The institute held a symposium in the honor of Martin Hellwig, on the occasion of his 70th birthday. Nobel laureates Oliver Hart and Jean Tirole gave keynotes. Philippe Aghion held the laudatio...

Symposium to Celebrate Martin Hellwig’s 70th birthday

The institute held a symposium in the honor of Martin Hellwig, on the occasion of his 70th birthday. Nobel laureates Oliver Hart and Jean Tirole gave keynotes. Philippe Aghion held the laudatio...
Every year, the Max Planck Society awards a selection of junior scientists the Otto Hahn Medal for their outstanding scientific achievements. Angelo will get the prize for his work on human cooperation and parochial altruism across societies.

Otto Hahn Medal for Angelo Romano

Every year, the Max Planck Society awards a selection of junior scientists the Otto Hahn Medal for their outstanding scientific achievements. Angelo will get the prize for his work on human cooperation and parochial altruism across societies.
Franz Böhm Is Dead. Long Live Franz Böhm! Possibilities of Integrating Economics and Legal Studies in a Changed Environment. The Freiburg School of the 1930s and 40s was particularly marked by cooperation between legal scholars and economists. For the founders of the Freiburg School, the jurist Franz Böhm and the economist Walter Eucken, it was perfectly natural that these two areas should work together in order to explain the influence of institutional conditions on economic life.

Christoph Engel held second Franz Böhm lecture at Walter Eucken Institute

Franz Böhm Is Dead. Long Live Franz Böhm! Possibilities of Integrating Economics and Legal Studies in a Changed Environment. The Freiburg School of the 1930s and 40s was particularly marked by cooperation between legal scholars and economists. For the founders of the Freiburg School, the jurist Franz Böhm and the economist Walter Eucken, it was perfectly natural that these two areas should work together in order to explain the influence of institutional conditions on economic life.
The Max Planck Society has established the new International Max Planck Graduate School on Behaviorally Smart Institutions (or in short BeSmart). The school will be hosted by the MPI. It partners with the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences at Cologne University and the Legal Department of Bonn University nationally, and internationally with the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego, the Norwegian School of Economics, the Center of Law and Economics at ETH Zurich, and the Law School at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. ...

BeSmart

The Max Planck Society has established the new International Max Planck Graduate School on Behaviorally Smart Institutions (or in short BeSmart). The school will be hosted by the MPI. It partners with the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences at Cologne University and the Legal Department of Bonn University nationally, and internationally with the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego, the Norwegian School of Economics, the Center of Law and Economics at ETH Zurich, and the Law School at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. ...
Harvard Business Manager is featuring an interview with Zwetelina Iliewa in its 2/2019 edition: "Deceptive charts. The study: Zwetelina Iliewa, a behavioral economist based in Bonn, has studied whether different ways of depicting the progression of shares manipulate investor behavior ... The thesis: Even stock-market experts overestimate the development of share prices."

Interview with Zwetelina Iliewa in Harvard Business Manager

Harvard Business Manager is featuring an interview with Zwetelina Iliewa in its 2/2019 edition: "Deceptive charts. The study: Zwetelina Iliewa, a behavioral economist based in Bonn, has studied whether different ways of depicting the progression of shares manipulate investor behavior ... The thesis: Even stock-market experts overestimate the development of share prices."

Upcoming Events

Michal Bauer / Julie Chytilová

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May 8, 2019 17:00
MPI, Room: Ground Floor

Gerrit Hornung

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May 13, 2019 16:00
MPI, Room: Basement

Workshop on Behavioral and Experimental Economics

May 15, 2019
MPI, Room: Ground Floor

Recent Articles

Fehr, Dietmar; Sutter, Matthias
Games and Economic Behavior, forthcoming.

Sutter, Matthias; Zoller, Claudia; Glätzle-Rützler, Daniela
European Economic Review, vol. 111, pp. 98-121, forthcoming 2019.

Boosey, Luke; Brookins, Phil; Ryvkin, Dmitry
Games and Economic Behavior, online available 2018.

Recent Discussion Papers

Hoeft, Leonard; Mill, Wladislaw; Vostroknutov, Alexander
Normative Perception of Power Abuse

Hellwig, Martin
Target-Falle oder Empörungsfalle? – Zur deutschen Diskussion um die Europäische Währungsunion

Ackfeld, Viola; Güth, Werner
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