There are currently eight research directors at DIW Berlin whose work is primarily interdisciplinary. In close cooperation with one of the research departments, they each develop a basis for empirical economic and social policy advice. In close cooperation with the research departments they identify new areas of focus and methodologies. They also contribute to the continuing professional development and supervision of researchers.
DIW Fellows are external researchers who work closely with one or more research departments of DIW Berlin on research questions, political consulting, or continuing education.
DIW Berlin maintains numerous cooperations with national and international research facilities.