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Stand: May 24, 2023

Dr. Christiane Joerk

Programme Director
Humanities and Social Sciences 2: Social and Behavioural Sciences

E-Mail: Christiane.Joerk@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2451
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

112-01   Economic Theory
112-02   Economic Policy, Applied Economics
112-03   Business Administration
112-05   Economic and Social History

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

112-04   Statistics and Econometrics

Support of DFG Statutory Bodies

German Committee Future Earth

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Advanced Studies Centres in SSH

2774 Foundations of Law and Finance

Priority Programmes

1859 Experience and Expectation: Historical Foundations of Economic Behaviour

Research Units

2738 Understanding the Behaviour of Multinational Corporations in the Context of International Tax Institutions
5230 Financial Markets and Frictions - An Intermediary Asset Pricing Approach
5392 Consumer Preferences, Consumer Mistakes, and Firms' Response
5399 Macroeconomic Implications of Intra-Household Decision Making

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


190 Rationality and Competition: The Economic Performance of Individuals and Firms
224 Economic Perspectives on Societal Challenges: Equality of Opportunity, Market Regulation, and Financial Stability
266 Accounting for Transparency

Clusters of Excellence (ExStra)

2126 ECONtribute: Markets & Public Policy

Research Training Groups

1974 Competition Economics
2201 Advanced Optimization in a Networked Economy (AdONE)
2484 Regional disparities and economic policy
2503 Collective Decision-Making
2720 Digital Platform Ecosystems (DPE) – Digital platform-based value creation and its implications for data sharing, organization, and socio-economic development
2739 KD²School – Designing Adaptive Systems for Economic Decisions