Sven Rady appointed Fellow at the Econometric Society

The Department of Economics congratulates Professor Sven Rady, Ph.D. for being elected Fellow of the Econometric Society.

Stefanie J. Huber joins the Department of Economics

Before joining the University of Bonn, Prof. Stefanie Huber worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of Amsterdam.

BGSE Graduates Axel Niemeyer and Luca Henkel

Congratulations! Axel Niemeyer and Luca Henkel graduated from Bonn Graduate School of Economics.

Hanna Schwank receives Reinhard Selten Award 2023

Hanna Schwank, Assistant Professor of Economic History at the Department of Economics in Bonn, receives the Reinhard Selten Award of the Verein für Socialpolitik. The prize is endowed with 3,000 euros. It is awarded to young researchers whose work is distinguished by its originality, the significance of the research question and a sound methodology. The award ceremony took place on 24 September during the annual meeting of the VfS in Regensburg.

Greix—Decline in apartment prices for existing stock, new construction prices stable

A comparison of apartment price trends by year of construction in Germany’s largest cities reveals a notable pattern: While prices for new buildings have experienced a relatively modest decline from their peak, the value of existing properties has fallen by more than twice as much. This finding comes from a comprehensive data analysis conducted by the German Real Estate Index (Greix), a project of ECONtribute and the Kiel Institute. In cooperation with local real estate expert committees, transaction prices of German residential real estate are tracked using state-of-the-art scientific methods.

Was kosten Naturkatastrophen Betroffene? Neue Podcastfolge

Wie viel kosten Naturkatastrophen einzelne Menschen langfristig? Was wird in offiziellen Statistiken nicht erfasst? Und wie sollten zielgerichtete Katastrophenhilfen aussehen

BGSE Graduates Cavit Destan and Sophie Kreutzkamp

Congratulations! Cavit Destan and Sophie Kreutzkamp graduated from Bonn Graduate School of Economics.

Integration Boosts Labor Market Opportunities for Migrants in Germany

Workers with a migration background have particular disadvantages in Germany´s labor market if they live in an ethnic enclave. After being laid off, these people are significantly less likely to find a new job than their German colleagues: Over five years after job loss, the probability of employment is on average 5.2 percentage points lower. These research results are published by the EPoS Economic Research Center of the Universities of Bonn and Mannheim in the discussion paper “Job Displacement and Migrant Labor Market Assimilation”.

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