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DIW Weekly Report 1/2 / 2020

Construction Industry an Important Pillar of the Economy; Investment Assistance Taking Effect

The construction industry is increasingly becoming a key pillar of the business cycle in Germany. DIW Berlin’s construction volume calculation indicates a real expansion of construction services by around three percent each year over the next two ...

2020| Martin Gornig, Claus Michelsen, Laura Pagenhardt
BSE Scientific Skills Workshops

Successful Presenting in English

This seminar provides you with tools and practice in essential rhetorical techniques and how to consider your audience when preparing and delivering scientific presentations. You will develop a presentation that is convincing and creates ...

14.01.2020
BSE Scientific Skills Workshops

Writing good texts for academic journals

The Berlin School of Economics is pleased to offer a workshop on writing good texts for academic journals. It is designed for all doctoral students and researchers at the BSE who would like to improve their English writing skills. The training will ...

10.02.2020
Diskussionspapiere 1840 / 2020

The Role of Aggregators in Facilitating Industrial Demand Response: Evidence from Germany

Industrial demand response can play an important part in balancing the intermittent production from a growing share of renewable energies in electricity markets. This paper analyses the role of aggregators – intermediaries between participants and ..

2020| Jan Stede, Karin Arnold, Christa Dufter, Georg Holtz, Serafin von Roon, Jörn C. Richstein
Diskussionspapiere 1838 / 2019

Selection into Employment and the Gender Wage Gap across the Distribution and over Time

Using quantile regression methods, this paper analyses the gender wage gap across the wage distribution and over time (1990-2014), while controlling for changing sample selection into full-time employment. Our findings show that the selection ...

2019| Patricia Gallego Granados, Katharina Wrohlich
Diskussionspapiere 1839 / 2020

Does Social Policy through Rent Controls Inhibit New Construction? Some Answers from Long-Run Historical Evidence

The (re-)introduction of rent regulation in the form of rent controls, tenant protection or supply rationing is back on the agenda of policymakers in light of rent inflation in many global cities. While rent control as social policy promises short ..

2020| Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Sebastian Kohl
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Decarbonizing China’s Energy System – Modeling the Transformation of the Electricity, Transportation, Heat, and Industrial Sectors

Growing prosperity among its population and an inherent increasing demand for energy complicate China’s target of combating climate change, while maintaining its economic growth. This paper, therefore, describes three potential decarbonization ...

In: Applied Energy 255 (2019), 113820, 17 S. | Thorsten Burandt, Bobby Xiong, Konstantin Löffler, Pao-Yu Oei
SOEP Survey Papers 775: SOEP Survey Papers : Series D - Variable Description and Coding / 2019

SOEP-Core v34: Codebook for the EU-SILC-Like Panel for Germany Based on the SOEP

2019| Charlotte Bartels, Heike Nachtigall, Anna-Maria Göth
Report

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 ..

06.01.2020| Jonas Jessen
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

A firm-side perspective on parental leave

A large literature documents effects of parental leave on mothers' labour market outcomes, yet we know very little about the effects on their  firms and co-workers. We use unique administrative data that covers the universe of employees ...

08.01.2020| Mathias Huebener
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