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08 October 2020

The history behind the modern German economic giant

The book by the two economic historians Richard H. Tilly and Michael Kopsidis "From Old Regime to Industrial State. A History of German Industrialization from the Eighteenth Century to World War I" was published by the University of Chicago Press.

In their book, the two authors analyze German industrialization as a much longer, historically more deeply rooted process than previously assumed, without however denying phases of accelerated development and cumulative breakthroughs in the 19th...

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07 October 2020

Challenges to good academic practices in agricultural research

IAMO director Alfons Balmann presented his latest report on “Good research standards: recent developments and requirements in agricultural research in Ukraine” on 16 September 2020 at an information event of the same name.

During the virtual event on modern challenges to academic practices, Alfons Balmann highlighted the important societal functions that good research fills, such as the development of new ideas, provision of skills and training, and transfer of...

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30 September 2020


IAMO is looking for a staff member (m/f/d) in the field of procurement, a PhD student (m/f/d) in the Department Structural Change and a student assistant (m/f/d) in the Department Agricultural Markets.

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28 September 2020

Review: German-Ukrainian Summer School IV in Agricultural Economics

From 14 to 25 September the 4th German-Ukrainian Summer School for Agricultural Economics took place with the online course "Time Series Analysis in Agricultural and Food Markets".

The Summer School in Agricultural Economics IV continued the work of previous Summer Schools for PhD students in an online format. The summer school consisted of 12 sessions held by Prof. Bernhard Brümmer (University of Göttingen, Germany) and Prof....

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22 September 2020

Leibniz ScienceCampus EEGA partners extend co-operation

By signing the new cooperation agreement, the research institutions involved in the Leibniz ScienceCampus “Eastern Europe – Global Area” (EEGA) have extended their partnership until 2024.

The Leibniz Association had already agreed to the extension application at the beginning of the year and approved a total funding amount of around 800,000 euros. On 16 September 2020, EEGA’s partners convened together to sign the new cooperation...

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22 September 2020

Podcast of IAMO Alumni Talk online

In cooperation with the "Alumni of the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) Halle" e.V., the Young Scientists Programme has launched an IAMO Alumni Podcast. It focuses on the topic of career planning. Of...

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14 September 2020

Information event on agricultural research in Ukraine

Within an online event by the German-Ukrainian Agricultural Policy Dialogue, IAMO Director Alfons Balmann will present the report entitled “Requirements for good academic work: Recent developments and demands of agricultural research in Ukraine” on 16 September 2020. (in German and Ukrainian only)

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13 August 2020

Call for Papers: Sustainable Agricultural Development and Regional Cooperation for Inclusive Growth in Central Asia

From 20. - 22. October 2020 the international scientific online conference on "Sustainable Agricultural Development and Regional Cooperation for Inclusive Growth in Central Asia" will take place. Contributions can be submitted until 10 September.

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04 August 2020

Book a Scientist - Speed Dating with the Sciences

In the event "Book a Scientist" initiated by the Leibniz Association, Leibniz researchers answer questions on topics that touch on everyday life. The individual, 20-minute talks will take place online on 18 August 2020.

From IAMO, researcher Lioudmila Chatalova will answer questions on the subject of bio-economy. Under the title Resources - should and could we consciously moderate our consumption? the scientist will discuss current developments in this area. After...

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29 July 2020

"In the Shadow of the Wall" - Study examines the development of knowledge networks after German reunification

Three decades after reunification in Germany, it seems collaborative ties are still created in the ‘shadow of the wall’. In the article ‘Still in the shadow of the wall? The case of the Berlin biotechnology cluster’, IAMO researcher Milad...

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