BERA is a network of seven research institutions in Berlin dedicated to promoting the careers of postdoctoral researchers in economics and adjacent fields. In its five focus areas Recruiting, Research, Networks, Guidance and Skills, BERA offers a wide program to support its members in gaining further qualifications and develop their careers.
In 2019, BERA will unite with the Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics and Management Science (BDPEMS) and DIW Berlin’s Graduate Center (DIW GC) to form the Berlin School of Economics (BSE), a structu...
The BERA program is supported by the seven BERA institutions: DIW Berlin, WZB, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, ESMT and Hertie School of Governance.
Further support to the group is provided by Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP), DIW Graduate Center, Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics and Management Science, Transregional Collaborative Research Center SFB-TR 190: Competition and Rationality and Berlin Macroeconomic Network. Financial support for BERA is provided by the Leibniz Association through funds from the Leibniz Competition.
Deutsches Institut für Wirschaftsforschung (DIW Berlin) and Wissenschaftszentrum
Berlin für Sozialfoschung (WZB) are Members of the Leibniz Association