Forum On Educational Policy

The next Forum On Educational Policy with the topic "Education needs more than a smart mind" will take place on October 23th 2019 in Berlin. Further information and the program can be found here (information in German only).

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DIW on 20.08.2019, 12:34 h
Pauline Affeldt has successfully defended her dissertation

Pauline Affeldt, who works at the Firms and Markets department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Technische Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Three Essays on the Economics of Merger Control" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Tomaso Duso (DIW Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin)
Prof. Dr. Radosveta Ivanova-Stenzel (Technische Universität Berlin). We congratulate Pauline on her success and wish her all the best for her future career.
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IAMO on 14.08.2019, 04:39 h
Abstract submission for the workshop “Political economy of agricultural policies and land relations” until 17 November 2019

A workshop entitled ?Political economy of agricultural policies and land relations? will take place at IAMO in Halle (Saale), Germany, from 5 to 6 March 2020. ( more )

DIW on 13.08.2019, 09:36 h
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 it possible. We look forward to an evening of friends, colleagues and new guests! To register please follow the link .
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DIW on 05.08.2019, 09:46 h
Lagarde’s ECB Must Modernize


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DIW on 30.07.2019, 07:09 h
Pauline Affeldt has successfully defended her dissertation

Pauline Affeldt, who works at the Firms and Markets department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Technische Universität Berlin.

The dissertation with the title "Three Essays on the Economics of Merger Control" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Tomaso Duso (DIW Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Radosveta Ivanova-Stenzel  (Technische Universität Berlin).

We congratulate Pauline on her success and wish her all the best for her future career!
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DIW on 29.07.2019, 12:14 h
Julia Schmieder Receives Two Prizes for her Research

The Vienna University of Economics and Business has awarded Julia Schmieder from the Public Economics department with the Prize for Young Researchers, as well as the Prize for Outstanding Contributions to the Economic Policy Debate in Austria. The Graduate Center and its dean Prof. Weizsäcker congratulate her on the success!
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DIW on 25.07.2019, 11:05 h
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!
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DIW on 25.07.2019, 03:45 h
Marcel Fratzscher: „The weakness of the euro area gives the ECB no choice“

The ECB has signaled a reversal in its policy direction. The economic weakness of the euro area gives the ECB no choice but to return to a more expansionary monetary policy stance. I expect the ECB to implement a package of measures in September, including an initial deposit rate cut and a subsequent revival of sovereign bond purchases. Germany?s industrial weakness is making it one of the weakest links in the euro area. The German government needs to reverse course on fiscal policy. Germany?s position has been for too long to rely on ECB support while complaining about low interest rates at the same time. It is high time for the German [...] ( more )

DIW on 24.07.2019, 03:55 h
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-Universität zu Berlin). We congratulate Jakob on his success and wish him all the best for his future career!
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DIW on 24.07.2019, 03:40 h
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 and wish her all the best for her future career.
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