Due to the current developments regarding the spread of the Covid-19/Corona virus we will follow the recommendations of the authorities and reduce all social contact to a minimum, starting March 16, 2020, in order to protect all visitors and staff members.
Staff members of the DIW Berlin will, for the most part, have the possibility to work externally. All staff can still be reached via email as well ...
Aline Zucco, part of the Gender Economics Research Group and GC Class of 2015, has successfully defended her dissertation at Freie Universität Berlin.
The dissertation with the title "Essays on Gender Pay Gaps and Wealth Concentration" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Peter Haan (DIW Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Silke Anger (IAB).
We congratulate Aline on her success and wish her all the best for her future ...
Melanie Koch, Research Associate in the International Economics Department and GC Class of 2015, has successfully defended her dissertation at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
The dissertation with the title "Non-Standard Preferences and Beliefs in Financial Decision Making" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Lukas Menkhoff (DIW Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Georg Weizsäcker (HU).
The Leibniz Association Senate awarded the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) at DIW Berlin the rating of “excellent” for overall performance in its 2019 evaluation. The recently released evaluation report describes the SOEP as an outstanding research data infrastructure that has achieved the highest levels of recognition worldwide. It goes on to say that the SOEP’s exceptionally well prepared ...
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Nedim Okan died on May 24, 2021, in Istanbul at the age of 31. Nedim was a doctoral student in the 2019 cohort at the BSE. After successfully completing his coursework at the DIW GC, he joined the WZB for his research phase. We are all overwhelmed by this terrible loss. Our thoughts are with his wife, his family and his friends.
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Maximilian Schäfer has successfully defended his dissertation at the Technische Universität Berlin in November 2020.
The dissertation with the title "Three Essays on the Economics of Digitization" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Tomaso Duso (DIW Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Hannes Ullrich (DIW Berlin, University of Copenhagen).
Maximilian was a PhD student in the ...
Maximilian Schäfer has successfully defended his dissertation "Four Essays on the Economics of Digitization" supervised by Tomaso Duso at Technische Universität Berlin. Congratulations!
Julio Fournier has successfully defended his dissertation "On the economic effects of natural disasters: Frontiers in applied spatial computable general equilibrium modeling" supervised by Hermann Lotze-Campen (1st supervisor) and Claudia Kemfert (2nd supervisor) at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Congratulations!