Congratulations to Adrian Santonja for receiving the doctoral scholarship from the German Environmental Foundation. Being one of Europe's largest foundations, it promotes innovative exemplary projects in the field of environmental protection. Overall up to 60 PhD scholars are funded per year for a period of 36 months.
Jan Berkes has successfully defended his dissertation "Causes and Consequences of Educational Attainment and Household Decisions - Six Essays in Applied Microeconomics" supervised by Katharina Spieß (1st supervisor) and Lukas Menkhoff (2nd supervisor) at Free University Berlin. Congratulations!
Daniel Graeber has successfully (with summa cum laude!) defended his dissertation "Socio-Economic Causes and Consequences of Individual Health as well as Public Health Crises" supervised by Professor Dr. Marco Caliendo (1st supervisor) and Professor Dr. Daniel D. Schnitzlein (2nd supervisor) at University of Potsdam. Congratulations!
Catalina Martinez Hernandez has successfully defended her dissertation "Essays on Large Data Sets and Unbalanced Panels in Empirical Macroeconomics" supervised by Helmut Lütkepohl at Freie Universität Berlin. Congratulations!
Nuria Boot has successfully defended her dissertation "Essays on Common Ownership and Financial Benchmark Rates" supervised by Prof. Dr. Jo Seldeslachts at KU Leuven. Congratulations!
Jana Hamdan has successfully defended her dissertation "Essays on the Impact of Behavioral Aspects and Education for Financial Development" supervised by Lukas Menkhoff (1st supervisor) and Georg Weizsäcker (2nd supervisor) at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Congratulations!
The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) will enrich the science location Berlin. The founding partners now signed the partnership agreement for the new SHARE Berlin Institute. SHARE will in future be embedded in a collaboration of four leading research institutions: the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), the Charité ...
Nuria Boot has successfully defended her dissertation at the KU Leuven.
The dissertation with the title "Essays on Common Ownership and Financial Benchmark Rates" was supervised by Professor Dr. Jo Seldeslachts (KU Leuven and DIW Berlin).
Nuria was a PhD student in the Firms and Markets Department and GC class of 2016.
We congratulate Nuria on her success and wish her all the best for her future ...
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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Melissa Newham, who works at the Firms and Markets department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the KU Leuven.
The dissertation with the title "Essays on the Economics of the Pharmaceutical Industry" was supervised by Jo Seldeslachts (KU Leuven and DIW Berlin).
We congratulate Melissa on her success and wish her all the best for her future career!