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08.12.2010Doctoral Students at the IMPRS-SPCE in 2010

New Doctoral Fellows at the IMPRS-SPCE in Fall 2010

Five new doctoral fellows began their studies at the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE) in October 2010: Sarah Berns, from the Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin, is working on the subject areas of foreign aid and civil conflict; Timur Ergen, comes to the MPIfG from RWTH Aachen and is investigating economic competition; Barbara Fulda, from the University of Cologne, is examining declining fertility rates and changing values; Lukas Haffert, previously from the University of St. Gallen, is studying the political economy of public debt; Sebastian Kohl, who comes to the MPIfG from the University of Cologne, is doing research on the economic sociology of housing markets; Gregor Zons, from the University of Cologne, is researching why new political parties emerge. Founded in 2006, the IMPRS-SPCE is a joint international doctoral program offered by the MPIfG and the University of Cologne. There are currently 22 young researchers enrolled in the program.
 

 
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