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DIWDC's First "Economics Seminar Series" is underway!

Starting in 2010, DIWDC is proud to begin an "Economics Seminar" series. As an economic research institute dedicated to teaching, DIWDC organizes various seminars in which students along with established economists are given the opportunity to present their research findings to a select audience.


DIWDC believes that the engagement of young as well as more experienced individuals in the field of economics will facilitate for a successful and beneficial learning environment.


Past Seminars:

Wednesday August 25, 2010

Time: 12:00pm-1:30 pm

Location: DIWDC Offices, Washington, DC


"Immigrant Remitters in the US: Sex and Ethnic Differences" by Agnieszka Postepska (Graduate student of the Ph.D. Program in Economics at Georgetown University)


"The Innovation Index of DIW Berlin and Policy Relevance" by Jens Schmidt-Ehmcke (Economic Advisor to the President of DIW Berlin)



July 16, 2010: Ms. Simone Schuller (pictured above), DIWDC's First "Economics Seminar Series" presenter, is a Ph.D. student at DIW Berlin. Ms. Schuller presented her research on Ethnic Idenity and Educational Progression of Second Generation Immigrants in Germany. Economists from DIW Berlin as well as from the World Bank attended Ms. Schuller's presentation.