Gert G. Wagner passed away on January 28, 2024, at the age of 71. He led the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) for many years and later served as the Chairman of the Executive Board (President) of DIW Berlin.
Mr. Wagner joined DIW Berlin in 1989, taking over leadership of the then-new longitudinal study, the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) until 2011.
In February 2011, Mr. Wagner took over leadership of DIW Berlin as the Chairman of the Executive Board (President). Mr. Wagner left the Executive Board at the beginning of 2018, but remained associated with the Institute as a Visiting Senior Research Fellow even after his official retirement.
DIW Berlin is setting up a digital book of condolence on this website, where you can leave an entry until February 28, 2024. You can choose whether the entry should be publicly visible on the website or whether you only want to leave the entry as a message. All entries will be handed over to the relatives of Gert G. Wagner.