Media Coverage (Selection)

2019

18 November 2019:

Article about a research project of Matthias Sutter with 967 kindergarten children on cooperation, Tiroler Tageszeitung: "Neue Untersuchung zur Kindererziehung: Allein die Strafdrohung wirkt",

14 November 2019:

Interview with Matthias Sutter: "Warum wir teilen" on Domradio.de. (Transkript als pdf)

30 September 2019:

Article about Matthias Sutter's book Die Entdeckung der Geduld – Ausdauer schlägt Talent, "Am Ball bleiben" in Industrieanzeiger 27.19, pp. 22-23

25 July 2019:

The Tiroler Tageszeitung reported on Matthias Sutter's talk on the importance of patience on the occasion of an event organized by Innsbruck law firm "Greiter, Kofler & Partner".

22 June 2019:

Radio ORF Vorarlberg: Andreas Feiertag interviewed Matthias Sutter

3 June 2019:

The Schweizer Tages-Anzeiger cited Matthias Sutter in an article about common transport policies and mobility behavior: "Verkehrspolitik, Experten fordern grundlegendes Umdenken".

2nd June:

"Der Handschlag von heute": Matthias Sutter über Transparenz, Bewertungssysteme und den Handschlag von heute, den es auch online gibt. shareMAG.

4 April 2019:

Matthias Sutter was a guest in "Vorarlberg Heute" on ORF2. He gave an interview (starts at 9:11'') on occasion of the 6. Vorarlberger Frühjahrsmesse

20 February 2019:

Matthias Sutter was a guest in "Guten Morgen Österreich" on ORF2. Talk zum Welttag der sozialen Gerechtigkeit.

2018

31 December 2018:

In the article "Der Trend zur Selbstoptimierung geht zu weit" published by WELT online, Matthias Sutter names strategies how to easier achieve your goals. (link works for subscribers only)

26 November 2018:

Matthias Sutter published an article in the FAZ: "Sprache, Geduld und Wohlstand. Hat die Sprache Einfluss auf ökonomische Entscheidungen. Ein Experiment in Südtirol. FAZ, S. 16.

13 November 2018:

Interview with Matthias Sutter at the Vienna Behavioral Economics Network: "Verhaltensökonom: Erfolgreiches Teamwork geht vom Häuptling aus" (Kurier.at) (pdf-Download)

9 November 2018:

Matthias Sutter gave an interview to "IHK Business Women": Gleichberechtigung in Wettbewerbssituationen. Ein Gespräch mit Professor Matthias Sutter

5 November 2018:

The Tiroler Tageszeitung reports on the priming experiment led by Matthias Sutter, Helena Fornwagner, Loukas Balafoutas: "Frauen oft zu schüchtern für Wettkampf im Job"
See also the interview with Helena Fornwagner: "Frauen im Job: 'Den Wille zur Macht aktivieren'"

10 August 2018:

Short interview with Matthias Sutter on radiostation SWR2 concerning the Ryanair strike. (no link available anymore)

25 June 2018:

The Kalaidos Fachhochschule Schweiz interviewed Matthias Sutter on: "Fehlalarm beim Marshmallow-Test?"

11 June 2018:

Matthias Sutter published an article in the FAZ titled: "Warum finanzielle Grundbildung wichtig ist. Sie hilft, teure Fehler bis hin zur Schuldenfalle zu vermeiden – die Schulen könnten helfen", FAZ, S. 16, 11. Juni 2018, Nr. 132

6 June 2018:

Matthias Sutter on the Marshmallow test in Die Welt: "Was der Marshmallow-Test misst. Selbstkontrolle ist es nur zum Teil, zeigt eine neue Studie. Sie offenbart aber auch noch etwas anderes." (link works for subscribers only)

30 May 2018:

On DLF (Deutschlandfunk) there was an interview with Mattias Sutter in "Forschung aktuell". He talked about a study: "Wenig aussagekräftig. Der PISA-Test taugt nicht als Leistungsindikator." (Link)

28 May 2018:

Matthias Sutter gave an interview to "Deutsches Institut für Altersvorsorge (DIA)" on: "Mit Finanzwissen gegen den inneren Schweinehund"

20 May 2018:

Die ZEIT online published an interview with Matthias Sutter:
"Grillen im Park: 'Auch Erwachsene lassen sich noch erziehen'. Pappteller, Bierdosen, Reste – am Wochenende werden Parks zu Müllhalden. Warum Dreck eher auf der Wiese als im Müll landet, erklärt der Verhaltensökonom Matthias Sutter."

May 2018
 
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung published two articles on the work of Matthias Sutter.
  • 5th May 2018: "Warum Finanzwissen hilft und Trump gut verhandelt. Der Verhaltensökonom Matthias Sutter geht praktischen Fragen nach – und krempelt ein Max-Planck-Institut um."
  • 6th May 2018: "Alle Macht den Kunden. Jeder zweite Taxifahrer zockt ortsunkundige Fahrgäste ab. Es sei denn, die Kunden können im Internet Noten vergeben."
    (Due to copyright issues we cannot provide links.)

April 2018:

Matthias Sutter was a live guest on the TV broadcast „makro“ on 3sat, 13th April, 9 p.m., entitled: „Von der Utopie zur Realität: Wie Visionäre unsere Welt verändern (link is external)“ (From utopia to reality: How visionaries change our world).

3 February 2018:

Radio ORF V interviewed Matthias Sutter on: "Sinnkonzepte: Gerechtes Wirtschaften und die Sinnhaftigkeit ökonomischer Beziehungen"

20 January 2018:

Matthias Sutter held a lecture at the "25. Rheintaler Wirtschaftsforum".
Media coverage St. Galler Tagblatt.

10 January 2018:

Interview with Matthias Sutter: "Spieltheoretiker über Sondierungen: Keine Partei besitzt ein Drohpotenzial", Wirtschaftswoche online

4 January 2018:

Interview with Matthias Sutter: Rheintaler Wirtschaftsforum


2017

29 December 2017:

Prof. Sutter's research is cited in the article "Von der Bedeutung des Wartens", Staatsanzeiger, p. 16

20 December 2017:

Interview with Matthias Sutter on radio station ÖR 1: "Freunde: Anker des Lebens".

14 December 2017:

Die "Wirtschaftswoche/Wiwo" published an article entitled "Unfaire Entlassungen. Der Zorn der Übriggebliebenen" citing Prof. Sutter’s research in the course.

12 December 2017:

Matthias Sutter took part in the "Caritasgespräche 2017". The Austrian TV (ORF2) reported in "Vorarlberg Heute".

December 2017:

Matthias Sutter held a keynote speech and took part in the economic discussion panel at the "11. Mediengipfel in Lech am Arlberg", (30.11–2.12.2017).
A video of the panel discussion can be found on Facebook.
Media representatives, politicians, entrepreneurs and economic experts discussed "Die neue Welt(un)ordnung - Auswege aus der Überforderung der Eliten" ["The New World (Dis)order - Taking the Strain off the Overburdened Elites"] during the 11th media summit. While this event had initially been conceived as an annual meeting of foreign correspondents working in Austria, it has now become an internationally renowned platform for European politics.

November 2017: Die ZEIT cites Prof. Sutter’s work

Matthias Sutter's research is mentioned in an article entitled "Wo der Hammer hängt", Die ZEIT, 30.11.2017, p. 25.

October 2017:

Interview on SRF Radio: "Nudging darf nie Zwang sein"

September 2017:

Deutschlandfunk: "Matthias Sutter versus Ralph Hertwig: Nudging: Darf der Staat uns erziehen?"

June 2017: Prof. Sutter was interviewed on Kalaidos Fachhochschule, Zürich

Business Psychology: "Über Geduld, Agilität und ein paar Datteln"

June 2017: Blog entry on Kalaidos Fachhochschule, Zürich

Business Psychology: "Ausdauer schlägt Talent"

February 2017: Report in The Economist

In an article entitled "Taxi drivers overcharge when passengers are on expenses", The Economist reported on Prof. Sutter’s Paper "Second-Degree Moral Hazard in a Real-World Credence Goods Market". 

February 2017: Blog Entry in the LSE Business Review

Prof. Loukas Balafoutas wrote on the LSE Blog about his joint paper with Prof. Sutter and Prof. Kerschbamer, which tested whether taxi drivers put passengers who are unfamiliar with an area at a disadvantage. 

January 2017: Interview in Trend

Prof. Sutter gave an interview on an enlightened public not appreciating prohibitions ("Ein aufgeklärtes Volk schätzt Verbote nicht") in the 4/2017 issue of the Austrian magazine Trend.
 

2016

Wednesday, 7 December: Interview with Prof. Sutter on SWR 2

SWR 2 radio interviewed Prof. Sutter on the concept of nudging. The complete programme can be found here

Wednesday, 30 November: Report in the Salzburger Nachrichten

The Salzburger Nachrichten published a report about Prof. Sutter’s study on "Market design and moral behavior", entitled "Geldstrafen führen zu moralischem Verhalten".

Thursday, 24 November: Interview in Die Zeit

Die Zeit interviewed Prof. Sutter ("Nicht immer gleich das Handtuch werfen"). 

Friday, 21 October: Report in the Pforzheimer Zeitung

The Pforzheimer Zeitung reported on Prof. Sutter’s lecture at the Studium generale ("Vom Einfluss der Geduld"). 

Tuesday, 18 October: Interview in the Pforzheimer Zeitung

Pforzheimer Zeitung published an interview with Prof. Sutter on patience ("Nicht jedes Ziel ist sofort erreichbar"). 

Thursday, 15 September: Die Zeit cites Prof. Sutter’s work

In the article "Eine Geschichte über Menschen, die es trotzdem versuchen", Die Zeit also mentions publications by Prof. Sutter. 

Saturday, 3 September: FAZ Ranking

On Saturday, 3 September 2016, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) published its FAZ-Ranking ("Deutschlands einflussreichste Ökonomen"). Prof. Sutter is placed 22nd. The best economist from Cologne is Prof. Ockenfels, in 9th place.

Monday, 4 July: Report in the TAZ

The TAZ cites Prof. Sutter’s research on penalty shoot-outs. The article can be found here

Saturday, 11 June 2016: Report in the Stuttgarter Zeitung

On 11 June 2016, there was a report in the Stuttgarter Zeitung, entitled "Dann hast du in der Not", in which Prof. Sutter’s research is mentioned. 

Sunday, 22 Mai 2016: Beat the Prof Quiz in Die Zeit

Test your knowledge about Prof. Sutter’s research on patience here

Saturday, 14 Mai 2016: Radio Feature on SWR 2

Interview with Prof. Sutter on sharing ("Der teilende Mensch"). The contribution can be listened to following this link. (The programme was repeated on 17 July 2016 on WDR 5.)

Saturday, 2 April 2016: Interview in the Kronen-Zeitung

An Interview with Matthias Sutter on saving ("Sparen ist auch Erziehungssache") was published in the Kronen-Zeitung on 2 April 2016. 

Tuesday, 15 March 2016: Interview in Die Welt

Prof. Sutter explains why the AfD was able to get so many people to go out and vote. The complete interview can be accessed here

Monday, 25 January 2016: Guest Commentary in the FAZ

The ability to be patient is an important factor when it comes to the success of our children at school and in their lives. But can patience be promoted specifically? Perhaps even in kindergarten? Read the complete article here
 

2015

Wednesday, 30 December 2015: Interview in Die Zeit
On 30 December 2015, Die Zeit published an interview with Prof. Sutter ("Reiche wollen nicht, dass andere viel ärmer sind").
The complete interview can be accessed here.  

Wednesday, 9. December 2015: Interview with Der Standard
Prof. Sutter told the Austrian paper Der Standard about different perceptions of fairness in Western culture versus other cultures. "Children from Western countries were more often inclined not to begrudge another child more than they themselves had got. That was more rare in the case of children from non-Western countries", says the economist Sutter. 
The complete interview can be read here.  

Wednesday, 4 November 2015: Report in The Washington Post
The Washington Post reported on Prof. Sutter’s paper on competition between the sexes and on women’s quotas. Prof. Sutter and his co-authors examined competitive behavior between boys and girls at Tyrolean schools and found out that implementing women’s quotas led to more girls taking part in the competition. 
The complete article can be read here

Thursday, 19 October 2015: FAZ reports on Prof. Sutter’s research results
The FAZ published an article, entitled "Mäuse, Mord und Märkte", in its issue of 19 October 2015, discussing the Mice and Markets experiment by Falk and Szech and citing Prof. Sutter’s research in the course. The discussion paper "Market Design and Moral Behavior" (Kirchler, Huber, Stefan & Sutter) researches the effects of different interventions on moral behavior.

Thursday, 3 September 2015: Handelsblatt Ranking of Research Performance
The Handelsblatt published its current ranking of research performance by researchers in and from German-speaking areas. In the category "Best Research Performance" over the last five years, six economists from Cologne were placed in the top 100. The total number of researchers was 3600. Patrick Schmitz is in fourth place, Matthias Sutter in sixth, Axel Ockenfels is 35th, Felix Bierbrauer 38th, Carlos Alós-Ferrer is 52nd, and Oliver Gürtler 94th. The complete ranking can be found here.

Sunday, 6 September 2015: FAZ Economist Ranking
A ranking of Germany’s most influential economists, published by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung on 6 September 2015, lists three economists from the University of Cologne: Prof. Axel Ockenfels in 12th place, Prof. Matthias Sutter in 22nd place, and Prof. Achim Wambach in 39th place. A link to the complete ranking can be found here.

Saturday, 11 July 2015: Interview with the Austrian Daily Die Presse
Prof. Sutter spoke to the journalist Matthias Auer of the Austrian daily Die Presse about the concept of nudging. The interview was placed online on www.diepresse.com that day [please click here] and was published in print on the following day.

Monday, 6 July 2015: Interview with WDR.de
Prof. Sutter was interviewed by Dominik Reinle on the crisis and referendum in Greece. The interview can be found on the WDR homepage [here].

Tuesday, 2 June 2015: Interview with U1
Prof. Sutter was interviewed by the Tyrolean radio station U1 on the subject of "credence goods".

Thursday, 21 May 2015: Interview with Radio Bremen
Prof. Sutter was interviewed by Radio Bremen Vier on the subject of patience. 

Monday, 27 April 2015: Article in the Tages-Anzeiger (Zurich)
Timo Stukenberg spoke to several scientists, including Prof. Sutter, about the "image of dialects" in individual countries. The interview was published on the websites SPIEGEL online and Tages-Anzeiger.

Monday, 13 April 2015: Article in the Austrian Daily Der Standard
Prof. Sutter was interviewed by Der Standard. The article, entitled "Frauen im Handel: Kassierin ja, Chefin nein?", was published in the Austrian daily in April [read more here].

Saturday, 11 April 2015: Interview on WDR 5 on Game Theory
Prof. Sutter was interviewed on WDR 5. In the programme "Profit", he spoke about game theory. The interview can be heard here (minute 15:30 - 19:28). 

Thursday, 09 April 2015: Interview with ZEIT Campus Magazine.
Silke Weber spoke to Prof. Sutter on "Insurance and Health Apps" ("Versicherungen und Gesundheits-Apps"). The interview can be found in issue no. 3 (May/June) of ZEIT Campus.

Thursday, 5 March 2015: Radio Interview with detektor.fm
Prof. Sutter gave the radio station detektor.fm an interview about women’s quotas. [Click here for interview]

Sunday, 22 February 2015: Interview for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung
Prof. Sutter gave journalist Dennis Kremer of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung an interview about everyday fairness, among other topics. The article was published in issue 8 on 22 February 2015. [Click here for interview]  

Saturday, 24 January 2015: Interview for the Weekend Magazine of Rhein Main Presse
Prof. Sutter gave an interview for Nicole Hauger’s column in the paper: "Sein oder nicht Design – HABEN-WOLLEN Nur Geduld! Wenn’s mal etwas Besonderes sein soll, muss man als Konsument warten können". The article was published in the weekend edition of Rhein Main Presse

Monday, 13 January 2015: Interview with the Hessische Niedersächsische Allgemeine
Prof. Sutter gave an interview on the impact of wealth on character. [read more]

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