July 2020: Christina Gathmann was interviewed as an expert on short-term work by the TV channel SWR-Rheinland Pfalz.
May 2020: Christina Gathmann was one discussant in the first virtual Roundtable Discussion `Marsilius Kontrovers' on "What will change after the crisis?" on May 27. See https://www.marsilius-kolleg.uni-heidelberg.de/veranstaltungen/kontrovers-corona.html
May 2020: Christina Gathmann has been elected as external member of the dissertation committee at Université Aix-Marseille.
April 2020: Christina Gathmann has advised the Federal Ministry of the Economy and Energy on how to overcome the economic challenges of the Corons crisis.
March 2020: Dr. Franziska Lembcke successfully defended her Dissertation at the Department of Economics. We wish her all the best for her position at the German Council of Economic Experts (Sachverständigenrat).
March 2020: Christina Gathmann has been appointed to the Scientific Board of the Mercator Research Center MERCUR.
January 2020: Christina Gathmann has been appointed on the Scientific Committee for the upcoming EALE SOLE AASLE World Conference in Berlin in June 2020.
December 2019: Christina Gathmann has been appointed on the Scientific Committee for the upcoming Meeting of the German Economic Association in Cologne in September 2020.
October 2019: Christina Gathmann handed over the position as Department Chair of the Department of Economics at the University of Heidelberg to her successor.
September 2019: Christina Gathmann handed over the position of Vice-Dean of the Faculty for Economic and Social Sciences at the University of Heidelberg to her successor.
August 2019: Christina Gathmann has been appointed to the Board of the Flagship Initiative "Cultural Heritage", the core of the excellence strategy (ExIni3) at the University of Heidelberg.
July 2019: Christina Gathmann participated in a Roundtable Discussion `Marsilius Kontrovers' on "Children and Daycare. Who benefits? See https://www.marsilius-kolleg.uni-heidelberg.de/veranstaltungen/kontrovers-kinderkrippe.html
May 2019: Christina Gathmann has been appointed to the prize committee of the Joachim-Herz-Stiftung in Hamburg.
April 2019: Congratulations to Matthias Quinckhardt who has won the Wicksell Prize for the best paper of a young researcher at the Annual Meeting of the European Public Choice Society.
March 2019: Congratulations to Dr. Ole Monscheuer who has accepted a new position as Post-doctoral Researcher at the Humboldt University of Berlin starting in the summer of 2019.
March 2019: Congratulations to Dr. Eduard Brüll who successfully defended his dissertation and has accepted a new position as Post-doctoral Researcher at the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim starting in late spring.
January 2019: Christina Gathmann has been appointed to the program committee of the European Association of Labor Economists Conference in Uppsala in 2019.
July 2018: Matthias Quinckhardt, a doctoral student of Christina Gathmann, has been awarded a dissertation scholarship of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation.
June 2018: Christina Gathmann has been appointed to the program committee of the Australian and Asian Society of Labor Economists (AASLE) Meeting in Seoul, Korea in December 2018.
Juni 2018: The company Latest Thinking has made a podcast with Christina Gathmann about her research on the integration effects of citizenship.
May 2018: Christina Gathmann has been appointed as a member of the program committee at the next conference of the Verein für Socialpolitik in Leipzig in 2019.
April 2018: The Federal Minister of the Economy Peter Altmaier honors the Academic Advisory Board of the BMWi at its 70-year anniversary in Berlin (see https://www.bmwi.de/Redaktion/DE/Pressemitteilungen/2018/20180426-altmaier-gratuliert-wissenschaftlichem-beirat.html)
February 1, 2018: Articles in the FAZ, the Spiegel and the Wirtschaftswoche discuss our study "Free Childcare and its Effects on Children and Families" by Christina Gathmann and Anna Busse (see the "In the Press" section).