Prof. Joachim Grammig (Chair of Econometrics and Empirical Economics) was elected as a member of the Senate Committee for Collaborative Research Centres (SFB) and as a scientific member of the Grants Committee for SFBs on 1 January 2019 by the Senate of the German Research Foundation (DFG) .
The DFG Senate Committee has the task of supervising the SFBs from the preparation of funding proposals through their participation in peer review and evaluation of results to the funding decision. The Grants Committee decides on the financing of the SFBs with the participation of representatives of the federal government and the Länder. The members of the Senate Committee are responsible for reporting to the Grants Committee on the review process.
Prof. Grammig is the only economist on the 40-member Senate Committee.
The Academia Europaea is an independent scholarly society and the European Union’s Academy of Humanities and Sciences.
Founded in 1988 on the initiative of the Royal Society and other National Academies in Europe, the Academia is the only Europe-wide academy which covers the full range of academic disciplines. The Academia serves as official advisor to the European Union. Election to the Academia is widely considered to be one of the highest honors that a European scientist or scholar may receive.
Jörg Baten, Professor of Economic History at the University of Tübingen received such an invitation and is delighted to accept this honorarium.
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