Company: DIW DC
Location: Washington, DC
Amelie F. Constant, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of DIW DC, a nonprofit economic education and research institution. With a refined background in economics of labor and migration, Dr. Constant handles an array of duties at the helm of the organization, which include the composition of reference papers and books for conferences, and maintenance of relationships and collaboration with institutions in Germany, France, Africa and China. At her post, Dr. Constant researches economics and offers classes and internships to first-year Ph.D. students. She disseminates research and knowledge at no cost, and serves as a visiting professor at the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University.
In addition to the plethora of responsibilities that Dr. Constant undertakes as an educator and executive, she serves as the vice dean of the graduate center at the German Institute for Economic Research in Berlin, and the deputy program director of migration at the Institute for the Study of Labor. Dr. Constant studies minority populations and the way that emigrants behave. She established her career as an economist due to her fascination with human behavior. She is proud to contribute her knowledge and expertise to DIW DC, a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan economics institution. The institute focuses on current and emerging socioeconomic issues, both domestically and internationally, and engages its participants in educational and research activities.
Dr. Constant received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Athens. She also earned a Master of Arts in Economic Development from Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, and a Ph.D. in Labor Economics and Econometrics from Vanderbilt University. Additionally, Dr. Constant fulfilled postdoctoral fellowship requirements at the University of Pennsylvania. In attributing her success to sheer hard work and perseverance, Dr. Constant strives for excellence in her every endeavor.
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