Berthold Wigger

Prof. Dr. Berthold U. Wigger

  • group: Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre (ECON)
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    Anette Klein
     

    Sprechzeiten:
    Montag bis Donnerstag 9:00 - 13:00 Uhr
     

    Tel.: +49 721 608-43731
    E-Mail: anette.klein@kit.edu

News

Interview in Deutschem Ärzteblatt

In an interview with Deutsches Ärzteblatt, Berthold Wigger explains why he believes dual hospital financing has failed and why hospital planning should also be done by the federal government.

The complete interview can be found here.

 

Krankenhaus
Hospital Care in Germany

The Kronberger Kreis has published a study on hospital care in Germany.
The study identifies three deficits from which hospital care in Germany suffers: Firstly, there are too many hospital beds, secondly, there are many hospitals that are too small and thirdly, hospital investments are too low.

The complete study can be found here.

 

Hörsaal
Courses offered in winter semester 2022/2023

In the winter semester 2022/2023, all courses will be offerered partly  in digital form and partly in class. Information on the exact procedure will be announced on ILIAS.

 

Bundeswehr
Position on Bundeswehr debt

The Kronberger Kreis has published its position on the planned Bundeswehr debt in an article.

The article, which appeared in the FAZ, can be found here.

 

Bundestag
Statement in the Budget Committee

On Jan. 10, 2022, Prof. Wigger made a statement in the Budget Committee of the German Bundestag on the Second Supplementary Budget of the Federal Government 2021. The written statement can be found here.

 

Studierende
Prediction of dropouts

Jascha Buchhorn and Berthold Wigger have published their study "Efficiency of European universities: A comparison of peers" as a CESifo Working Paper.

The article can be found here.

 

Bundestag
Guide to governing

The Kronberger Kreis has published an article with policy recommendations for the next German government.

The article, which appeared in the "FAS," can be found here.

 

Europäische Flagge
Efficiency of European universities

Lars Herberholz and Berthold Wigger published their study "Efficiency of European universities: A comparison of peers" in Research Policy.

The article can be found here.

Campus
New job posting

We are looking for a new scientific employee starting from February 2022. More details about the role can be found here (in German).

Auszeichnung
Science Award by the Department of Economics and Management

For his dissertation On the Mechanics Behind Academic Progress, Lars Herberholz received the Science Award 2020 in the field of economics/statistics.

Insights into his thesis are provided by this video.

Bildung
FRONTAL - SMART - DIGITAL? The education system put to the test

Berhold Wigger will be a speaker on March 9 at the online event FRONTAL - SMART - DIGITAL? - The education system on the test bench at Villa Lessing. Information on how to participate can be found here.

 

Matthias Erzberger Award

The bachelor thesis of Jascha Buchhorn, written at the chair, titled "Voting Rights from 16 - Effects on Municipal Expenditures" was awarded with the Matthias-Erzberger-Award of the Chamber of Tax Advisors Nordbaden.

 

Deutschland
Long live the difference!

The Kronberger Kreis has published an article on the Day of German Unity.

The article published in the "FAZ" can be found here.

 

Corona
A master plan for the way out of the Corona crisis

The Kronberger Kreis has published an article on economic policy measures in the Corona crisis.

The article published in "Die Welt" can be found here.