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Mara Barschkett Receives a Scholarship from the Network for Old Age Provision

Mara Berschkett, from the Graduate Center has been granted a scholarship from the Network for Old Age Provision (Forschungsnetzwerk Alterssicherung) from Ocotber 2019 on. The Dean of the Graduate Center, Prof. Weizsäcker congratulates her on the success!

25.07.2019
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Jakob Miethe has successfully defended his dissertation

Jakob Miethe, who works at the International Economics department, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.The dissertation with the title "Offshore Finance and the Economics of Regulation and Reform" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Lukas Menkhoff (DIW Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) and Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D. (DIW Berlin, Humboldt ...

24.07.2019
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Julia Schmieder has successfully defended her dissertation

Julia Schmieder, who works at the Public Economics department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Essays in Labor and Demographic Economics" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Peter Haan (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Andrea Weber (Central European University). We congratulate Julia on her success

24.07.2019
DIW Weekly Report 30 / 2019

High-Priced and Dangerous: Nuclear Power Is Not an Option for the Climate-Friendly Energy Mix

The debate on effective climate protection is heating up in Germany and the rest of the world. Nuclear energy is being touted as “clean” energy. Given the circumstances, the present study analyzed the historical, current, and future costs and risks .

2019| Ben Wealer, Simon Bauer, Leonard Göke, Christian von Hirschhausen, Claudia Kemfert
Graduate Center Short Course

BSE and BeNa Lectures on Machine Learning: An Applied Econometric Approach

This course is fully booked. The Berlin School of Economics (BSE) and the Berlin Network of Labor Market Research (BeNA) with the support of Collaborative Research Center TRR 190 Rationality and Competition gladly announce that on September 2-4 and ...

02.09.2019| Jann Spiess, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Diskussionspapiere 1814 / 2019

Macroprudential Regulation and Leakage to the Shadow Banking Sector

Macroprudential policies for financial institutions have received increasing prominence since the global financial crisis. These policies are often aimed at the commercial banking sector, while a host of other non-bank financial institutions, or ...

2019| Stefan Gebauer, Falk Mazelis
Publications

Executive Board department publications

Executive Board department publications

Diskussionspapiere 1813 / 2019

Do Energy Efficiency Networks Save Energy? Evidence from German Plant-Level Data

In energy efficiency networks, groups of firms exchange experiences on energy conservation in regular meetings over several years. The companies implement energy efficiency measures in order to reach commonly agreed energy savings and CO2 reduction .

2019| Jan Stede
SOEPpapers 1043 / 2019

Experienced Well-Being and Labor Market Status: The Role of Pleasure and Meaning

This paper examines experienced well-being of employed and unemployed workers. We use the survey-adapted day reconstruction method (DRM) of the Innovation Sample of the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP-IS) to analyze the role of the employment

2019| Tobias Wolf, Maria Metzing, Richard E. Lucas
SOEPpapers 1041 / 2019

Emotions, Risk Attitudes, and Patience

Previous work has shown that preferences are not always stable across time, but surprisingly little is known about the reasons for this instability. I examine whether variation in people’s emotions over time predicts changes in preferences. Using a .

2019| Armando N. Meier
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