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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

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BeSmart

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

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" more

Science Prize for Armin Steinbach

Armin Steinbach has been awarded the Science Prize of the German Society of Legislation (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesetzgebung). The prize awards his habilitation on "Rational Legislation". more

Stefanie Egidy member of the <em>Junges Kolleg</em> of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts (<em>Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste NRW</em>)

Stefanie Egidy has been made a member of the Junges Kolleg of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts (Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste NRW). more

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