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Christmas Meeting of German Economists Abroad (GEA)

This two day conference takes place every year right before Christmas and gives a forum for German Economists to meet each other. The conference is hosted every year by a different German institution.

Next meeting: December 2023.

Organizing committee:

Programs of the last meetings:

December 2023, Universität Mannheim und ZEW, local organizer: Volker Nocke, Michèle Tertilt and Achim Wambach, Program
December 2022, Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW Berlin), local organizer: Aida Cumurovic, Program
December 2021, Cancelled due to Covid 19.
December 2020, Cancelled due to Covid 19.
December 2019, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, local organizer: Tobias Berg, Program
December 2018, University of Bonn, local organizer: Armin Falk, Program
December 2017, Deutsche Bundesbank Frankfurt, local organizers: Stefan Bender and Emanuel Mönch, Program
December 2016, Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung Berlin, local organizer: Christoph Raiser, Program
December 2015, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, local organizer: Florian Englmaier, Program
December 2014, University of Kiel and Institute for Global Economy, local organizer: Eckhardt Bode, Program
December 2013, University of Konstanz, local organizer: Leo Kaas, Program
December 2012, University of Cologne, local organizer: Felix Bierbrauer, Program
December 2011, European School of Management and Technology in Berlin, local organizer: Paul Heidhues, Program
December 2010, Goethe University in Frankfurt, local organizer: Guido Friebel, Program
December 2009, University of Heidelberg, local organizer: Andreas Roider, Program
December 2008, University of Bonn, local organizer: Urs Schweizer, Program
December 2007, University of Mannheim and ZEW, local organizer: Konrad Stahl, Program
December 2006, University of Munich and CES Ifo, local organizer: Klaus Schmidt, Program
December 2005, Humboldt University in Berlin, local organizer: Harald Uhlig, Program
December 2004, University of Bielefeld, local organizers: Walter Trockel and Ralf Koenig, Program


German Economits Abroad (GEA) was founded in 2004 by Berthold Herrendorf († 7/12/2022), Walter Trockel & Michèle Tertilt and established at the inaugural meeting in Bielefeld.
Its goal is to offer a platform for the intellectual exchange between german economists who work abroad with those who do research in Germany.

Former program committee members are Volker Nocke (University of Mannheim) & Karl Schmedders (University of Zuerich)