PhD Workshop

The Development Economics Network of Berlin (DENeB) hosts an annual workshop for PhD students studying international development topics. These workshops allow doctoral students to share their ongoing work and receive critical feedback. 

9th DENeB PhD Workshop - April 2024

The 9th PhD Workshop took place on April 30th, 2024 at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) in Hamburg.

We are particularly happy that Amma Panin (Louvain University) accepted our invitation to give a keynote on “Decolonising Economics Research".

We would also like to thank the GIGA, RWI, DIW, and Association of Friends and Former Members of the Ibero-America Institute at the University of Göttingen for their financial and logistic support.

8th DENeB PhD Workshop - March 2023

The 8th PhD Workshop took place on March 10th, 2023 in Berlin.

We are particularly happy that Janina Steinert (TU Munich) accepted our invitation to give a keynote on Ethics in Development Field Research. The schedule for the 8th DENeB PhD Workshop can be found here

We would like to thank the RWI, GIGA, and Leibniz PhD Network for their financial and logistic support.

7th DENeB PhD Workshop - March 2022

The 7th PhD Workshop took place on March 18th, 2022 in Berlin.

The schedule for the March 2022 PhD Workshop can be found here.

We are especially grateful to Maarten Voors  (Wageningen University) for an insightful keynote and feedback throughout the workshop as well as to to Macartan Humphreys (WZB Berlin and DENeB Network) for participating and providing valuable comments to the presenters. 

We would like to thank the DIW, WZB, and RWI for their financial and logistic support.

Due to Covid-19 no PhD Workshops could take place 2020 and 2021.

6th DENeB PhD Workshop - November 2019

The 6th PhD Workshop took place on November 22th, 2019, at DIW Berlin.

The schedule for the November 2019 PhD Workshop can be found here.

We are grateful to Christopher Udry (Northwestern University) for a very enriching keynote and to Macartan Humphreys (WZB Berlin and DENeB Network) for participating and their valuable comments. We also want to thank all senior researchers from the workshop on "Productivity and Firms" for providing valuable feedback to our young scholars invited to the PhD workshop.

We would like to thank the DIW Berlin and the CRC TRR 190 "Rationality and Competition" for their financial support.

5th DENeB PhD Workshop - September 2018

The 5th PhD Workshop took place on September 28th, 2018, at ESMT Berlin.

We are grateful to Raji Jayaraman and the ESMT for their support of the workshop.

4th DENeB PhD Workshop - November 2017

The 4th PhD Workshop took place on November 17th, 2017, at DIW Berlin.

We are grateful to the DIW and the WZB for their support in the organization and implementation of this workshop.

3rd DENeB PhD Workshop - March 2016

The 3rd PhD Workshop took place in March 2016 at Humboldt University.

2nd DENeB PhD Workshop - October 2015

The 2nd PhD Workshop took place in October 2015 at WZB. 

1st DENeB PhD Workshop - March 2015

The 1st PhD Workshop took place in March 2015.