Consequence of corona: Economic downturn worldwide, layoffs of workers are likely. How do workers respond to layoffs of co-workers? See the call-center RCT by cluster members Matthias Heinz & Matthias Sutter, forthcoming Economic Journal.

Measuring indirect effects of unfair employer behavior on worker productivity - A field experiment

Consequence of corona: Economic downturn worldwide, layoffs of workers are likely. How do workers respond to layoffs of co-workers? See the call-center RCT by cluster members Matthias Heinz & Matthias Sutter, forthcoming Economic Journal.

In 2016 the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra launched a cooperation with the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science e.V. featuring the interdisciplinary series of events entitled 'Music and Science'.

Matthias Sutter held a lecture at the "Music and Science" event with musicians of the Philarmonic State Orchestra  Hamburg

In 2016 the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra launched a cooperation with the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science e.V. featuring the interdisciplinary series of events entitled 'Music and Science'.

Zwetelina Iliewa and her colleagues examine the stock market expectations of financial professionals. The result: Experts' expectations about future stock market returns are driven by their personal experiences instead of objective financial information.

"Interview of the week" in EURO fondsxpress with Zwetelina Iliewa: "Verzerrte Wahrnehmung"

Zwetelina Iliewa and her colleagues examine the stock market expectations of financial professionals. The result: Experts' expectations about future stock market returns are driven by their personal experiences instead of objective financial information.

People are more honest when talking about topics involving high-status knowledge. A new study in behavioral economics shows that this is true even if they have a financial incentive to lie. As expertise about increasingly complex technologies becomes more difficult to verify, questions of trust are getting more and more important.

Social status beats money

People are more honest when talking about topics involving high-status knowledge. A new study in behavioral economics shows that this is true even if they have a financial incentive to lie. As expertise about increasingly complex technologies becomes more difficult to verify, questions of trust are getting more and more important.

We congratulate ECONtribute for being honored with the “Jenny Gusyk Award 2019” for their equal opportunity strategy! The award was presented during a ceremony at the University of Cologne to Prof. Matthias Heinz, ECONtribute’s representative of equal opportunity. The selection committee was particularly impressed by ECONtribute’s excellent strategy to hire more female researchers and by the outstanding visitor programs. Matthias Heinz is a member of Matthias Sutter's research group.

Jenny Gusyk Award for ECONtribute's equal opportunity strategy

We congratulate ECONtribute for being honored with the “Jenny Gusyk Award 2019” for their equal opportunity strategy! The award was presented during a ceremony at the University of Cologne to Prof. Matthias Heinz, ECONtribute’s representative of equal opportunity. The selection committee was particularly impressed by ECONtribute’s excellent strategy to hire more female researchers and by the outstanding visitor programs. Matthias Heinz is a member of Matthias Sutter's research group.

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Games and Economic Behavior, May 2020, 121, 232-251

Heinz, M., Jeworrek, S., Mertins, V., Schumacher, H., Sutter, M.
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Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 2019, 85, article no. 103842

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