In 2016 the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra launched a cooperation with the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science e.V. featuring the interdisciplinary series of events entitled 'Music and Science'.

Matthias Sutter held a lecture at the "Music and Science" event with musicians of the Philarmonic State Orchestra  Hamburg

In 2016 the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra launched a cooperation with the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science e.V. featuring the interdisciplinary series of events entitled 'Music and Science'.
Zwetelina Iliewa and her colleagues examine the stock market expectations of financial professionals. The result: Experts' expectations about future stock market returns are driven by their personal experiences instead of objective financial information.

"Interview of the week" in EURO fondsxpress with Zwetelina Iliewa: "Verzerrte Wahrnehmung"

Zwetelina Iliewa and her colleagues examine the stock market expectations of financial professionals. The result: Experts' expectations about future stock market returns are driven by their personal experiences instead of objective financial information.
People are more honest when talking about topics involving high-status knowledge. A new study in behavioral economics shows that this is true even if they have a financial incentive to lie. As expertise about increasingly complex technologies becomes more difficult to verify, questions of trust are getting more and more important.

Social status beats money

People are more honest when talking about topics involving high-status knowledge. A new study in behavioral economics shows that this is true even if they have a financial incentive to lie. As expertise about increasingly complex technologies becomes more difficult to verify, questions of trust are getting more and more important.
We congratulate ECONtribute for being honored with the “Jenny Gusyk Award 2019” for their equal opportunity strategy! The award was presented during a ceremony at the University of Cologne to Prof. Matthias Heinz, ECONtribute’s representative of equal opportunity. The selection committee was particularly impressed by ECONtribute’s excellent strategy to hire more female researchers and by the outstanding visitor programs. Matthias Heinz is a member of Matthias Sutter's research group.

Jenny Gusyk Award for ECONtribute's equal opportunity strategy

We congratulate ECONtribute for being honored with the “Jenny Gusyk Award 2019” for their equal opportunity strategy! The award was presented during a ceremony at the University of Cologne to Prof. Matthias Heinz, ECONtribute’s representative of equal opportunity. The selection committee was particularly impressed by ECONtribute’s excellent strategy to hire more female researchers and by the outstanding visitor programs. Matthias Heinz is a member of Matthias Sutter's research group.
Former senior research fellow and now Professor of Economics Isabel Schnabel became a member of the European Central Bank's executive board. The Institute proudly congratulates!

Isabel Schnabel became a member of the
European Central Bank’s executive board

Former senior research fellow and now Professor of Economics Isabel Schnabel became a member of the European Central Bank's executive board. The Institute proudly congratulates!

Upcoming Events

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Responsible A.I. Credit Scoring
Jan 20, 2020 16:00
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Cooperation, Bribery, and the Rule of Law
Jan 22, 2020 17:00
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Aufgaben und Herausforderungen einer Theorie des Umweltrechts
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Recent Articles

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 2019, 85, article no. 103842

Goerg, Sebastian; Kube, Sebastian; Radbruch, Jonas
Management Science, 2019, 65(9), pp. 4063-4078.

Boosey, Luke; Brookins, Philip; Ryvkin, Dmitry
Information disclosure in contests with endogenous entry: An experiment
Management Science, forthcoming.

Recent Discussion Papers

Engel, Christoph; Keren Weinshall
Manna from Heaven for Judges – Judges’ Reaction to a Quasi-Random Reduction in Caseload

Hellwig, Martin
Incomplete-Information Games in Large Populations with Anonymity

Hellwig, Martin
Banks, Politics and European Monetary Union

How Do Lawyers Decide Cases?

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