Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen (FB-Leiterin)

Adresse:   Max-Planck-Institute for Social Law and Social Policy
Amalienstr. 33
80799 München
Raum: 332
Telefon: +49-89-38602-332
bucher-koenen©mea.mpisoc.mpg.de

+-Curriculum Vitae

Current Position
Senior Researcher Munich Center for the Economics of Aging
Head of Research Unit Health and Life (since July 2011)
Research Fields
Social Policy, Health Economics, Behavioral and Experimental Economics
Specific areas of interest:
Private Pension Insurance, Financial Literacy and Cognitive Abilities, Saving Behavior
 
Previous Positions
2007-2011 Research Fellow, Mannheim Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA)
2011 Visiting Assistant Professor Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA
 
Education
2006-2010 PhD, Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics, University of Mannheim
Advisor: Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, PhD
Oct.-Dec. 2009 Research Fellow Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA
2006 Diploma in Business and Intercultural Management, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena
2004 Master of Arts (European Integration) at the University of Kent at Canterbury (GB)
 
Honors and Scholarships
2011 Best Dissertation Award Karin-Islinger-Stiftung, University of Mannheim
2006-2007/ Oct.-Dec. 2009 German Science Foundation (DFG) Scholarship for PhD Studies
2001-2006 Full Scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)
2003-2004 Full Scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst)
 
Memberships
since 2011 Netspar Research Fellow
since Oct. 2009 Member of the international working group on "Financial Literacy: Evidence and Implications for Retirement Planning, Saving Behavior, and Financial Education Programs"
April-Dec. 2009 Sonderforschungbereich 504 "Rationalitätskonzepte, Entscheidungsverhalten und ökonomische Modellierung"
 
Presentations
2012: Netspar Pension Workshop, Amsterdam; Faculty Seminar Universität Hamburg; Hamburg; Netspar Pension Day, Den Haag; Spring Meeting of Young Economists, Mannheim.

2011: Dartmouth College, Hanover; Netspar Pension Workshop, Turin; Annual Conference European Finance Association, Stockholm; Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Frankfurt; Faculty Seminar EMLyon Business School.
2010: Netspar Workshop, Turin; BCL/ECB Conference on Household Finance and Consumption, Luxemburg; GESY and GESS Summerschool 2010, Bronnbach; NETSPAR Pension Workshop, Zurich; MAF 2010 (Mathematical and Statistical Methods for Actuarial Sciences and Finance), Ravello; SAVE Conference, Deidesheim; CERP, Turin; Annual Conference of the American Economic Association, Atlanta; ENTER Jamboree, Toulouse.
2009: Max Planck Institute, Berlin; Dartmouth College, Hanover;  EES Projektseminar, Bamberg; FNA-Graduiertenkolloquium, Berlin.
2008: Conference of the Economic Science Association, Lyon; Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung e.V. (GfeW), Mannheim; MEA Annual Conference, Mannheim; Jour Fixe of the GDV, Berlin.
 
Teaching Experience
Winter 2010/2011 The price system (Dartmouth College, untergraduate)
Fall/Winter 2008 TA Introduction to Economics (University of Mannheim, undergraduate)
Summer 2002 Tutorial in Macroeconomics (University of Jena, undergraduate)
Winter 2002/2003 Tutorial in International Management (University of Jena, undergraduate)
 
 
 

+-Lehre

SS 2016
Seminar: Research Workshop (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen, Dr. Helmut Farbmacher, Dr. Martin Spindler
http://www.empwi.econ.uni-muenchen.de/lehre/sose16/research_workshop/index.html

SS 2015
Seminar: Research Workshop “Empirical Economics” (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen
http://www.empwi.econ.uni-muenchen.de/lehre/ss15/empsem_ss15/index.html

WS 2015/2016
Seminar: Research Workshop (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen
http://www.empwi.econ.uni-muenchen.de/lehre/wise1516/empsem_ws1516/index.html

SS 2014
Seminar: Research Workshop (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen
http://www.empwi.vwl.uni-muenchen.de/lehre/archiv/sose2014/empsem_ws1314/index.html

SS 2014
Vorlesung: Applied Health Economics (Master)
Instructor: Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen, Dr. Helmut Farbmacher
http://www.empwi.vwl.uni-muenchen.de/lehre/archiv/sose2014/health-econ/index.html

WS 2014/2015
Seminar: Research Workshop (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen
http://www.empwi.econ.uni-muenchen.de/lehre/archiv/ws14_15/empsem_ws1415/index.html

SS 2013
Seminar: Empirical Economics Workshop (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen
http://www.empwi.econ.uni-muenchen.de/lehre/archiv/ss13/empsem_ws1213/index.html

WS 2013/2014
Seminar: Empirical Economics Workshop (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen
http://www.empwi.econ.uni-muenchen.de/lehre/archiv/ws1314/empsem_ws1314/index.html

SS 2012
Seminar: Research Workshop (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen
http://www.empwi.vwl.uni-muenchen.de/lehre/archiv/ss12/empsem/index.html

WS 2012/2013
Seminar: Research Workshop (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen
http://www.empwi.vwl.uni-muenchen.de/lehre/archiv/ws1213/empsem_ws1213/index.html

WS 2011/2012
Seminar: Research Workshop "Empirical Economics" (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen
http://www.mea.mpisoc.mpg.de/fileadmin/files/Lehre/Empirical_Economics_Workshop/EmpEcsWorkshopWS11-12.html

+-Publikationen

Beitrag in Zeitschrift
  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Coppola, Michela; Lamla, Bettina (2015): "Savings in times of demographic change: Lessons from the German experience". In: Journal of Economic Surveys, 29 (4), pp. 807-829.
  • Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Ziegelmeyer, Michael (2014): "Once Burned, Twice Shy? Financial Literacy and Wealth Losses during the Financial Crisis". In: Review of Finance, 18 (6), pp. 2215-2246 .
  • Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Lusardi, Annamaria (2011): "Financial literacy and retirement planning in Germany". In: Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 10 (4), pp. 565–584.
  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Gasche, Martin; Wilke, Christina Benita (2010): "Ein einheitliches Rentensystem für Ost- und Westdeutschland: Simulationsrechnungen zum Reformvorschlag des Sachverständigenrates". In: Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 11 (1), pp. 16-46.
  • Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Wilke, Christina Benita (2009): "Zur Anhebung der Altersgrenzen". In: Sozialer Fortschritt, 4/2009 (), pp. 69-79.
  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Reil-Held, Anette; Wilke, Christina Benita (2008): "Zum künftigen Stellenwert der ersten Säule im Gesamtsystem der Alterssicherung". In: DRV Schriften, 80 (), pp. 13-31.
Buch
  • Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Börsch-Supan, Axel; Gasche, Martin; Ziegelmeyer, Michael (2009): Deutsche Privathaushalte in der Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise - Betroffenheit und Reaktionen. MEA, Universität Mannheim, Mannheim.
Buchbeitrag
  • Jürges, Hendrik; Thiel, Lars; Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Rausch, Johannes; Schuth, Morten; Börsch-Supan, Axel (2016): "Health, Financial Incentives, and Early Retirement: Microsimulation Evidence for Germany", In: Wise, David A., Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, pp. 285-330
  • Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Schütz, Johanna; Spindler, Martin (2015): "Long-term care insurance across Europe", In: Börsch-Supan, Axel, Thorsten Kneip, Howard Litwin, Michał Myck, and Guglielmo Weber, Ageing in Europe - Supporting Policies for an Inclusive Society, de Gruyter, Berlin, pp. 353–368
  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Alt, Benedikt; Bucher-Koenen, Tabea (2015): "Early retirement for the underprivileged? Using the record-linked SHARE-RV data to evaluate the most recent German pension reform", In: Börsch-Supan, Axel, Kneip, Thorsten, Litwin, Howard, Myck, Michal, Weber, Guglielmo, Ageing in Europe - Supporting Policies for an Inclusive Society, De Gruyter, , pp. 267–278
  • Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Mazzonna, Fabrizio (2013): "The recent economic crisis and old-age health in Europe", In: Börsch-Supan, Axel, Martina Brandt, Howard Litwin, and Guglielmo Weber, Active ageing and solidarity between generations in Europe, De Gruyter, , pp. 233-242
Arbeitspapier/Diskussionspapier Dissertationen
  • Bucher-Koenen, Tabea (2011): Financial Literacy, Cognitive Abilities, and Long-term Decision Making - Five Essays on Individual Behavior,

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