The Quarterly Journal of Economic Research is the oldest publication of DIW Berlin, having appeared as early as 1926. Since then a lot has changed, including the Journal. Since 2008, it has been given a new concept and a fresh design.
However, the basic idea remains the same: DIW Berlin editors feature and discuss current topics from economic policy. As before, the Journal does not publish research results of DIW Berlin. Rather, they focus on new perspectives, expert knowledge, and the overall picture.
Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D, president of DIW Berlin
Prof. Dr. Martin Gornig, deputy head of the Consumer and Competition department
Prof. Dr. Claudia Kemfert, head of the Energy, Transportation, Environment department
Prof. Dr. Alexander Kritikos, head of the Entrepeneurship research group
Prof. Dr. Stefan Liebig, director of the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP)
Prof. Dr. Lukas Menkhoff, head of the International Economics department
Dr. Claus Michelsen, head of the Forecasting and Economic Policy department
Prof. Dr. Dorothea Schäfer (chief editor)
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Emunds, Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Sankt Georgen
Prof. Thomas Gehrig, Ph.D., University Vienna, Austria
Prof. Dr. Horst Gischer, University Magdeburg
Prof. Hans-Helmut Kotz, Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe (SAFE)
Prof. Dr. Doris Neuberger, University Rostock
Prof. Dr. Andreas Pfingsten, University Muenster
Prof. Andreas Stephan, Ph.D., University Jönköping, Sweden
Call for papers for the Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung (Quarterly Journal of Economic Research).
Call for Papers: Possibilities, significance and limits of development banks (VjH 2-3/2020)
In Germany and across Europe development banks have become increasingly important in recent years. More than ten years after the onset of the Great Financial Crisis, more than ten years since the onset of the European sovereign debt crisis and in the midst of societal discussion about the investments necessary to limit climate change and improve infrastructure, it is crucial to understand the role and importance of development banks, not just for the economy but also society. It is crucial to examine the future of development banks in detail and to draw up economic policy recommendations on how to shape the role of development banks in business.
These issues of the Quarterly Journal of Economic Research address both the original and the - over the last decade - fundamentally changed role of development banks, the economic and social reasons for establishing development banks, the benefits of this bank type, various models of development banks, as well as their appropriate regulation. Central topics include, but are not limited to:
We welcome theoretical and empirically substantiated contributions, including generalizable case studies. The Quarterly Journal of Economic Research prioritizes policy advice. Therefore, political implications of the analyses should be presented and discussed. Position papers from associations, politics and business are also welcome.
Authors wishing to submit a contribution (in German or English) should send a summary or an abstract (in German or English) of the planned contribution (maximum 1 page) to Andreas Pfingsten and Dorothea Schäfer (Andreas. Pfingsten@wiwi.uni-muenster.de & firstname.lastname@example.org). The authors will receive feedback no later than December 15, 2019, as to whether their contribution is tentatively accepted. The finished contributions, which should not exceed a length of approx. 30,000 characters, must be submitted by April 15, 2020. After receiving the contributions, the editors will initiate a multi-stage editing and revision process. Please note that manuscripts can only be submitted in Word format. We ask authors to have the final manuscript proofread before re-submission. Publication of the VJH 2/3-2020 is expected in the second half of 2020.
The Quarterly Journal of Economic Research (Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung) is the oldest publication published by DIW Berlin. It has beenpublished since 1926. Accumulated research and expert knowledge are applied to economic policy problems. The DIW Quarterly Journal of Economic Research (Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung) bring together practitioners from business and politics with academics at the DIW Berlin and beyond. Each issue takes up a current topic in economic policy. The journal thus provides important guidance on complex economic policy topics and points out new perspectives and proposed solutions.
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