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Women in Economics Discussion Series – Berlin Edition I

Event Start Date:
November 19, 2019
Event End Date:
November 19, 2019
Event Venue:
NERA Economic Consulting

Date(s) - 19/11/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


 Organised by The Women in Economics Initiative (e.V.), the aim of this event series is to:

  • highlight the work women economists do in research, business and public policy arenas;
  • offer a platform and networking opportunities for women economists;
  • bring together stakeholders; and
  • increase dialogue on topics related to gender and diversity in economics

As our first speaker, we are very pleased to welcome Katharina Wrohlich, Head of the Research Group Gender Economics at DIW Berlin. Katharina will present some of her work on the impact of women managers on gender-stereotyping across employees.
Dominik Hübler, Associate Director at NERA Economic Consulting, will introduce the company as well as opportunities and career paths that NERA offers to economists. Moreover, Dominik will share some of his own experience on the topic “Part-time work as a career obstacle in consulting?”

Short-Bio Katharina Wrohlich, DIW Berlin

Katharina Wrohlich is head of the Gender Economics Research Group at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). Her research focuses on the evaluation of labor market, family and tax policy on employment and wages of women. Moreover, she is working on the issue of gender gaps in the labor market, in particular in terms of wages and leadership positions. Before joining the gender economics research group at DIW, Katharina was research associate (2002-2012) and deputy head (2012-2016) of the public economics department at DIW Berlin. She finished her PhD at the Free University of Berlin in 2007. Prior to her doctoral studies, she studied at the University of Vienna and at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.


Short-Bio Dominik Hübler, NERA Economic Consulting

Dominik Hübler is an Associate Director in NERA’s Global Energy,Environment, Communications & Infrastructure Practice. He advises on regulatory economics, valuation, and damages quantification and has deep expertise in the energy and transport sectors. His work covers auctions for renewable generation, regulatory due diligence, power price forecasting, and damages estimation. His recent work involved assessing the damages arising from the nuclear energy moratorium in Germany, as well as a case relating to the delayed completion of a power plant. Dominik joined NERA in the company’s London office in 2008. From 2011 onwards, he has been working primarily in NERA’s Berlin office. Dominik has been working in part-time in senior and project manager positions since more than three years.




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