Dr. Helke Seitz

Research Associate, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)


  • more than 5 years of professional experience in the field of development economics (financial inclusion, microenterprise development) and labour economics (labour force participation, on-the-job training)
  • working experience at the international level: International Labour Organization (ILO) in the Philippines; Uganda (rural and urban areas)
  • strong analytical and quantitative skills: data analysis, collection of primary data, design and implementation of randomized controlled trials (RCTs)
  • expertise in project management of a three-year third-party funded project

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German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

Department of International Economics

Mohrenstrasse 58, 10117 Berlin


Email: hseitz@diw.de

Phone: 0049 30 89789 519


(with A. Landmann and S. Steiner), Demography (2018), 55 (6), p. 2181–2203

(with M. Caliendo, D. Cobb-Clark, C. Obst, A. Uhlendorff) forthcoming in Journal of Human Resources (202x)

(with A. Grohmann and L. Menkhoff), 2019: DIW Working Paper Series No. 1823, forthcoming in Economic Development And Cultural Change (202x)