The staff of the DIW Berlin presents and discusses its research findings in in-house workshops and conferences organised in cooperation with the DIW Berlin. There are a variety of types of DIW Berlin events geared towards an audience drawn from science and applied research, economy, politics, as well as from the public.

In our calendar, there is a quick overview on our current events.

DIW Events

Berlin Lunchtime Meetings
The aim of this series of events is to present and discuss current research findings in applied economics. Since they were first introduced in 2001, the Berlin Lunchtime Meetings have become established as a forum for debate and discussion between political advisors, the private sector, and representatives of interest groups in Berlin's scientific community.

Industrial Conference (Industrietagung)

The Industrial Conference (Industrietagung) is the traditional institutionalised forum for exchange between the DIW Berlin and the business sector since 1960. The Industrial Conference is promoted by the Association of the Friends of the DIW Berlin (VdF).

DIW Konjunkturgespräch

Economy. Policy. Research.
Researchers of the departments of Macroeconomics and Forecasting and Economic Policy use the Konjunkturgespräch to present their assessment of the economic development to representatives from politics, associations and companies in advance of their regular forecasts published in spring and fall.

DIW Panel Series

A joint event series by DIW Berlin, the European School of Management (ESMT) and the Hertie School of Governance (HSoG) with panel discussions on current economic policy issues.

Seminar Series

DIW Berlin offers numerous internal seminar series such as the DIW Applied Micro Seminar ot the DIW Graduate Center Masterclasses. All seminars are not only open for students of the DIW Graduate Center, but for all doctroral students of the Universities and research institutions of Berlin.


Every year scientist of DIW Berlin present their current research results at the annual conferences of the Verein für Socialpolitik (VfS), the leading association of German speaking economists) , the European Economic Association (EEA) and the Econometric Society (European Meeting, ESEM).