GC Alumni

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Pauline Affeldt

Pauline Affeldt is Research Associate in the Department Firms and Markets at the DIW Berlin and at the Technische Universität (TU) Berlin. She is also Fellow at the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP). Her research interests are in applied econometrics in the fields of industrial organization, competition policy, and regulation. Pauline Affeldt received her PhD in August 2019 from...

Research Associate Firms and Markets
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Dawud Ansari

Dr Dawud Ansari is a researcher in the group for international resource markets within the Department Energy, Transportation, Environment. Dawud holds a PhD from HU Berlin after previously studying at TU Berlin (best of his year), HU Berlin, and the Johns Hopkins University. Apart from his research at DIW Berlin, he is the director of the NGO "Energy Access and Development Program" (EADP), which...

Research Associate Energy, Transportation, Environment
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Felix Arnold

Dr. Felix Arnold holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Mannheim University and a joint Master’s degree in economics and politics from Université Catholique de Louvain and Università degli studi di Milano. In January 2016, he completed his dissertation entitled "Direct Democracy, Voter Turnout and Representative Behavior: Essays in Political Economics". He is an...

Ph.D. Student Public Economics
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Alexandra Avdeenko

Cohort: GC2010Research Interests: Political Economy, Development Economy, Applied EconometricsCurrent Employer: Chair of Econometrics, Department of Economics, University of MannheimDissertation Supervisors: Prof Thomas Siedler, Prof. Ronny Freier

Ph.D. Student Graduate Center
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Nataliya Barasinska

Cohort: GC2007Research Interests: Corporate Finance, Household Finance, Credit Risk, Real Estate MarketsCurrent Employer: Deutsche BundesbankDissertation Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Dorothea Schäfer, Prof. Dr. Andreas Stephan

Research Associate Firms and Markets
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Julian Baumann

Cohort: GC2009Research Interests: Labour Economics, Technical ChangeDissertation Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Alexander S. Kritikos

Ph.D. Student
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Benjamin Beckers

Benjamin Beckers is a Ph.D. candidate at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center and joined the Macroeconomics Department as a researcher in January 2014. His research interests are on empirical macroeconomics, in particular on structural time series econometrics and forecasting. For his doctoral thesis he studies possibilities for the real-time detection of asset price bubbles and analyzes the interaction...

Ph.D. Student Macroeconomics
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Eva M. Berger

Cohort: GC2006 Research Interests: Economics of Education, Labor Economics, Applied Microeconometrics, Behavioral Economics Current Employer: Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz Dissertation Supervisors: Prof. Dr. C. Katharina Spieß, Prof. Dr. Ronnie Schöb

Research Associate German Socio-Economic Panel study
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Veronika Bertram-Hümmer

Veronika focuses on inclusive microfinance solutions and households’ behavior under risk. In her doctoral thesis, she evaluated the impacts of  index insurance on household’s welfare and investigates risk preferences and their role on household behavior under risk. Before joining DIW, Veronika was a Carlo Schmid Fellow in the World Bank Social Development Department working on...

Ph.D. Student
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Daniel Bierbaumer

Before joining the DIW Berlin Graduate Center in October 2013, Daniel was a student of Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU). He holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics, Business & Social Sciencies and a Master's degree in Economics from WU. During his Bachelor studies he also spent an exchange term at the University of Manchester. Besides his studies, he completed...

Scholarship Recipient Macroeconomics
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Christopher Kaya Boortz

Cohort: GC2012Current Employer: Free University BerlinDissertation Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Dieter Nautz

Ph.D. Student
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Frauke G. Braun

Cohort: GC2006Research Interests: energy economicsCurrent Employer: Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and EnergySupervisor: Prof. Dr. Christian von Hirschhausen

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Franziska Bremus

Franziska Bremus is a Research Associate in the Department of Macroeconomics and leader of the project “European capital markets and macroeconomic stability”. After finishing her Master’s degree in economics in Tübingen and Montréal, she joined the DIW Graduate Center. During her dissertation, Franziska worked in the Departments of Forecasting and Macroeconomics. She finished her dissertation on ...

Research Associate Macroeconomics
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Martin Johannes Bruns

Martin Bruns joined the DIW Berlin Graduate Center in 2014. His research focuses on topics in Econometrics and Macroeconomics, in particular Multiple Time Series Analysis and Bayesian inference. Prior to joining the DIW he studied in Toulouse, Ottawa and Tübingen and obtained his Master's degree in 2014 from the Toulouse School of Economics and his Bachelor's degree in 2012 from the...

Research Associate Forecasting and Economic Policy
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Georg Camehl

Georg Camehl is currently a Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. He studied economics in Mannheim and Ankara, earning his Bachelor of Science from the University of Mannheim in 2010. Afterwards he studied in the Joint Masters Program in Statistics in Berlin focusing on econometrics. During his studies he did internships at the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim and...

Research Associate Education and Family
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Elisabeth Church

Cohort: GC2009Research Interests: Applied Panel Analyses and Interdisciplinary Research combining Economics, Psychology and the Neurosciences Supervisor: Prof. Dr. C. Katharina Spieß

Ph.D. Student Graduate Center
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Astrid Cullmann

Astrid Cullmann is senior researcher in the Department of firms and Market and the Department Energy, Transportation, and Environment. Her research deals with productivity and regulation of public sector firms. She focuses on municipal state-owned firms in the energy and water sector. Astrid is also Senior Lecturer at the Chair of Econometrics and Business Statistics at TU Berlin. She studied...

Research Associate Firms and Markets; Research Associate Firms and Markets
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Sarah Dahmann

Before joining the Graduate Center in October 2011, Sarah Dahmann studied Econometrics and Operations Research in Maastricht (the Netherlands) and Singapore. She obtained her master's degree with a specialization in Econometrics in 2011 from Maastricht University. In her master thesis she examined unemployment persistence in Germany, with a particular focus on the role of unobserved heterogeneity...

Scholarship Recipient German Socio-Economic Panel study
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Sascha Drahs

Sascha Drahs is a Ph.D. student at the DIW Graduate Center. He studied economics at Humboldt- University at Berlin and the University of California, San Diego, with a specialty in econometrics and behavioral economics. His research interests are in labor economics and behavioral economics.

Ph.D. Student Public Economics
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Khalid ElFayoumi

I am a PhD candidate at the Free University of Berlin and a research associate at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). My research is in the area of Macro-Finance and Bayesian Macroeconometrics, with an emphasis on the interaction between aggregate fluctuations and the cross section of heterogeneous market participants. I hold a BSc in Electrical engineering from the American...

Scholarship Recipient Macroeconomics
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