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Stand: January 18, 2022

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

1764 The German Labor Market in a Globalized World: Challenges through Trade, Technology, and Demographics
1859 Experience and Expectation: Historical Foundations of Economic Behaviour

Research Units

1452 Marketing of Products in the Age of Digital Social Media (first funding period: Marketing of Hedonic Media Products in the Age of Digital Social Media)
2738 Understanding the Behaviour of Multinational Corporations in the Context of International Tax Institutions
5230 Financial Markets and Frictions - An Intermediary Asset Pricing Approach

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

International Research Training Groups

1792 High Dimensional nonstationary time series

Research Training Groups

1928 Microeconomic Determinants of Labor Productivity
1974 Competition Economics
2201 Advanced Optimization in a Networked Economy (AdONE)
2281 The Macroeconomics of Inequallity
2484 Regional disparities and economic policy
2503 Collective Decision-Making
2739 KD²School – Designing Adaptive Systems for Economic Decisions