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SOEP Rated “Excellent” in 2019 Leibniz Evaluation

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 ...

29.04.2020| Monika Wimmer
Graduate Center Short Course

Structural Vector Autoregressive Analysis

Syllabus Vector Autoregressive Models Vector Error Correction Models Structural VAR Tools Bayesian VAR Analysis Identification by Short-Run Restrictions Identification by Long-Run Restrictions Inference for Impulse Responses Sign Restrictions Identification by Heteroskedasticity or Non-Gaussianity Identification Based on External Instruments Structural VAR Analysis in a Data-Rich...

19.10.2020| Helmut Lütkepohl
BSE Scientific Skills Workshops

Successful Presenting in English

This seminar provides you with tools and practice in essential rhetorical techniques and how to consider your audience when preparing and delivering scientific presentations. You will develop a presentation that is convincing and creates audience interest while also making your content clear and concise. We will examine typical differences between German and international English...

14.01.2020| Tim Korver
BSE Scientific Skills Workshops

Writing good texts for academic journals

The Berlin School of Economics is pleased to offer a workshop on writing good texts for academic journals. It is designed for all doctoral students and researchers at the BSE who would like to improve their English writing skills. The training will provide practice and guidelines for improving your writing technique to help ensure clarity, conciseness and coherence. We hired an excellent coach who...

10.02.2020
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The German Data Forum (RatSWD) calls for adaptation of the German national roadmap process to increase participation of social, behavioral, and economic researchers

To foster cutting-edge scientific research in Germany, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research provides funding to outstanding research infrastructures through its national roadmap, a detailed plan mapping out their long-term development.  A working group of the German Data Forum headed by former SOEP Director Jürgen Schupp has released a set of recommendations for adapting ...

10.12.2019| Jürgen Schupp
Graduate Center Masterclasses

Causal machine learning under unconfoundedness

14.05.2020| Michael Lechner, University of St. Gallen
Graduate Center Masterclasses

International Dimensions of Fiscal Policy

Masterclasses are a series of one or two day courses on various topics in Economics, organized by the DIW Graduate Center. The target audience consists of graduate students in Economics at Berlin universities and research institutes. The GC Masterclasses are held on an irregular basis at DIW Berlin (about once a month) and are open to all affiliates of DIW Berlin, those of the BDPEMS program, and...

14.07.2020| Gernot Müller, University Tübingen
Graduate Center Minicourses

Machine learning methods for high-dimensional data in Economics

Minicourses are a series of one or two day courses on various topics in Economics, organized by the DIW Graduate Center. The target audience consists of graduate students in Economics at Berlin universities and research institutes. The GC Minicourses are held on an irregular basis at DIW Berlin (about once a month) and are open to all affiliates of DIW Berlin, those of the BDPEMS program, and...

08.10.2020| Marica Valente
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DIW GC graduate receives Ernst Reuter award

Dr. Annika Schnücker, who graduated in 2018, is receiving this year's Ernst-Reuter-Preis for Outstanding Young Scientists at Freie Universität, Berlin.She is being honored for her dissertation "Model Selection Methods for Panel Vector Autoregressive Models," which is selected as one of the 5 most outstanding dissertations of 2018 at Freie Universität, Berlin.Georg Weizsäcker, Dean ...

05.11.2019
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Berlin School of Economics Kick-Off!

On thursday September 19, 2019, the Berlin School of Economics will have its official opening ceremony at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin! For this special occasion, we are glad to welcome Nobel Laureate Jean Tirole, who will be holding the keynote address.  This event signifies the official start of a joint Berlin-wide career development program and celebrates all those who have made ...

13.08.2019| Andrea Bawamia
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