The RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research is a leading center for scientific research and evidence-based policy advice in Germany. Their work bridges academics with practice by applying state-of-the-art science to economic policy consulting.
The spectrum of RWI’s work spans the core fields of economics, including labor markets, education, health, public finance, and energy and climate. Their research is independent and predicated on excellence, making RWI an established contributor to the advancement of economic research.
The overarching goals of the RWI are captured through the motto “Research with impact.” Impact is delivered through three channels. First, owing to its practical relevance, the research of the RWI has a policy impact by influencing political deliberations. Second, their research meets the highest scientific standards, as evidenced by regular publications in peer-reviewed journals with a high impact factor. Third, among their key competencies is the execution of robust impact evaluations, applied in both their consulting and research.