Placements of BERA, DIW GC and BDPEMS Members in Earlier Years

Selected Placements in 2017:

Research Associates

PhD Students


Franziska Bremus

Program: BERA, DIW GC
Fields of research: Real-Financial Interactions, International Financial Integration, Financial Stability & Regulation
Personal website
Employer: DIW Berlin
Job title: Reserach Associate, Research Group Leader (tenured)

Andreas Asseyer

Program: BDPEMS, RTG 1659
Fields of research: Contract Theory, Information Economics, Industrial Organization
Job market paper: Collusion and Delegation under Information Control
Personal website
Employer: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Job title: Research Associate

Johannes Geyer

Program: BERA, DIW GC
Fields of research: Economics of Ageing, Microeconometrics, Microsimulation, Health
Job market paper: The Effect of Health and Employment Risks on Precautionary Savings
Personal website
Employer: DIW Berlin
Job title: Deputy Head of the Department of Public Economics, Senior Researcher (tenured)

Christian Krekel

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Environmental Economics, Labour Economics, Policy and Programme Evaluation, Applied Microeconometrics
Personal website
Employer: London School of Economics
Job title: Postdoc



Luke Haywood

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Labor Economics, Public Economics, Climate Economics
Personal website
Employer: OECD
Job title: Labor Economist

Sarah Kröchert

Program: BDPEMS, RTG
Fields of research: Financial Accounting, Cross Market Effects of Accounting, Disclosure Regulation, Ownership Structure, Institutional Investors
Job market paper: Ownership Disclosure and Ownership Structure: Investors’ Response to Lower Reporting Thresholds
Personal website
Employer: Lancaster University, Department of Accounting and Finance
Job title: Lecturer/Assistant Professor (tenure track)

Mattia Nardotto

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Industrial Organization, Competition Policy, Political Economy, Behavioral Economics
Personal website
Employer: KU Leuven, Dept. of Management, Strategy and Innovation
Job title: Associate Professor

Friederike Lenel

Program: DIW GC
Research Interests: Development Economics, Behavioral Economics
Job Market Paper: Insurance and Solidarity, Experimental Evidence from Cambodia
Personal Website
Employer: University of Göttingen
Job Title: Postdoc


Michele Piffer

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Time Series Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Bayesian Econometrics
Personal website
Employer: Queen Mary University of London
Job title: Marie Curie Fellow

Falk Mazelis

Program: BDPEMS, RTG
Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics
Job Market Paper: The role of shadow banking in the monetary transmission mechanism
Personal Website
Employer: European Central Bank, Monetary Policy Strategy Division
Job Title: Economist

Hannes Ullrich

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Industrial Organization, Health Economics, Personnel Economics
Personal website
Employer: DIW Berlin
Job title: Research Associate (tenured)

Daniel Nachtigall

Program: BDPEMS, RTG 1659
Fields of research: Environmental Economics, Economics of Climate Change
Employer: OECD, Climate Change Mitigation
Job title: Policy Analyst

Dietmar Fehr

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Development Economics, Inequality, Public Economics, Behavioral Economics
Personal website
Employer: University of Heidelberg
Job title: Assistant Professor

Maryse Kathleen Ngangoue

Program: DIW GC
Research Interests: Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics, Information Economics, Decision Theory, Market Microstructure
Job Market Paper: Trading under Ambiguity and the Effect of Learning
Personal Website
Employer: New York University, Faculty of Arts & Science, Economics Department and CESS
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor



Philipp Pfeiffer

Program: BDPEMS
Fields of research: Macroeconomics
Employer: European Commission, DG ECFIN



Felix Strobel

Program: BDPEMS
Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Fiscal Policy, Financial Frictions
Job Market Paper: The Government Spending Multiplier, Fiscal Stress, and Risk
Personal Website
Employer: Goethe University Frankfurt
Job Title: Postdoc



Simon Voigts

Program: BDPEMS
Research Interests: Macroeconomics, DSGE Models, Fiscal Policy
Job Market Paper: Revisiting the Effect of VAT Changes on Output: The Importance of pass-through Dynamics
Personal Website
Employer: International Monetary Fund
Job Title: Economist



Clara Welteke

Program: DIW GC
Research Interests: Labor Economics, Gender Economics, Social Policy, Digitalization and the Future of Work
Job Market Paper: Peer Effects in Parental Leave Decisions
Personal Website
Employer: DIW Berlin
Job Title: Research Associate


Selected Placements in 2016:

Research Associates

PhD Students


Frank M. Fossen

Program: BERA
Fields of research: Economics of entrepreneurship and taxation, microeconometrics, public and labor economics
Personal website
Employer: University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Economics
Job title: Associate Professor of Economics and Charles N. Mathewson Professor in Entrepreneurship

Christian Basteck

Program: BDPEMS
Research Interests: Game Theory, Mechanism Design, Social Choice and Fair Allocation
Job Market Paper: Scoring Rules and Implementation in Iteratively Undominated Strategies
Personal Website
Employer: Université libre de Bruxelles, ECARES
Job Title: Postdoc

Sebastian Petrick

Program: BERA
Research Interests: Energy Economics, Energy Demand, Micro-Econometrics
Job Market Paper: The Impact of Carbon Trading on Industry: Evidence from German Manufacturing Firms
Employer: Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (Germany)
Job Title: Referent

Sarah C. Dahmann

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research:Education, Labor, and Health Economics
Job market paper: How does education improve cognitive skills? Instructional time versus timing of instruction
Personal website
Employer: University of Sydney, School of Economics
Job title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Davud Rostam-Afschar

Program: BERA, FU Berlin 
Fields of research: Public Economics, Labor Economics, Industrial Organization 
Personal website
Employer: University of Hohenheim
Job title: Akademischer Rat

Adrian Hille

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Education and Labor Economics, Policy Evaluation, Innovative Approaches to Social Policy
Job market paper: How a Universal Music Education Program Affects Time Use, Behavior, and School Attitude
Personal website
Employer: Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (Germany)
Job title: Policy Officer (Referent)



Johannes Johnen

Program: BDPEMS, RTG
Fields of research: Behavioral Economics, Industrial Organization, Microeconomic Theory
Job market paper: Dynamic Competition in Deceptive Markets
Personal website
Employer: KU Leuven, Centre for Operations Research and Econometrics
Job title: Assistant Professor (tenure track)



Alexander S. Nesterov

Program: BDPEMS, RTG
Fields of research: Microeconomics, Game Theory, Mechanism Design, Market Design, Behavioral Economics
Job market paper: School Choice with Advice: The Adaptive Acceptance Rule
Personal website
Employer: Higher School of Economics in St.Petersburg
Job title: Assistant Professor (tenure track)



Stefan Seifert

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Applied Micro, Non- and Semi-Parametric Methods
Job market paper: Measuring Productivity When Technologies Are Heterogeneous: A Semi-Parametric Approach for Electricity Generation
Employer: University of Bonn
Job title: Postdoc



Alexander Zerrahn

Program: DIW GC
Fields of research: Energy and Environmental Economics, Renewable Energy, Applied Operations Research, Applied Econometrics
Employer: DIW Berlin
Job title: Research Associate