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Virginia Sondergeld

Virginia Sondergeld

Research Associate of the Gender Economics Research Group

Ph.D. Student of the Public Economics Department

Research Topics and Working Areas
Virginia is a research associate in DIW's research group Gender Economics since October 2020. She joined the Berlin School of Economics as a PhD student in 2019. She holds an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and a BSc in Economics and Business Administration from Goethe University, Frankfurt.
Before her doctoral studies, Virginia gained two years of professional experience in economic consulting as an Economic Analyst at NERA Economic Consulting in the company's energy and infrastructure practice.
Virginia is Co-founder and Chair of the Board of The Women in Economics Initiative (e.V.) since July 2019.

 

Publications

VoxEU Column

Few top positions in economics are held by women

2021 | Philip Hanspach, Virginia Sondergeld, Jess Palka
DIW Weekly Report 3/4 / 2022

While Gender Quotas for Top Positions In the Private Sector Differ across EUCountries, They Are Effective Overall

2022| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Weekly Report 3/4 / 2022

Markedly More Women on Executive Boards Of Large Companies; Inclusion Requirement Seemingly Already Having an Effect

2022| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Weekly Report 3/4 / 2022

Executive Boards Remain Dominated By Men, but Change Is Finally Coming: Editorial

2022| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Wochenbericht 3 / 2022

Geschlechterquoten sind ein effektives Instrument für mehr Frauen in Spitzengremien: Interview

2022| Virginia Sondergeld, Erich Wittenberg
DIW Wochenbericht 3 / 2022

Geschlechterquoten für Spitzenpositionen der Privatwirtschaft in EU-Ländern: Teils sehr unterschiedlich, aber wirksam

2022| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Few Top Positions in Economics Are Held by Women

In: VoxEU.org (15.02.2021), [Online-Artikel] | Philip Hanspach, Virginia Sondergeld, Jess Palka

Lectures

Vortrag

Women's Managerial Representation and the Gender Pay Gap

Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
Basel, Schweiz, 11.09.2022 - 14.09.2022
| Big Data in Economics: Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2022
Vortrag

Women's Managerial Representation and the Gender Pay Gap

Virginia Sondergeld
[Online], 09.12.2021
| Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen, DIW Berlin: [Webinar]

Research Projects

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