Students and Alumni

Find out more about our diverse student body and our ever-growing alumni network. Faculty members, consisting of top researchers from Berlin and Germany.

DIW Berlin Graduate Center doctoral students and staff
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Mara Barschkett

Mara joined DIW Graduate Center as a PhD student in 2018. She obtained her B.Sc. in Economics at the University of Bonn and spent one year at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Before moving to Stockholm and studying for her M.Sc. in Economics at the Stockholm School of ...

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Lukas Boer

Lukas Boer is a Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. He holds a M.Sc. degree in Economics and Management Science from Humboldt University Berlin and a B.Sc. degree in Economics from the University of Mannheim. He also spent study semesters at the Toulouse School of Economics and ...

Ph.D. Student Graduate Center
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Stephanie Ettmeier

Stephanie joined the DIW Berlin and the DIW Berlin Graduate Center in October 2018. After completing her bachelor studies in Anthropology (University Leipzig) and Political Science (Sciences Po Grenoble), Stephanie discovered her interest for Economics. She holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Economics from ...

Research Associate Macroeconomics
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Chi Hyun Kim

In October 2018, Chi Hyun joined the DIW Berlin and the DIW Berlin Graduate Center as a research associate. She obtained her B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Economics at the University of Bonn. During 2015 and 2018, Chi Hyun was a research associate at the Chair of Monetary Economics at the Martin-Luther ...

Research Associate Macroeconomics
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Martin Kittel

Martin Kittel is a Ph.D. candidate at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center and a research associate at the Workgroup for Infrastructure Policy, Technical Institute Berlin. Prior to academia, Martin worked with Germanwatch, a development and environmental civil society organization, focusing on energy ...

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Mariza Montes de Oca León

Mariza Montes de Oca León is a is a Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. Her current research interests are centered around the interaction between the natural resource curse in fossil-fuel abundant economies and climate change mitigation policy.   Prior to joining the ...

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Laura Josephine Pagenhardt

Laura joined the DIW Graduate Center in 2018. After completing a B.Sc. Psychology at the University of Heidelberg, Laura obtained her B.Sc. Economics from the Free University Berlin, where she also worked as a research and teaching assistant at the chair of econometrics. Based on her bachelor ...

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Alexander Roth

Alexander is a Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center since October 2018. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Mannheim and his Master’s degree in economics from the University of Mannheim and the Free University of Brussels (ULB) in a joint ...

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Laura Schmitz

Laura joined the DIW Graduate Center as a PhD student in 2018. With a B.A. in European Studies and Master degrees in Public Policy and Economics, she has an interdisciplinary backgound. During her MPP at Maastricht University she first specialized in modelling social protection policies in ...

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Johannes Seebauer

Johannes Seebauer is a Ph.D. candidate at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. Following undergraduate studies in Management in Regensburg, he obtained a M.Sc. in Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), where he studied as a Fulbright scholar. He also holds a M.Res. in ...

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Christina Stadler

Christina Stadler is a Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin. Her research interests relate primarily to applied industrial organisation and competition policy. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics, specializing in Industrial Organisation, from the University of Amsterdam and a Bachelor’s degree in ...

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Jana Wittich

Jana is a Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. She holds two Bachelor degrees in Governance and Public Policy and European Studies from the University of Passau, with a specialization in Economics, Global Governance and Political Science. During her studies, she spent two semesters at ...

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Max Diegel

Max Diegel is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center and the chair of Econometrics at Freie Universität (FU) Berlin. In June 2018 he joined the research project "Anchoring of Inflation Expectations" at Freie Universität (FU) Berlin and the team of Professor Nautz. ...

Ph.D. Student Forecasting and Economic Policy
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Björn Fischer

Björn Fischer is currently a PhD student at the DIW Graduate Center. After his studies of Politics and Economics at the University of Münster he gained his M.Sc degree in Public Economics at FU in Berlin. In his thesis he accessed the causal effect of retirement behavior on informal care ...

Ph.D. Student Public Economics
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Dennis Gaus

Dennis Gaus is a PhD student at the DIW Graduate Center since 2017. After a Bachelor in Management, he gained a M.Sc. degree in Applied Economics from the University of Innsbruck, with semesters abroad in Toronto and Taipei and internships at Deutsche Bahn AG and the DIW. In his Master thesis, ...

Ph.D. Student Energy, Transportation, Environment
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Iuliia Grabova

Iuliia Grabova is a PhD student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in International Business Administration from the European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder). In her Bachelor thesis, she analyzed the impact of globalization and the role of labor unions ...

Ph.D. Student Graduate Center; Research Associate Graduate Center
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Jana Hamdan

Jana Hamdan is a Ph.D. student at Humboldt University of Berlin and the DIW Graduate Center. Her research is focused on the impact of behavioral biases and degree of financial education on financial development. She obtained her M.Sc. in Economics at University of Potsdam. During her studies, she ...

Research Associate International Economics
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Shan Huang

Shan Huang has been a PhD student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center since 2017. She completed her undergraduate studies in Economics at Humboldt University Berlin, with a semester abroad at Waseda University in Tokyo, and holds a Master’s degree in Economics (Research Master) from Tilburg ...

Ph.D. Student Firms and Markets
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Boryana Ilieva

Boryana Ilieva is a PhD student at the DIW Graduate Center. Her research interests lay in the fields of structural modelling, labor economics, and nonparametric microeconometrics. She holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the University Mannheim and a M.Sc. in Economics and Management Science from the ...

Ph.D. Student Public Economics
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Justus Inhoffen

Justus Inhoffen is a PhD student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center since 2017. He holds a M.Sc. degree in Economics from the University of Mannheim and a B.Sc. from the University of Bonn. Prior to joining the DIW, Justus worked as a bank consultant in Frankfurt am Main. The combination with his ...

Ph.D. Student Macroeconomics
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Jan Malek

Jan Málek is a current Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin. His research interests relate primarily to the empirical industrial organisation and competition policy. He completed his Bachelor in Economics at the Charles University in Prague, having spent one semester as a visiting student at the ...

Scholarship Recipient Firms and Markets
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Stefano Piasenti

Stefano Piasenti is currently a PhD student at the DIW Graduate Center. He conducted his undergraduate studies in Economics and Management at the University of Trento and subsequently obtained his two-years master in Economics at the University of Bologna. In his master thesis he empirically studied ...

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Camille Remigereau

Camille is a Ph.D. student at the DIW Graduate Center since October 2017. She graduated from the University of Mannheim with a Bachelor in Business Administration and later earned a Master in Economics and Management Science at the Humboldt University of Berlin. In her thesis she investigated the ...

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Annekatrin Schrenker

Annekatrin Schrenker joined the DIW in 2017 and currently works as a research associate at the Department of Public Economics. She is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the DIW Graduate Center and the Free University of Berlin. Annekatrin is a member of the collaborative research cluster &ldquo ...

Ph.D. Student Public Economics
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Puja Singhal

Puja Singhal is a doctoral student at the Berlin School of Economics (Freie Universität Berlin & DIW Graduate Center) under the supervision of Carsten Schröder. Prior to joining the Climate Policy department at the DIW Berlin in Autumn 2017, she has worked in the research department at the Federal ...

Research Associate Climate Policy
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Matteo Targa

Matteo Targa is a PhD student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Centre. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Management at the university of Padova and subsequently he conducted his master studies in Economics at the University of Bologna. In his dissertation thesis he studied ...

Research Associate German Socio-Economic Panel study
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Nicole Wägner

Nicole Wägner joined the DIW Berlin Graduate Center in 2017. She completed her Bachelor studies in Economics at Humboldt University of Berlin and obtained a Master’s degree in Industrial and Network Economics from Technical University Berlin. In her Master’s thesis, she analyzed the profit ...

Ph.D. Student Energy, Transportation, Environment
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Dawud Ansari

Dawud Ansari works as a researcher in the group for international resource markets within the Department Energy, Transportation, Environment. Additionally, he is the founder and director of the non-profit organisation Energy Access and Development Program (EADP), which is engaged in project work, ...

Research Associate Energy, Transportation, Environment
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Jan Berkes

Jan Berkes is a Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center since 2016. He holds a M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Mannheim. During his master studies, he worked as a research assistant at the Chair of Econometrics at the University of Mannheim. He also completed an internship at the ...

Research Associate Education and Family
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Nuria Boot

Nuria Boot is a PhD student at the DIW Graduate Center and KU Leuven. She holds an Aspirant grant from the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO). Her research interests relate primarily to industrial organisation, in particular collusion in financial benchmarks and firm productivity. She holds a ...

Scholarship Recipient Firms and Markets
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Julio Fournier

Julio Fournier is currently a PhD student at the DIW at the graduate center. He studied business administration at the Universidad del Pacífico in Quito, Ecuador, before gaining a M.Sc degree in economics from the Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel, Germany in 2015. His thesis assessed the ...

Scholarship Recipient Energy, Transportation, Environment
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Jan Philipp Fritsche

Jan Fritsche is a PhD fellow and research associate at DIW. His research interests are real-financial interactions, macroeconomics and financial stability. He holds a B.Sc. from the University of Augsburg, where he became a scholar of the Max Weber Program by the German Academic Scholarship ...

Research Associate Macroeconomics
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Alexander Haas

Alexander has been a PhD student at the DIW Graduate Center since September 2016. In 2014, he finished a B.Sc. degree in economics at the University of Tuebingen (Germany), having spent one year as a visiting student at Harvard University (USA). In July 2016, he graduated from the University of ...

Scholarship Recipient Macroeconomics
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Jonas Jessen

Jonas Jessen is a PhD student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center and a research associate at the Department of Education and Family. His research interests are labour economics, early education and political economy. He obtained an M.Sc in Economic Policy at University College London (UCL) and a B.Sc ...

Research Associate Education and Family
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Tobias König

Tobias König is currently a PhD student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. He conducted his undergraduate studies in economics in Berlin and Groningen, thereafter he obtained his master’s degree in economics from Humboldt University Berlin in 2016. In his master’s thesis he ...

Ph.D. Student Macroeconomics
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Alejandro Sarmiento

Luis Alejandro Sarmiento Abogado is a Phd student at the graduate center of the German Institute of Economic Research. He obtained his master degree in economics and management science at the Humboldt University of Berlin where, in his dissertation thesis he made a general assessment of the electric ...

Research Associate Energy, Transportation, Environment
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Felicitas Schikora

Felicitas Schikora is a Ph.D. student at the DIW Graduate Center in Berlin. She began her academic career with an interdisciplinary Bachelor’s program (Governance and Public Policy, Economics as major subject) at the University of Passau. Subsequently, she stayed at the Eberhard Karls ...

Research Associate German Socio-Economic Panel study
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Jan Stede

Jan Stede is a research associate in the Climate Policy Department and Ph.D. candidate at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. His research interests lie in energy efficiency in industry and buildings (e.g. energy efficiency networks, market-based instruments and energy services), demand response and the ...

Research Associate Climate Policy
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Patrick Burauel

Patrick Burauel joined the DIW Berlin Graduate Center in 2015 and is now research fellow at the SOEP. Patrick studied economics at an undergraduate level at University Maastricht with an exchange semester in Hong Kong. In 2015 he graduated with a Master’s degree from Paris School of Economics ...

Research Associate German Socio-Economic Panel study
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Daniel Graeber

Daniel Graeber is currently a doctoral researcher at the DIW Graduate Center and the SOEP. His primary interested is centered on the socioeconomic determinants of health, mental health in particular. Daniel received his B.A. in Socioeconomics with a major in Economics in Hamburg and his M.Sc. in ...

Ph.D. Student German Socio-Economic Panel study
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Martin Ignacio Harding

Martin is a Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center since September 2015. He studied economics at Universidad de Chile in Santiago, before obtaining his master’s degree in economics from the University of Mannheim and the Université Libre de Bruxelles in a double-degree program. His main ...

Scholarship Recipient Macroeconomics
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Sven Hartjenstein

Before joining the DIW Graduate Center in 2015, Sven Hartjenstein studied Economics at the FU Berlin. Therein he focused on Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, and Time Series Analysis. In the course of his master thesis and internships he employed DSGE models to study endogenous growth and ...

Scholarship Recipient Macroeconomics
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Melanie Koch

Melanie is a Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center and research associate at the department of International Economics. Since 2017, she is also a scholar of the Heinrich Böll Foundation. She obtained her master’s degree in economics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in 2014 ...

Research Associate International Economics
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Catalina Martinez Hernandez

Catalina obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Economics at the University of Guanajuato in Mexico. In her Bachelor’s thesis she did a simulation analysis of spurious regressions for long-memory processes and an application to the Sea Level-Temperature relationship obtaining a Cum Laude ...

Scholarship Recipient Macroeconomics
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Melissa Newham

Melissa Newham is a PhD student at KU Leuven and the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. Her research interests relate primarily to empirical industrial organisation and competition policy. She completed her Bachelor in Economics, Politics and Philosophy at the University of Cape Town and her Masters in ...

Scholarship Recipient Firms and Markets
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Julia Rechlitz

Julia Rechlitz is a PhD student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. She completed her studies in the master of industrial and network economics at the TU Berlin in 2015. She focused on applied microeconomics and energy economics. In her master’s thesis she analyzed the efficiency of German ...

Ph.D. Student Energy, Transportation, Environment
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Maximilian Schäfer

Maximilian Schäfer is a Ph.D. candidate at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. He studied Economics at the universities in Mannheim and Bonn. From 2016 to 2017, he was an intern at the Chief Economist Team in DG COMP at the European Commission. His dissertation focusses on the impact of digitization on ...

Ph.D. Student Firms and Markets
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Renke Schmacker

Renke Schmacker is currently a Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. He studied Economics, Business Psychology and Political Science in Berlin, Copenhagen and Lüneburg. In 2015 he obtained his Master's degree in Economics from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. During his studies ...

Ph.D. Student Public Economics
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Sophia Schmitz

Sophia Schmitz is currently a Ph.D. student at the DIW Graduate Center. She studied Economics at the University of Mannheim and Stockholm University. During her studies she interned at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and worked as a student assistant at the chair of theoretical ...

Research Associate Education and Family
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Kevin Tran

Kevin Tran undertook undergraduate studies in Business Administration at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin with a semester abroad at ESCP Europe in Paris. Further, he obtained his Master’s degree in Economics and Management Science from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He worked as a ...

Ph.D. Student Firms and Markets
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Marica Valente

Marica Valente is a PhD student at DIW Graduate Center of Berlin. She obtained her Master degree in Economics at the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), where she majored in Environmental and Resource Economics. She did internships at the Ifo Center for Energy, Climate and Exhaustible Resources in ...

Ph.D. Student Energy, Transportation, Environment
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Aline Zucco

Aline Zucco joined the Graduate Center in 2015. She received her Master’s degree in Economics from the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg. In her master’s thesis she analyzed the wage loss after birth-related career interruptions in male and female dominated occupations. ...

Ph.D. Student Gender Economics
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Pauline Affeldt

Pauline Affeldt joined the DIW in 2015. She started her Ph.D studies in the Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics and Management Science (BPEMS) in 2014. Pauline received her Master’s Degree in Economics from Tilburg University in 2011. Within her master program, she followed the competition ...

Research Associate Firms and Markets
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Niels Aka

Niels Aka studied economics and politics at Durham University in the UK and was awarded an M.Sc. Economics from Regensburg University in Germany. At Regensburg University he was a teaching and research assistant at the Chair of Econometrics Prof. Tschernig. He is a Ph.D. candidate at the DIW Berlin ...

Ph.D. Student Forecasting and Economic Policy; Research Associate Forecasting and Economic Policy
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Maximilian Bach

Maximilian Bach is currently a Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. He obtained his Master’s degree in Economic and Financial Research with a specialization in labor economics from Maastricht University. In his Master’s thesis he empirically studied the impact of personality ...

Ph.D. Student Education and Family
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Stefan Etgeton

Stefan Etgeton is a doctoral candidate at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. He studied in Cologne, Warsaw, Utrecht and Berlin, obtaining his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Cologne and his Master’s Degree in Public Economics from the Free University Berlin. His ...

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Stefan Gebauer

Stefan Gebauer is a Ph.D. candidate at the DIW Graduate Center and a research associate at the Department for Forecasting and Economic Policy at DIW Berlin. In the economic forecasting exercise, he evaluates the economic development in the euro area and in the United Kingdom. Furthermore, he ...

Research Associate Forecasting and Economic Policy
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Sandra Pasch

Before she joined the DIW Berlin Graduate Center in October 2014, Sandra Pasch studied Economics at Freie Universität Berlin with a focus on macroeconomics. In her Master’s thesis, she modelled a fiscal devaluation in a three-country DSGE model. During her studies, Sandra worked as a ...

Scholarship Recipient Macroeconomics
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Thore Schlaak

Before joining the DIW Graduate Center in October 2014 Thore Schlaak earned a master’s degree in Economics at Freie Universität Berlin as of 2011. Moreover, he holds a bachelor’s degree from Wilhelms-University Münster in Politics & Economics. He studied abroad at Universidad Complutense Madrid and ...

Research Associate Forecasting and Economic Policy
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Cortnie Anne Shupe

Cortnie Shupe is a PhD Candidate in Economics at the Free University and DIW Graduate Center in Berlin. Her research interests center around public and labor market policy evaluation. She holds a Master's degree in Specialized Economic Analysis from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, a dual ...

Research Associate German Socio-Economic Panel study
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Fabian Stöckl

Fabian Stöckl has joined the DIW Graduate Center as a Ph.D. student in October 2014. He holds a Master’s degree in economics from the University of Munich (LMU). During his studies Fabian specialized in macroeconomics with particular focus on Growth, New Keynesian Economics and ...

Ph.D. Student Energy, Transportation, Environment
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Vera Zipperer

Vera Zipperer is currently a Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center and research associate at the DIW department Climate Policy. She conducted her undergraduate studies in Economics in Maastricht and Singapore and earned her Master degree in Economics from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in ...

Ph.D. Student Climate Policy
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Pablo Anaya

Prior to joining the DIW Graduate Center in 2013, Pablo studied economics at the Freie Universität Berlin with a focus on macroeconomics and econometrics. In his Master's thesis, he empirically analyzed the sustainability of public debt in the United States. During his studies, Pablo worked as ...

Scholarship Recipient Macroeconomics
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Caterina Forti Grazzini

Caterina Forti Grazzini is a PhD candidate at Freie Universität Berlin and a Research Associate in the Macro Department. She holds a Bachelor and a Master in Economics from Bocconi University (Milan, Italy). During her PhD she took part in the Fund Internship Programme of the International ...

Scholarship Recipient Macroeconomics
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Katharina Lehmann-Uschner

Katharina Lehmann-Uschner is a development economist in the World Economy Department. Her research focuses on questions at the intersection of climate change and development applying rigorous microeconometric techniques. In particular, she is interested in the consequences of extreme weather events ...

Research Associate International Economics
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Hedwig Plamper

Hedwig Plamper joined the DIW Berlin Graduate Center in October 2013. After studying at Bocconi University in Italy and the University of Virginia, she obtained her master’s degree in Economics from the London School of Economics, where she also worked as a student teaching assistant. In her ...

Macroeconomics
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Ulrich C. Schneider

I am a Ph.D. student at Freie Universität Berlin and a research associate at the public economics department at DIW Berlin. I am an applied microeconomist whose research integrates elements of labor, public and behavioral economics. In particular, I study how career dynamics are affected by ...

Research Associate Public Economics
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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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. ...

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

Cohort: GC2006Research Interests: Industrial Organization, Managerial Economics, Regulation and Competition, Applied Microeconometrics, Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Utility Industries (Energy, Water, Public Transport)Current Employer: DIW Berlin, Firms and Markets DepartmentDissertation ...

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 ...

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 ...

Scholarship Recipient Macroeconomics
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Burcu Erdogan

Cohort: GC2006Research Interests: European Financial Markets and Convergence/DivergenceCurrent Employer: University of Trier

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Damir Esenaliev

Cohort: GC2009 Research Interests: Development economics with a focus on inequality; education and market participation in agricultural markets Current Employer: SIPRI, Stockholm Dissertation Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Tilman Brück, Prof. Dr. Helmut Lehmann and Prof. Dr. Susan Steiner

Current Instructors and Dissertation Supervisors (2017-2019)

Pio Baake, DIW Berlin
Özlem Bedre-Defolie, ESMT Berlin
Helmut Bester, Freie Universität Berlin
Matthew Bothner, ESMT Berlin
Christoph Breunig, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Michael C. Burda, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Marco Caliendo, University of Potsdam
Francis de Vericourt, ESMT Berlin
Bernd Droge, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Tomaso Duso, DIW Berlin
Dirk Engelmann, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Bernd Fitzenberger, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Marcel Fratzscher, DIW Berlin, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Peter Haan, DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin
Luke Haywood, DIW Berlin
Frank Heinemann, Technische Universität Berlin
Christian von Hirschhausen, DIW Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin
Georg Hirte, Technische Universität Dresden
Franziska Holz, DIW Berlin
Steffen Huck, Berlin Social Science Center, University College London
Claudia Kemfert, DIW Berlin, Hertie School of Governance
Daniel Kemptner, DIW Berlin
Alexander Kritikos, DIW Berlin
Alexander Kriwoluzky, DIW Berlin
Dorothea Kübler, Berlin Social Science Center, Technische Universität Berlin
Hermann Lotze-Campen, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Helmut Lütkepohl, DIW Berlin
Lukas Menkhoff, DIW Berlin
Dieter Nautz, Freie Universität Berlin
Karsten Neuhoff, DIW Berlin
Marco Runkel, Technische Universität Berlin
Carsten Schröder, DIW Berlin
Sebastian Schweighofer-Kodritsch, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Jo Seldeslachts, DIW Berlin
C. Katharina Spieß, DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin
Roland Strausz, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Alexandra Spitz-Oener, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Mathias Trabandt, Freie Universität Berlin
Hannes Ullrich, DIW Berlin
Iman van Lelyveld, Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam
Anton Velinov, DIW Berlin
Gert Wagner, DIW Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany's Advisory Board for Statistics
Stefan Wagner, ESMT Berlin
Lutz Weinke, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Georg Weizsäcker, DIW Berlin, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Lars Winkelmann, Freie Universität Berlin

Faculty of the Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics and Management Science (BDPEMS)

List of faculty members