Wiley publishes the Chinese edition of Matthias Sutter's latest book: Behavioral Economics for Leaders: Research-Based Insights on the Weird, Irrational, and Wonderful Ways Humans Navigate the Workplace

Wiley publishes the Chinese edition of Matthias Sutter's latest book: Behavioral Economics for Leaders: Research-Based Insights on the Weird, Irrational, and Wonderful Ways Humans Navigate the Workplace

This book presents current insights from the field of behavioral economics to understand better the "human factor" in professional life and to enable successful cooperation.

"It is only through international cooperation that we can make progress"

"It is only through international cooperation that we can make progress"

Addressing the challenges of climate change requires diverse knowledge. Researchers at the Max Planck Society are developing legal and economic solutions: Anne Peters focuses on human rights as an international law expert. Economist Axel Ockenfels explores international climate cooperation as a game theorist and behavioral researcher. The interview reveals how the solutions proposed by economists and lawyers differ.

Johannes Haushofer and Co-authors Win the 2024 Frisch Medal

Johannes Haushofer and Co-authors Win the 2024 Frisch Medal

The Econometric Society announced that it has awarded the 2024 Frisch Medal to Dennis Egger, Johannes Haushofer, Edward Miguel, Paul Niehaus and Michael Walker for their paper, “General equilibrium effects of cash transfers: experimental evidence from Kenya” which was published in Econometrica in November 2022.

Christoph Engel Formally Inaugurated as a Member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

Christoph Engel Formally Inaugurated as a Member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

Following his appointment in June 2019, Christoph Engel has now been formally inaugurated as a member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.

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...

Upcoming Research Seminars

Uwe Sunde (LMU Munich)

Have Preferences Become More Similar Worldwide? (with Rainer Kotschy)
Jul 3, 2024 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
MPI, Room: Ground Floor

George Loewenstein (Carnegie Mellon University)

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Oct 1, 2024 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
MPI, Room: Ground Floor

Marie-Claire Villeval (CNRS GATE Lyon)

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Oct 2, 2024 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
MPI, Room: Ground Floor

External Talks of MPI Members

Axel Ockenfels

Gesetze und Gerichte oder ökonomisches Design? Wie Kooperation beim Klimawandel, bei der Organspende, in der Pandemie und in der Sharing Economy entsteht – und wie nicht
Jul 3, 2024 06:30 PM (Local Time Germany)
Plenarsaal des OLG Köln, Reichenspergerplatz

Recent Articles

Dertwinkel-Kalt, M., & Frey, J.
International Economic Review, 2024, 65(2), 885-913

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


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Discussion Papers

Arian Henning; Pascal Langenbach
Bridging the human-automation fairness gap: How providing reasons enhances the perceived fairness of public decision-making

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?


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