Dr Cornelia Lang
Head of the Research Data Centre
Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association
- alternative measures of well-being
- living conditions in East Germany
Cornelia Lang has been working as a sociologist at IWH since 1997, at first in the Labor Market Department, and from 2006 to 2016 in the Department of Macroeconomics. She is leading the IWH Research Data Centre since 2016.
Cornelia Lang studied sociology and philosophy at the University of Leipzig and graduated in 1982 with a degree in sociology. From 1982 to 1986, she was a PhD student and teaching assistant at the Technische Hochschule für Chemie Leuna-Merseburg (now University of Applied Sciences Merseburg). In 1986, she changed to the Pädagogische Hochschule Leipzig. From 1991 to 1997, she worked at the German Youth Institute Munich, DJI, branch office Leipzig.