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 20.06.2019, 01:07 h
Cortnie Anne Shupe has successfully defended her dissertation

Cortnie Anne Shupe, who worked at the  Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Household Finances and Labor Supply: The Role of Public Policies" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Carsten Schröder (Freie Universität Berlin, DIW Berlin) and Prof. David Neumark, PhD (University of California Irvine, Institute of Labor Economics). We congratulate Cortnie on her success and wish her all the best for her future career.
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IAMO on 19.06.2019, 01:32 h
Academic symposium on Sustainable Agricultural Development in Central Asia

In the framework of the ?Structured doctoral programme on Sustainable Agricultural Development in Central Asia? (SUSADICA), IAMO researchers contributed to the academic symposium on Sustainable Agricultural Development in Central Asia, which was held in the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers (TIIAME), Uzbekistan, on 27 May 2019. ( more )

DIW on 17.06.2019, 11:22 h
Mila Staneva has successfully defended her dissertation

Mila Staneva, who worked at the Education and Family Department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin.

The dissertation with the title “Employment alongside Bachelor’s Studies in Germany. Implications for Education Outcomes, the School-to-Work Transition, and Social Inequality” was supervised by Prof. Dr. Heike Solga (WZB Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Dr. C. Katharina Spieß (DIW Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin).
We congratulate Mila on her success and wish her all the best for her future career!
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DIW on 13.06.2019, 09:50 h
Germany economy defying an uncertain environment

Abstract: DIW Berlin expects GDP growth of 0.9 percent for 2019 and 1.7 percent for 2020 – Overall picture remains unchanged: domestic economy is supporting growth, foreign business is subdued - Unemployment continuing to decline - Trade war poses serious risks for the German economy - Municipal finances in need of restructuring
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IAMO on 12.06.2019, 01:56 h
IAMO Forum 2019: Interview with keynote speaker Aleksandr Petrikov (VIAPI)

This year's IAMO Forum is dedicated to smallholder farming. Farms measuring less than two hectares produce one-third of the world's food, they boost agricultural growth and strengthen rural areas. But a lack of junior staff and agricultral policy programmes, which tend to benefit medium-sized and large farms, present small farmers with major challenges. In the run-up to the Forum, IAMO conducted interviews with a number of keynote speakers and will publish the talks here in the coming weeks. ( more )

IAMO on 06.06.2019, 11:27 h
Leibniz institutions invited to handicrafts campaign on Diversity Day

On the occasion of the 7th German Diversity Day on 28 May, IAMO, together with the other local institutions of the Leibniz Association, the Institute for Economic Research in Halle (IWH), the Leibniz Institute for Plant Biochemistry (IPB) and the WissenschaftsCampus Halle - Plants-based Bioeconomy (WCH), were on the marketplace in Halle (Saale) in order to take a strong stand against discrimination and to uphold the richness of a diverse society. ( more )

DIW on 03.06.2019, 11:15 h
Daniel Bierbaumer has successfully defended his dissertation

Daniel Bierbaumer, who worked at the Macroeconomics department, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

The dissertation with the title "Commodity Pricing, Credit and Capital Flows: The Role of Financial Intermediaries" was supervised by Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D. (DIW Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Florentine Schwark (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. We congratulate Daniel on his success and wish him all the best for his future career!
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IAMO on 30.05.2019, 09:13 h
Health Action Day at IAMO

In scope of the healthcare management, IAMO organized a Health Action Day for its employees for the second time on 29 May. ( more )

IAMO on 28.05.2019, 05:46 h
IAMO Forum 2019: Interview with keynote speaker Sergiy Zorya from World Bank

This year's IAMO Forum is dedicated to smallholder farming. Farms measuring less than two hectares produce one-third of the world's food, they boost agricultural growth and strengthen rural areas. But a lack of junior staff and agricultral policy programmes, which tend to benefit medium-sized and large farms, present small farmers with major challenges. In the run-up to the Forum, IAMO conducted interviews with a number of keynote speakers and will publish the talks here in the coming weeks. ( more )

IAMO on 27.05.2019, 12:08 h
IAMO succeeds in Company and Public Authorities Marathon Halle (Saale)

At the 18th Company and Public Authorities Marathon, IAMO participants were able to achieve particularly high placings. ( more )

DIW on 21.05.2019, 09:21 h
A refugee’s personality is one of the factors which decides how successful integration is

Abstract: An increased willingness to take risks, reciprocating friendliness, and a conviction that they are in control of their own lives lead to refugees gaining a foothold in Germany faster.   Refugees who are more willing to take risks, who tend to reciprocate friendliness, and who are more strongly convinced than others are that they are in control of their lives integrate into society faster. This is the result of a study undertaken on the basis of the “IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees in Germany” which researchers from the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) at the German Institute of Economic Research (DIW) devised in conjunction [...] ( more )

IAMO on 21.05.2019, 03:17 h
Career Fair ScienceMeetsCompanies 2019

IAMO will present itself at ScienceMeetsCompanies in Halle (Saale), Germany, one of the major scholarship and career fair for agricultural, food and natural sciences in Central Germany on 23 May 2019. ( more )