Interview with Svenja Hippel in Harvard Business Manager

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<p>Symposium to celebrate Martin Hellwig’s 70th birthday</p>

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. more

<p>Angelo Romano is awarded the Otto Hahn Medal for the year 2018 by the Max Planck Society</p>

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 more

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. more



February 19, 2019

The Max Planck Society establishes the new International Max Planck Graduate School on Behaviorally Smart Institutions (or in short BeSmart). more

Obituary for Prof. Felix Höffler

We mourn the death of Felix Höffler, who had been a senior research fellow at the institute in 2004-2007. more

Video recordings Max Planck Forum

Now the video recordings of the Max Planck Forum can be found on Youtube. more

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