Media

24.01.2015: Het verdriet van de Duitse Bundesbank

“Het Financieele Dagblad” published an article (in Dutch language) about the trouble of the German federal bank containing statements by Professor Gerard van den Berg (University of Mannheim).

 

3./24.10.2014: International conference at IAB

On October 23 and 24, 2014, an international conference took place at IAB (Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung) in Nuremberg on Labor market prospects of older workers. Among others, Professor Gerard van den Berg gave a lecture.

 

04.03.2014: Why People Born in Winter Might Live Longer

“The Atlantic” published an article about a study by researchers from Irvine, Berkeley and Mannheim carried out in Sweden on the impact of being born during warmer times on cold-induced heart attacks.

 

23.01.2014: Interview with Professor Gabriele Doblhammer on SWR2

The interview with Professor Doblhammer (University of Rostock/DZNE) is about her research with Thomas Fritze (DZNE) and Professor Gerard van den Berg (University of Mannheim) as published in a PLoS ONE paper.

 

 

December 2013: Economist Prof. Gerard van den Berg, Ph.D. Elected as a Fellow of the Econometric Society

Please find information about this topic in English and German.

 

12.09.2013: Wer in Boomjahren heranwächst, verfügt über höhere kognitive Leistung 

“Der Standard” (Österreich) published an article about a study by scientists from the Universities of Rostock and Mannheim as well as the German Center for Neurodegenerative diseases on the positive impact of being born in a phase of an economic boom on the competence of expression and memory.

 

12.09.2013:In Boomjahren Geborene sind als Erwachsene schlauer

“Die Welt” published a newsticker article about a study by Gabriele Doblhammer (Rostock Center for the Study of Demographic Change), researchers from the University of Mannheim, among them Gerard van den Berg, and from the German Center for Neurodegenerative diseases about the positive influence of growing up in an economic boom on the intellectual performance as an adult.

 

12.09.2013: In Boomjahren Geborene sind als Erwachsene schlauer 

“Focus online” published an article about a study by Gabriele Doblhammer (Rostock Center for the Study of Demographic Change), researchers from the University of Mannheim, among them Gerard van den Berg, and from the German Center for Neurodegenerative diseases about the positive influence of growing up in an economic boom on the intellectual performance as an adult. 

 

July 2013: European Commission Selects J-PAL Europe to Evaluate Social Policies

“J-Pal eNEWS” published an article about scientists, among them Gerard van den Berg, being selected by the European Commission’s Directorate General of Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion to provide advisory services and expertise.

 

26.05.2013: Die Folgen tiefer Trauer

“Stuttgarter Zeitung” published an article about a study in Sweden by a team led by Gerard van den Berg. It shows the consequences of deep grief of parents after the loss of a child.

 

25.05.2013: Wenn der Tod eines Kindes alles verändert 

“Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung” published an article about a study by Gerard van den Berg and colleagues concerning the impact of deaths of children on the working life of parents.

 

April – Mai 2013: Der Club der jungen Arbeitssuchenden 

wiwi-journal” published an article about research by Gerard van den Berg and Arne Uhlendorff on young unemployed people in Europe

 

24.12.2012: Traumatisches Erlebnis

“Fuldaer Zeitung” on Monday, 24th December 2012, published an article about recent research by Gerard van den Berg, Petter Lundborg and Johan Vikström on the effects the death of a child has on the social and economic situation of the bereaved parents.

 

10.12.2012: Berufliche Brüche nach dem Tod des eigenen Kindes

“Wirtschaftspsychologie aktuell. Zeitschrift für Personal und Management” published an article about the main findings of a recent study by Gerard van den Berg, Petter Lundborg and Johan Vikström.

 

28.11.2012: Trauer kann sozialen und ökonomischen Abstieg fördern

The Austrian Newspaper “Der Standard” published an article about recent research by Gerard van den Berg, Petter Lundborg and Johan Vikström on the social and economic effects of grief.

 

07.05.2011: Studying at the University of Mannheim

See Gerard van den Berg in the corporate video of the University of Mannheim. (link)

 

05.01.2011: “Krankmacher Rezession”

The local newspaper “Mannheimer Morgen” reports on a new study by Gerard van den Berg about the health effects of being born in times of an economic downturn. (link)

 

12.11.2009:  Mannheimer Volkswirte rüsten kräftig auf”

The german economic newspaper “Handelsblatt” published an article about the CEEE member Gerard van den Berg and the plans about creating a center for econometrics and empirical economics in Mannheim. (link)