The Max Planck Society establishes the new International Max Planck Graduate School on Behaviorally Smart Institutions (or in short BeSmart). The school will be hosted by the MPI. It partners with the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences at Cologne University and the Legal Department of Bonn University nationally, and with the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego, the Norwegian School of Economics, the Center of Law and Economics at ETH Zurich, and the Law School at Hebrew University Jerusalem. ...

BeSmart

The Max Planck Society establishes the new International Max Planck Graduate School on Behaviorally Smart Institutions (or in short BeSmart). The school will be hosted by the MPI. It partners with the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences at Cologne University and the Legal Department of Bonn University nationally, and with the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego, the Norwegian School of Economics, the Center of Law and Economics at ETH Zurich, and the Law School at Hebrew University Jerusalem. ...
On 27 December 2018, the FAZ (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) published an article on the financial literacy of adolescents. The article with the title "Why life costs more than expected" cites a research project of Prof. Matthias Sutter, Dr. Michael Weyland, Manuel Froitzheim, and Anna Untertrifaller. In this research project, Prof. Sutter and his team study the effect a school intervention fostering financial literacy has on economic decision-making of adolescents. The full article is available here.

FAZ article: "Why life costs more than expected"

On 27 December 2018, the FAZ (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) published an article on the financial literacy of adolescents. The article with the title "Why life costs more than expected" cites a research project of Prof. Matthias Sutter, Dr. Michael Weyland, Manuel Froitzheim, and Anna Untertrifaller. In this research project, Prof. Sutter and his team study the effect a school intervention fostering financial literacy has on economic decision-making of adolescents. The full article is available here.
Now the video recordings of the Max Planck Forum can be found on Youtube.

Max Planck Forum Bonn

Now the video recordings of the Max Planck Forum can be found on Youtube.
Harvard Business Manager is featuring an interview with Zwetelina Iliewa in its 2/2019 edition: "Deceptive charts. The study: Zwetelina Iliewa, a behavioral economist based in Bonn, has studied whether different ways of depicting the progression of shares manipulate investor behavior ... The thesis: Even stock-market experts overestimate the development of share prices."

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. The study: Zwetelina Iliewa, a behavioral economist based in Bonn, has studied whether different ways of depicting the progression of shares manipulate investor behavior ... The thesis: Even stock-market experts overestimate the development of share prices."
Large-scale study identifies hundreds of genes associated with risk tolerance and risky behaviors
New findings point to some biological mechanisms that influence overall risk-taking
TORONTO, ON (Canada) – An international group of scientists has identified 124 genetic variants associated with a person’s willingness to take risks, as reported in a study published today in Nature Genetics.
 
 

Matthias Sutter is co-author of large-scale study published in Nature Genetics

Large-scale study identifies hundreds of genes associated with risk tolerance and risky behaviors New findings point to some biological mechanisms that influence overall risk-taking TORONTO, ON (Canada) – An international group of scientists has identified 124 genetic variants associated with a person’s willingness to take risks, as reported in a study published today in Nature Genetics.    

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Recent Articles

Fehr, Dietmar; Sutter, Matthias
Games and Economic Behavior, forthcoming.

Sutter, Matthias; Zoller, Claudia; Glätzle-Rützler, Daniela
European Economic Review, vol. 111, pp. 98-121, forthcoming 2019.

Boosey, Luke; Brookins, Phil; Ryvkin, Dmitry
Games and Economic Behavior, online available 2018.

Recent Discussion Papers

Engel, Christoph; Mittone, Luigi; Morreale, Azzurra
Tax Morale and Fairness in Conflict - An Experiment
Engel, Christoph
Estimating Heterogeneous Reactions to Experimental Treatments
The differential effect of narratives
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