25 years IWH. Highlights and turning points.
A quarter of a century ago, our employees started to work for IWH. What has happened from then until now?
25 years in pictures
The former IWH building
Today's IWH building
Aerial image of Halle's city centre (1998)
Aerial image of Halle's city centre (2012)
Courtyard before renovation
Former top floor
Today's top floor
Today's employees (2017)
Those who should know...
Manfred Wegner becomes IWH President.
Spring 1993: Joint Economic Forecast
For the first time, IWH actively participates in the Joint Economic Forecast in Kiel.
1994: New president
Rüdiger Pohl becomes the second IWH President.
2004: New president
Ulrich Blum becomes the third IWH President.
2011-2013: Acting directors
IWH is provisionally managed by Jutta Günther and Oliver Holtemöller.
In 2012 IWH establishes the Doctoral Programme in Economics (DPE).
2013: New President
Claudia M. Buch becomes the fourth IWH President.
IWH admits to an active promotion of professional equalisation of men and women that exceeds legal guidelines.
In 2013, IWH was awarded the Total-E-Quality-Title for equal opportunities for the first time. In 2016, IWH achieved it again.
In 2014, the Centre for evidence-based policy consulting (IWH-CEP) was established. It is a platform that bundles and structures activities in research, teaching, and policy consulting. IWH-CEP pursues the objective of creating better foundations for a causal analysis of policy instruments in Germany.
2014: New President
Since 2014 Reint E. Gropp is President of the IWH.
2015: Publication about the Greek crisis draws attention
In July 2015 IWH draws attention with the publication "Germany's Benefit from the Greek Crisis" and causes controversial discussions in the public.
2015: ASSA Meeting
In 2015, IWH is recruiting at the ASSA Meeting for the first time. Most recently in 2017.
2015: Research Data Center
In December 2015, the IWH Research Data Center (FDZ IWH) is accredited by the German Data Forum.
2016: Website Relaunch
At the end of 2016, IWH substantially relaunches its website:
The former design of our website...
...then appears in a brandnew look.