BERA Recruiting

Job Market Talks

Overview of job market talks 2018:  

Name
Date
Time
Location
Room
Title of the Talk
Molina, Hugo
19.01.2018
14:00
DIW
Friedensburg (2.3.001)
Buyer Alliances in Vertically Related Markets
Brenoe, Anne
22.01.2018
14:00
DIW
Friedensburg (2.3.001)
Sibling Gender Composition and Participation in STEM Education
Gallego-Granados, Patricia
23.01.2018
12:00
DIW
Gustav Schmoller (3.3.002A)
The Part-Time Wage Gap across the Wage Distribution
Schlockermann, Jakob
25.01.2018
10:00
HU
Spandauer Straße 1
Room 338
Do Provider Incentives Always Affect Health Care Costs? New Evidence From Germany
Zenker, Juliane
26.01.2018
14:00
HU
Spandauer Straße 1
Room 338
Vocational Training and Youth Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Nepal
Drahs, Sascha
29.01.2018
10:00
DIW
Friedensburg (2.3.001)
The Effects of Parental Leave Policies in Labor Markets with Search Frictions
Zik, Boaz
29.01.2018
14:00
HU
Spandauer Straße 1
Room 112
Efficient Allocation with Informational Externalities
Le Mouel, Marie
29.01.2018
15:00
DIW
Gustav Schmoller (3.3.002A)
Managerial Knowledge Spillovers and Firm Productivity
Apffelstaedt, Arno
30.01.2018
14:30
WZB
Room B002/003
Corrupted Votes and Rule Compliance
Preuss, Marcel
31.01.2018
14:00
DIW
Friedensburg (2.3.001)
Consumer Search with and without Tracking
Fischer, Mira
01.02.2018
10:00
WZB
Room B002/003
Effects of Timing and Reference Frame of Feedback: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Secondary Schools
Ye, Han
01.02.2018
11:00
HU
Spandauer Straße 1
Room 112
The Effect of Pension Subsidies on Retirement Decisions of Older Women: Evidence from a Regression Kink Design
Yuan, Zhao
01.02.2018
14:00
DIW
Room 3.3.002c
Models and Applications of Convex Optimal Power Flow
Sun, Chen
02.02.2018
10:00
HU
Spandauer Straße 1
Room 23
Preference over Intertemporal Profiles: All-Sooner Effect and Magnitude Effect
Kim, Soo Jin
02.02.2018
14:00
DIW
Friedensburg (2.3.001)
Privacy, Information Acquisition, and Market Competition
Heursen, Lea
06.02.2018
10:00
HU
Spandauer Straße 1
Room 112
Does Relative Performance Information Lower Group Morale?
Kim, Hyungkwan
20.02.2018
12:00
DIW
tba
Welfare impacts of optimal virtual bidding in a multi-settlement electricity market with transmission line congestion



Berlin’s academic research institutions in economics cooperate more and more closely. The following seven institutions together form the Berlin Economics Research Associate (BERA) Program to promote post-doctoral research: the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), the School of Business and Economics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU), the School of Business and Economics at Freie Universität Berlin (FU), the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, the School of Economics and Management at Technische Universität Berlin (TU), the European School of Management and Technology Berlin (ESMT) and the Hertie School of Governance. 

BERA seeks to fill 

Several Research Associate Positions


for fixed-term appointments of up to a maximumof 6 years, according to the German WissZeitVG - E 13 TV-L TU/FU or E 14TVöD, at HU third party funding, probably full-time employment limited to 30.09.2020 - E 13 TV-L HU.

(Part-time work as well as employment contracts with two of the seven BERA institutions are possible; at DIW Berlin a tenure track option exists.)

Excellent researchers from all fields of economics are invited to apply. Each of the positions will be hosted and administered by one of the BERA institutions.  

Duties: Successful candidates will contribute part of their time to research and teaching in economics at the Bachelor, Master or PhD levels, as well as to furthering their own research agenda. At DIW Berlin and WZB there are no teaching duties. 

Requirements: Applicants should hold a PhD in economics or a neighboring discipline at the position starting date, and should have excellent qualifications as well as outstanding own research.

Applicants should submit a statement outlining their research plans and their motivations for joining at least one of the seven institutions, a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of degree certificates, job market paper, and teaching evaluations if available. Applicants are required to organize the separate submission of two academic letters of recommendation by their referees.

Applications should be submitted online no later than November 26, 2017, stating the reference number BERA-1-17. Letters of recommendation should be sent by the applicants’ referees directly to applications@berlin-econ.de.

Only complete applications will be considered. For further information, please contact Andrea Jonat (applications@berlin-econ.de), Andrea Bawamia (applications@berlin-econ.de), Peter Haan (phaan@diw.de) or Georg Weizsäcker (weizsaecker@hu-berlin.de).

We highly appreciate diversity and are thus pleased to receive any application - irrespective of gender, nationality, disability, or ethnic and social background.

Further information on the positions the BERA institutions are seeking to fill can be found here.