Young Academics

Young Academics

The VfS promotes young academics. This is why the association established the position of a Commissioner for Career Development.

Commissioner for Career Development

Prof. Dr Christian Bayer will hold this office from 2021 to 2022.

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    Prof. Dr. Christian Bayer

    Bonn University Commissioner for Career Development

Working Group "Career Development"

The Executive Board of the Verein für Socialpolitik has founded a working group to promote young economists.

The following members belong to this working group:

  • Georg Weizsäcker

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    Prof. Georg Weizsäcker, Ph.D.

    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin VfS Chair
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    Prof. Dr. Christian Bayer

    Bonn University Commissioner for Career Development
  • Florian Englmaier

    Prof. Dr. Florian Englmaier

    LMU Munich
  • Regina T. Riphahn

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    Prof. Regina T. Riphahn, Ph.D.

    Erlangen-Nuremberg University FAU Designated Chair
  • Philipp Schmidt-Dengler Portrait

    Univ.-Prof. Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, Ph.D.

    Vienna University Secretary
  • Virginia Sondergeld

    Virginia Sondergeld

    German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
  • Caren Sureth-Sloane

    Prof. Dr. Caren Sureth-Sloane

    Paderborn University Vice Chair
  • J. von Wangenheim

    Prof. Dr. Jonas von Wangenheim

    Bonn University

Project Career Development for Young Academics

In order to improve the career opportunities for docs and post-docs in the field of economics, the association is currently conducting surveys. If you have any questions, please contact our student assistant Fintan Viebahn.