WuW Award "Future of Competition" for Johannes Kruse

WuW Award "Future of Competition" for Johannes Kruse

A jury made up of members of the Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb (Competition Law and Economics) editorial and advisory board (including Prof. Daniel Zimmer, University of Bonn, and Prof. Andreas Heinemann, University of Zurich) has presented Johannes Kruse with the WuW Award "Future of Competition". The award recognizes antitrust scholars under the age of 35 who have made an outstanding contribution to antitrust law or competition economics...

Podcast with Pascal Langenbach: Can machines make fair decisions?

Podcast with Pascal Langenbach: Can machines make fair decisions?

An artificial intelligence that checks university admissions, distributes refugees among municipalities or gives the go-ahead for police operations? Pascal Langenbach is researching how fair we think it is when machines make important decisions. (Podcast is in German)

Wirtschaftswoche publishes Ranking of Economists 2023 (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)

Wirtschaftswoche publishes Ranking of Economists 2023 (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)

In the latest ranking of economists in Wirtschaftswoche, researchers from our MPI perform excellently. In the ranking of the strongest researchers under the age of 40, Christopher Roth is in 1st place. In the ranking of the economists currently conducting the most research (2019-2023), Christoph Roth is in 7th place, Matthias Sutter in 27th place and Axel Ockenfels in 92nd place. ...

Add-on Fellowships for Interdisciplinary Economics for Sebastian Tonke and Sebastian Riedmiller

Add-on Fellowships for Interdisciplinary Economics for Sebastian Tonke and Sebastian Riedmiller

Sebastian Tonke and Sebastian Riedmiller have been awarded Add-on Fellowships for Interdisciplinary Economics by the Joachim Herz Stiftung.
The Joachim Herz Stiftung supports young scientists whose economic research questions are interdisciplinary and highly relevant to society, and who thus contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Axel Ockenfels (Foto by Fabian Stürtz)

The institute welcomes its new director Axel Ockenfels

As of 1 August, Axel Ockenfels, professor at the University of Cologne, is a new director at the MPI. He will establish a new department called "Economic Design & Behavior". Its aim will be to design market, incentive, and decision architectures, based on modern behavioral research. Prof. Ockenfels will continue to teach and conduct research at the University of Cologne...

Upcoming Research Seminars

Michael A. Livermore (University of Virginia Law School)

Judicial Hierarchy and Discursive Influence
Apr 15, 2024 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
MPI, Room: Basement

Masha Medvedeva (Leiden University)

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Apr 29, 2024 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
Zoom meeting, Room: Basement

Claudio Ferraz (University of British Columbia)

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May 28, 2024 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
MPI, Room: Ground Floor

Recent Articles

Baumann, F., Friehe, T., & Langenbach, P.
The Journal of Legal Studies, 2024, 53(1), 209-236

Ockenfels, A.; Sliwka, D.; Werner, P.
Multi-rater performance evaluations and incentives
Journal of Labor Economics, forthcoming

Engel, C.; Bar-Gill, O.
Bounded cognition and the taking of personal property: An experiment
American Law and Economics Review, forthcoming


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Discussion Papers

Christoph Engel
Gewichtsformel – wörtlich genommen. Ein empirischer Test mit der Hilfe eines Sprachmodells

Laura Breitkopf; Shyamal Chowdhury; Shambhavi Priyam; Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch; Matthias Sutter
Do economic preferences of children predict behavior?

Martin F. Hellwig
Dynamic efficiency and inefficiency in a class of overlapping-generations economies with multiple assets


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