Placements of BERA, DIW GC and BDPEMS Members


Since 2016, BDPEMS, DIW GC and BERA have placed members at the following institutions:

Universities & Research Institutes:
  • Auckland University of Technology
  • Bielefeld University
  • DIW Berlin
  • Emory University
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • European Institute of Economics and the Environment, Milan
  • European School of Management and Technology
  • Freie Universität Berlin
  • Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Goethe University Frankfurt
  • Hasselt University
  • Higher School of Economics in St.Petersburg
  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Ifo-Institute Munich
  • Institute of Labour Economics (IZA)
  • KU Leuven
  • Lancaster University
  • London School of Economics
  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • Lund University
  • New York University
  • Norwegian School of Economics

  • Queen Mary University of London
  • Stanford University
  • Technical University of Applied Sciences
    Wildau
  • Tilburg University
  • Universität Hamburg
  • Université libre de Bruxelles
  • University of Bonn
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Colorado
  • University of East Anglia
  • University of Groningen
  • University of Hohenheim
  • University of Konstanz
  • University of Lausanne
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of Potsdam
  • University of Rosario
  • University of Sydney
  • University of York
  • ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim

Other Institutions & Employers:
  • Analysis Group
  • Bank for International Settlements
  • Bank of Canada
  • Bank of England
  • Banque de France
  • European Central Bank
  • European Commission
  • Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Germany)
  • Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (Germany)
  • Federal Ministry of Finance (Germany)
  • Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (Germany)
  • IMF Washington
  • International Labour Organization
  • OECD
  • Reserve Bank of Australia
  • Sveriges Riksbank
  • World Bank


Selected Placements in 2020:

Research Associates

PhD Students


Yangwei Song

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Information economics, Behavioral economics
Job market paper: Efficient Design with Small Informational Size and Small Ambiguity
CV
Personal website
Employer: Unversity of Colorado, Boulder
Job Title: Assistant Professor

Pablo Anaya

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: International Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, International Finance
Job market paper: Foreign Currency Mismatch and the Financial Channel of Exchange Rates
CV
Personal website
Employer: European Central Bank
Job Title: Graduate Programme  in Economics

Jonas von Wangenheim

Program: BERA, BDPEMS
Fields of research: Microeconomic Theory, Information Economics, Behavioral Economics, Industrial Organisation
Job market paper: English versus Vickrey Auction with Loss Averse Bidders
Employer: Department of Microeconomics, University of Bonn
Job Title: Junior Professor (tenure track)

Patrick Burauel

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Machine Learning for Causal Inference, Causal Discovery Methods, Micro-econometrics
Job market paper: Evaluating Instrument Validity using the Principle of Independent Mechanisms
Personal website
Employer: California Institute of Technology
Job Title: Post-Doctoral Scholar




Ana Garcia-Hernandez

Program: WZB Research Fellow
Fields of research: Development Economics, Political Economy, Behavioral Economics, Gender
Job market paper: Political Voice and Pro-sociality: Evidence from a Lab-in-the-field Experiment in Uganda
CV
Personal Website
Employer: Universidad del Rosario and Innovations for Poverty Action Colombia
Job Title: Post-Doc



Stefan Gebauer

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Macro-Finance, Macroprudential Regulation, Financial Stability, Financial Frictions
Job market paper: Welfare-Based Optimal Macroprudential Policy with Shadow Banks
CV
Personal website
Employer: Banque de France
Job Title: Economist



Martín Harding

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Macroeconomics, Monetary economics
Job market paper: Monetary Policy and Household Net Worth
CV
Personal website
Employer: Bank of Canada
Job Title: Senior Economist



Julia Otten

Program: BDPEMS
Fields of research: Open Economy Macroeconomics, Household        Heterogeneity, Fiscal Policy
Job market paper: Redistribution Multipliers and the Distribution of Marginal Propensities to Consume
Employer: International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C.
Job Title: Economist (Economist Program)



Luis Sarmiento

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Environmental and Energy Economics
Job market paper: Nitrous oxides and the productivity of cognitive labor
CV
Personal website
Employer: European Institute of Economics and the Environment, Milan
Job Title: Post-doc



Maximilian Schäfer

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Industrial Organization, Digital Economics, Sharing Economy
Job market paper: Data Network Effects: The Example of Internet Search
Employer: University of Bologna, Economics department
Job Title: Post-doc



Renke Schmacker

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Behavioral Economics, Public Economics, Experimental Economics
Job market paper: Can Sin Taxes Help Consumers with Low Self-Control? Evidence from Soft Drink and Fat Tax Reforms
CV
Personal website
Employer: University of Lausanne
Job Title: Post-Doc



Puja Singhal

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Environmental Economics, Energy Economics  
Job market paper: Inform Me When It Matters: Cost Salience, Energy Consumption, and Efficiency Investments
CV
Personal website
Employer: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Job Title: Post-Doc



Kevin Ducbao Tran

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Empirical Industrial Organization, Behavioral Economics, Digital Economics
Job market paper: Partitioned Pricing and Consumer Welfare
CV
Personal website
Employer: University of Bristol
Job Title: Lecturer



Paul Berenberg-Gossler

Program: Hertie PhD
Fields of research: Macroeconomics, Macro-Finance, Financial Regulation, Political Economy
Job market paper: International Portfolio Investment Integration and Business Cycle Synchronization
CV
Personal Website
Employer: DIW
Job Title: Post-Doc

Selected Placements in 2019:

Research Associates


PhD Students


Inácio Bó

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Microeconomic Theory, Market Design, Matching Theory, Experimental and Behavioral Economics
Job market paper: The Iterative Deferred Acceptance Mechanism
Employer: University of York, Department of Economics and Related Studies
Job Title: Lecturer (tenure track)

Maximilian Bach

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Applied Microeconometrics, Education, Labor Economics
Job market paper: Birth Cohort Size Variation and the Estimation of Class Size Effects
Personal Website
Employer: ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim
Job Title: Postdoc (tenure track)

Christoph Breunig

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Microeconometrics
Employer: Department of Economics, Emory University
Job Title: Assistant Professor (tenure track)

Martin Bruns

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Econometrics, Empiricial Macroeconomics
Job market paper: Combining Factor Models and External Instruments to Identify Uncertainty Shocks
Personal Website
Employer: University of East Anglia
Job Title: Lecturer in Economics (tenure track)

Mathias Klein

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Macroeconomics, Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Household Debt and Household Deleveraging
Employer: Sveriges Riksbank (Research Division)
Job Title: Research Economist



Flora Budianto

Program: RTG 1659, BDPEMS
Fields of research: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Public Economics, Quantitative Methods
Job market paper: Inflation Targets and the Zero Lower Bound
Personal Website
Employer: Bank for International Settlements
Job Title: Economist

Tobias König

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Public Economics, Behavioral Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Employer: Linnaeus University (Växjö/Sweden)
Job Title: Senior Lecturer (tenured)


Khalid ElFayoumi

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Macro-Finance
Job market paper: Jobless and wageless growth: The composition effects of credit easing
Employer: International Monetary Fund

Jan Sebastian Nimczik

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, Data Analytics
Job market paper: Job Mobility Networks and Endogenous Labor Markets
Employer: European School of Management and Technology Berlin
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Economics (tenure track)


Caterina Forti Grazzini

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Monetary Policy, Financial Markets and Household Finance
Job market paper: Unconventional Monetary Policy and Households' Financial Portfolio Choices
Personal Website
Employer: European Central Bank



Juliane Hennecke

Program: BDPEMS
Fields of research: Empirical Microeconomics, Labor Economics, Behavioral Economics
Job market paper: The Independent Woman – Locus of Control and Female Labor Force Participation
Personal Website
Employer: Auckland University of Technology, NZ Work Research Institute
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow



Tatsiana Kliatskova

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: International Finance
Job market paper: Capital controls and macroprudential policies: Are they countercyclical?
Employer: World Bank
Job title: Economist (Young Professionals Program)



Johanna Krenz

Program: BDPEMS
Fields of research: Macroeconomics, International Macro and Finance, Monetary Economics
Job market paper: Unconventional Monetary Policy in a Monetary Union
Personal Website
Employer: Universität Hamburg
Job Title: Assistant Professor



Lukas Mergele

Program: BDPEMS
Fields of research: Labor Economics, Education Economics, Public Economics
Personal Website
Employer: Ifo-Institute Munich
Job Title: Economist



Jakob Miethe

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: International Economics, Public Economics, Applied Econometrics
Job market paper: The elusive banker. Using hurricanes to uncover (non-)activity in off shore financial centers
Personal Website
Employer: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Center for Economic studies
Job Title: Assistant Professor



Maximilian Muhn

Program: BDPEMS
Fields of research: Financial Accounting, Disclosure, Financial Market and Transparency Regulation
Job market paper: Financial Transparency of Private Firms - Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment
Employer: University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Accounting (tenure track)

Selected Placements in 2018:

Research Associates


PhD Students



Sofia Amaral-Garcia

Program: BERA, BCCP
Fields of research: Health Economics, Law & Economics, Applied Micro
Personal website
Employer: Hasselt University
Job title: Postdoc Researcher

Ning Chen

Program: BDPEMS
Fields of research: Consumer Behavior (Luxury Consumption, CSR, Prosocial Behavior)
Job market paper: Examining the Effect of Altruistic Gift Giving on Subsequent Indulgences
Employer: European School of Management and Technology
Job title: Postdoc

Rustamdjan Hakimov

Program: BERA, BDPEMS
Fields of research: Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Matching Markets
Job Market Paper: Iterative versus standard deferred acceptance: experimental evidence
Personal website
Employer: University of Lausanne
Job title: Assistant Professor of Empirical Microeconomics (tenure track)

Sascha Drahs

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Empirical Microeconomics, Policy Evaluation, Structural Modeling, Labor Economics, Behavioral Economics
Employer: University of Potsdam
Job title: Postdoc

Matthias Lang

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Microeconomic Theory, Behavioral Economics, Decision Theory, Contract Theory
Personal website
Employer: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Job title: Associate Professor

Lucien Frys

Program: BDPEMS
Fields of research: Empirical Evaluation and Design of Matching Markets, Auctions and Tests
Job market paper: Optimal Uniform Price Mechanisms with ex-post Constraints
Personal website
Employer: Analysis Group
Job title: Associate

Justin Valasek

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Applied Microeconomic Theory, Political Economy, Public Choice, Development and Behavioral Economics
Job Market Paper: The Value of Consensus: Information Aggregation in Committees with Vote-Contingent Payoffs (joint with Yves Breitmoser)
Personal website
Employer: Norwegian School of Economics
Job title: Associate Professor (tenure track)

Patricia Gallego Granados

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Labor Economics, Gender Economics, Tax-Benefit-Systems, Microsimulation
Job market paper: The Part-Time Wage Gap across the Wage Distribution
Personal website
Employer: DIW Berlin
Job title: Postdoc

Roel van Veldhuizen

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics
Job Market Paper: Gender Differences in Tournament Choices: Risk Preferences, Overconfidence or Competitiveness?
Personal website
Employer: Lund University
Job title: Assistant Professor (tenure track)

Simon Jurkatis

Program: BDPEMS, FU Berlin
Fields of research: Market Microstructure, Financial Economics, Econometrics and Statistics, Social Learning
Job market paper: Inferring Trade Direction in Fast Markets
Personal website
Employer: Bank of England, Capital Markets Division
Job title: Researcher in the PhD Research Programme

Haomin Wang

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Labor Economics, Macroeconomics
Job Market Paper: Labor Market Responses to Payroll Tax Reductions
Personal website
Employer: University of Konstanz
Job title: Junior Professor

Nils May

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Energy and Environmental Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Microeconometrics
Employer: DIW Berlin, Climate Policy Department
Job title: Research Associate



Amelie Schiprowski

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Public and Labor Economics
Job market paper: The Role of Caseworkers in Unemployment Insurance: Evidence from Unplanned Absences
Personal website
Employer: Institute of Labour Economics (IZA)
Job title: Research Associate



Annika Schnücker

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Econometrics, Multivariate Time Series Analysis, Bayesian Inference, Empirical Macroeconomics
Personal website
Employer: Erasmus University Rotterdam, Econometrics Department
Job title: Assistant Professor (tenure track)


For Placements in Earlier Years, see here.