEMS and the doctorates at DIW.

On December 5, 2019, DIW Berlin honored this year's graduates of the Graduate Center, the BDPEMS and the graduates at DIW. In a festive ceremony DIW President Marcel Fratzscher congratulated all new PhDs and GC Vice Dean Carsten Schröder presented the certificates. The program was musically accompanied by Benedikt Bindewald (violin) and Tabea Schrenk (cello). Back row from ...

09.12.2019| Juliane Metzner
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Thore Schlaak has successfully defended his dissertation

Thore Schlaak, who works at the Forecasting and Economic Policy Department, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Essays on Structural Vector Autoregressions Identified Through Time-Varying Volatility" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Helmut Lütkepohl (DIW Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Lars Winkelmann (FU Berlin). We congratulate Thore ...

27.11.2019
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Dawud Ansari has successfully defended his dissertation

Dawud Ansari, who works at the Energy, Transportation, Environment Department, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Numerical models for emerging energy and resource issues: Examples from tight oil, global energy, and rural electrification" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Klaus Eisenack (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) ...

11.11.2019
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DIW GC graduate receives Ernst Reuter award

Dr. Annika Schnücker, who graduated in 2018, is receiving this year's Ernst-Reuter-Preis for Outstanding Young Scientists at Freie Universität, Berlin.She is being honored for her dissertation "Model Selection Methods for Panel Vector Autoregressive Models," which is selected as one of the 5 most outstanding dissertations of 2018 at Freie Universität, Berlin.Georg Weizsäcker, Dean ...

05.11.2019
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The Berlin School of Economics welcomes the new Ph.D. students with a welcome Event at DIW Berlin

BSE Welcome Event - Class of 2019

04.10.2019| Juliane Metzner
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Vera Zipperer has successfully defended her dissertation

Vera Zipperer, who works at the Climate Policy department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Technische Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Creating innovation incentives through environmental policies: An economic analysis" was supervised by Prof. Karsten Neuhoff, Ph.D. (DIW Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin) and Prof. Simone Borghesi, Ph.D. ...

12.09.2019
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Berlin School of Economics Kick-Off!

On thursday September 19, 2019, the Berlin School of Economics will have its official opening ceremony at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin! For this special occasion, we are glad to welcome Nobel Laureate Jean Tirole, who will be holding the keynote address.  This event signifies the official start of a joint Berlin-wide career development program and celebrates all those who have made ...

13.08.2019| Andrea Bawamia
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Pauline Affeldt has successfully defended her dissertation

Pauline Affeldt, who works at the Firms and Markets department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Technische Universität Berlin.The dissertation with the title "Three Essays on the Economics of Merger Control" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Tomaso Duso (DIW Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Radosveta Ivanova-Stenzel  (Technische Universität Berlin).We ...

30.07.2019
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Julia Schmieder Receives Two Prizes for her Research

The Vienna University of Economics and Business has awarded Julia Schmieder from the Public Economics department with the Prize for Young Researchers, as well as the Prize for Outstanding Contributions to the Economic Policy Debate in Austria. The Graduate Center and its dean Prof. Weizsäcker congratulate her on the success!

29.07.2019
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Mara Barschkett Receives a Scholarship from the Network for Old Age Provision

Mara Berschkett, from the Graduate Center has been granted a scholarship from the Network for Old Age Provision (Forschungsnetzwerk Alterssicherung) from Ocotber 2019 on. The Dean of the Graduate Center, Prof. Weizsäcker congratulates her on the success!

25.07.2019
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Jakob Miethe has successfully defended his dissertation

Jakob Miethe, who works at the International Economics department, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.The dissertation with the title "Offshore Finance and the Economics of Regulation and Reform" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Lukas Menkhoff (DIW Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) and Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D. (DIW Berlin, Humboldt-Universität ...

24.07.2019
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Julia Schmieder has successfully defended her dissertation

Julia Schmieder, who works at the Public Economics department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Essays in Labor and Demographic Economics" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Peter Haan (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Andrea Weber (Central European University). We congratulate Julia on her success and ...

24.07.2019
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Martin Bruns has successfully defended his dissertation

Martin Bruns, who works at the Forecasting and Economic Policy department, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin.The dissertation with the title "Essays in Empirical Macroeconomics: Identification in Vector Autoregressive Models and Robust Inference in Early Warning Systems" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Helmut Lütkepohl (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität ...

11.07.2019
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Tatsiana Kliatskova has successfully defended her dissertation

Tatsiana Kliatskova, who works at the Macroeconomics department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Essays in International Finance" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Helmut Lütkepohl (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D. (DIW Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin). We congratulate ...

11.07.2019
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Khalid ElFayoumi has successfully defended his dissertation

Khalid ElFayoumi, who works at the Macroeconomics department, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin.The dissertation with the title "Heterogeneity in Macro-Finance: The Role of Disaggregate Dynamics in Aggregate Fluctuations" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Helmut Lütkepohl (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D. ...

11.07.2019
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