The BERA Area Research supports strong research output by BERA Associates, who may apply for support to expand their research-related activities in Berlin and abroad. BERA supports Associates’ travel to conferences and invited seminars outside of Berlin, and supports Associates in organizing conferences, workshops and seminars in Berlin. Moreover, together with senior professors from BERA institutions Associates organize annual BERA Workshops in the areas of applied economics, macroeconomics and microeconomics.

The director of  the BERA Area Research is Mathias Trabandt  (FU Berlin).