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Graduation Ceremony des DIW Graduate Center 2016

This year, 16 PhD graduates received their certificates. With a festive ceremony, the new PhDs were honored by DIW Berlin President Marcel Fratzscher and outgoing Graduate Center Dean Helmut Lütkepohl. We wish each and every one much success with their future careers!

22.12.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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DIW Europe Lecture by Barry Eichengreen: The Populist Turn in American Politics: Implications for Europe

In this lecture Professor Eichengreen traced the populist turn in American politics from the late 19th century to the present day, and identified instances and conditions under which mainstream politicians and parties succeeded - and failed - in stemming the populist tide.

15.12.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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DIW Europe Lecture by Mario Draghi: Stability, Equity and Monetary Policy

On Tuesday, October 25, the 2nd DIW Europe Lecture was held on “Stability, Equity and Monetary Policy”. The President of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, looked at Europe’s economic and financial future: which challenges will Europe and the European Central Bank have to face in the months and years ahead? The speech held by the ECB president as well as a video of the...

27.10.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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Wind variability and its impact on markets: Prof. Ross Baldick | The University of Texas at Austin

Academic keynote by Prof. Ross Baldick of the University of Texas at Austin at the Berlin Conference on Energy and Electricity Economics (BELEC 2016): "Towards a Lower Carbon Energy System in Germany, Europe, and world-wide - Market Design, Technologies, and Business Models"

21.10.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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Modeling trends of the European electricity sector with a focus on nuclear phase-outs in the UK and France: Dr. Pao-Yu Oei | TU Berlin

Panel discussion on Longer-term trends, sector coupling, and cross-border coordination. Presentation by Dr. Pao-Yu Oei, researcher at the workgroup for energy and infrastructure policy at TU Berlin, at the Berlin Conference on Energy and Electricity Economics (BELEC 2016): "Towards a Lower Carbon Energy System in Germany, Europe, and world-wide - Market Design, Technologies, and Business Models"

21.10.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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PRO-SUM-AGE: technological and economic perspectives: Dr. Kathrin Goldammer | Reiner Lemoine Institute

Policy keynote by Dr. Kathrin Goldammer, managing director of the Reiner Lemoine Institute, at the Berlin Conference on Energy and Electricity Economics (BELEC 2016): "Towards a Lower Carbon Energy System in Germany, Europe, and world-wide - Market Design, Technologies, and Business Models"

21.10.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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Self-consumption with solar power systems: Dr. Matthias Deutsch | Agora Energiewende

Panel discussion on Longer-term trends, sector coupling, and cross-border coordination. Presentation by Dr. Matthias Deutsch, project leader at Agora Energiewende, at the Berlin Conference on Energy and Electricity Economics (BELEC 2016): "Towards a Lower Carbon Energy System in Germany, Europe, and world-wide - Market Design, Technologies, and Business Models"

21.10.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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SOEP People: A Conversation with Jennifer Hunt

Jennifer Hunt is a Professor of Economics at Rutgers University. Born in Australia and raised in Switzerland, she has held teaching and research posts in Germany, Italy, Spain, Canada, and the USA. She served in the Obama administration as Chief Economist in the US Department of Labor from 2013-2014 and as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Microeconometric Analysis in the US Department of the...

17.10.2016| SOEP People
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BCCP Conference and Policy Forum 2016: Policy Roundtable: Privacy in Competition and Consumer Policy

Privacy regulation in digital markets has been at the forefront of the policy debate on both sides of the Atlantic in the past years. This panel will discuss such issues as the EU-US Privacy Shield following the Safe Harbor ruling of the ECJ, the conditions for voluntary consumer consent to the processing of personal data, efforts to ensure individuals’ control over personal data collected...

05.07.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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BCCP Conference and Policy Forum 2016: Session 3: Data-driven Innovation

Unprecedented interconnectedness, data collection, and analytical capabilities are revolutionizing our interactions in society. Online platforms play a key role in this process as they shape the way consumers and firms use and commercialize the Internet. In data-driven platforms, product quality, for example search results and the targeting of advertisements, increases in the amount of data...

05.07.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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BCCP Conference and Policy Forum 2016: Session 2: Privacy Compliance: Regulation vs. Market Forces

Privacy concerns are receiving increased attention by both lawmakers and firms. What are firms doing to protect the privacy of their customers? Are firms responding to market forces? To regulatory pressure? To other forces? This panel will explore the interaction between regulation, markets and other forces, and its implications for optimal legal policy. Florencia Marotta-WurglerProfessor of Law,...

01.07.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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BCCP Conference and Policy Forum 2016: Session 1: Privacy Preferences in Digital Market

Individuals value privacy, socializing, and disclosing. These conflicting actions raise important issues for individuals and regulators. This session surveys the economic foundations of privacy relying on insights from economic theory and empirical evidence. How much do consumers value privacy? Do (or should) consumers unambiguously strive for stronger privacy protection? How have businesses...

01.07.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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BCCP Conference and Policy Forum 2016: Welcome address by BCCP speaker Tomaso Duso

Big data is transforming the world we live in. The instant availability of information impacts how individuals consume, how businesses thrive or fail, how society makes scientific discoveries, as well as how governments design and implement informed policies. At a pace and scale unanticipated 20 years ago, information technology is enabling consumers globally. Uncountable services make use of a...

01.07.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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Podcast: BCCP Conference and Policy Forum 2016: Regulatory Challenges in Digital Markets: Privacy

The BCCP conference took place at the Humboldt-University Berlin on June 17, 2016. Big data is transforming the world we live in. The instant availability of information impacts how individuals consume, how businesses thrive or fail, how society makes scientific discoveries, as well as how governments design and implement informed policies. At a pace and scale unanticipated 20 years ago...

24.06.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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Europe at a Crossroads: How to improve Economic Governance and Growth Performance of the Eurozone?

The structures of the European project have been helping the continent overcome many effects of the current crisis. Nevertheless, these shocks have also pointed to shortcomings in its construction, and eurozone economic governance is still lagging behind in coordination of fiscal and structural policies and in terms of risk sharing. Such reforms are imperative to lessen the burden on monetary...

13.06.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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Britain’s Role in Europe

Britain is one of the most important partners of Germany in Europe, yet the upcoming referendum might force the UK out of the EU. Together with invited guests, we discussion explored the historical and political aspects of the British-European relationship as well as the future of Britain and Germany in the EU. Guests:David Lidington | UK Minister of State for EuropeJoschka Fischer | Former...

03.05.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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Spotlight: helicopter money

In the latest Spotlight, DIW President Marcel Fratzscher explains why helicopter money offers the possibility to “circumvent” the banking system and make loans and funding directly available to households and private companies, which would help the ECB to fulfill their price stability mandate again.

21.04.2016| Spotlight
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Development in a time of crisis: Speech and discussion with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim

Introduction by Marcel Fratzscher, President of DIW Berlin and Professor of Macroeconomics and Finance at Humboldt-University, Berlin Opening Remarks by Ursula Müller, German Executive Director to the Board of Directors at the World Bank Group Tuesday, April 5, 2016 | 12.00 - 1.00 pmVenue: Quadriga Forum, Werderscher Markt 13, 10117 Berlin The world faces challenges for the ages: forced...

07.04.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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Tackling Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity in the Face of Global Challenges Ahead: Presentation by Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of the World Bank

We ended 2015 with good news: For the first time in history, the number of extremely poor people dropped below 10 percent. The new sustainable development goals and the Paris climate deal bring momentum to our effort to lift the remaining 700 million poor out of poverty while generating climate-smart economic growth. Hardly ever before did so many governments, businesses, international...

18.02.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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Graduation Ceremony des DIW Graduate Center 2015

Seven junior scientists received their certificates at the 2015 Commencement Ceremony of the Graduate Center at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) on December 9, 2015. On hand to congratulate the students were DIW Berlin President Marcel Fratzscher, GC Dean Helmut Lütkepohl, and the new Chairman of the DIW Berlin Board of Trustees, Prof. Dr. Axel A. Weber.

08.01.2016| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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