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The German Economic Institute

The German Economic Institute (IW) has the task of improving the understanding of economic and social interrelationships.

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Cologne Headquarters

The German Economic Institute is headquartered in the center of Cologne.

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Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft

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Brussels Liaison Office

With its Brussels office, the IW also permanently represents its topics at the European level.

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Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft

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Branch Office in Berlin

The capital office of the German Economic Institute ensures constant contact with political Berlin.

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Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft

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Research Advisory Board

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Prof. Dr. Jutta Allmendinger

President of Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)

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Prof. Dr. Bernd Fitzenberger

Director of Institute for Employment Research (IAB) Nuremberg

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Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Paqué

Professor of Economics, esp. International Economics at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg

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Prof. Dr. Ursula Renold

Full Professor of Educational Systems at ETH Zurich 
Director of Center on the Economics and Management of Education and Training Systems (CEMETS)

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Prof. Dr. Detlef Fetchenhauer

Professor of Economic and Social Psychology
at the University of Cologne

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Prof. Dr. Justus Haucap

Director of Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)

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Prof. Dr. Hilmar Schneider (Chairman)

Chairman of the Executive Board of the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Bonn

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