Veronika Bertram-Hümmer receives the University Meets Microfinance Award

Report of November 24, 2015

Veronika Bertram-Hümmer, has been honored for her research with the University Meets Microfinance Award. The outstanding section of her doctoral dissertation was also published as a DIW Discussion Paper (PDF, 0.9 MB) in collaboration with Kati Krähnert, Head of Development and Security. Their research demonstrates that an index-based weather insurance can help households in developing countries, such as Mongolia, to cope with the financial consequences of extreme weather changes.