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Chair of Political Economy

Visitors and delivery address:

Fritz-Erler-Str. 1 - 3
Building 01.85, R 417 - 421
D-76133 Karlsruhe


Postal address:

Kaiserstr. 12
D-76131 Karlsruhe

Prof. Dr. Nora Szech

Sibille Hackel
Email: polit@econ.kit.edu


Building 01.85, Room 419
Tue, Wed, Thur
from 10:00 to 12:00
Tel.: +49  721 608 - 43809


Prof. Dr. Nora Szech

Chair of Political Economy
Group: Institute of Economics (ECON)
Phone: +49 721 608-43809
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Welcome to the Chair of Political Economy (ECON)



The next HeiKaMaX Workshop on Behavioral and Experimental Economics, jointly organized by the universities of Heidelberg, Mannheim, and KIT, will take place on November 29 in Mannheim.

For more information or if you want to participate, please contact Petra Nieken, Philipp Reiss, Clemens Puppe or Nora Szech.


Yes. No. Maybe? (n-tv)

In her podcast on n-tv, Verena Utikal talks with Nora Szech about markets, responsibility and homo moralis.

Homo moralis goes Badisches Staatstheater

On September 18, Sonja Walter, the managing dramaturg at the Badischen Staatstheater in Karlsruhe, interviewed Nora Szech. The focus was on diversity, on equal opportunities and on the homo moralis.

Top Talents in Finance

With these photos, the magazine Capital presents the the junior elite of finance,  featuring representatives of industry and science. One of them is Nora Szech.

Three Questions with Nora Szech

The HCEO network at the University of Chicago connects cross-disciplinary experts to advance innovative thinking and approaches to fight inequality. In its format "3 Questions," it presents network member Nora Szech To the Interview.

Teaching Prize

Thank you so much, dear students! We are very happy about the teaching prize!

Jannis Engel and Nora Szech

CAPITAL: Top 40 under 40

Magazine Capital ranks Nora Szech among the "Young Elite" in the category "Society and Science". More information.

Süddeutsche Zeitung: Plan W Congress

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Frank Thelen, Urmi RichardsonNora Szech and Sahra Wagenknecht were just a few of the speakers at the Congress of Süddeutsche Zeitung in Berlin in 2019. The following pictures summarize the topics of the congress and also refer directly to our research. 

Süddeutsche Zeitung: Gut to Head

In this podcast of the Süddeutsche Zeitung Gerd Gigerenzer, Malcolm Gladwell, Julia Rothhaas, and Nora Szech talk about the relationship of economy and gut feeling. Susanne Klingner is doing the interviews.

Deutschlandfunk (Radio Interview)

Marietta Schwarz talks with Nora Szech about current topics from behavioral economics, about morals in economic institutions, and the roots of game theory. There is also some music, ranging from The Cure to Oasis to Anohni to Taylor Swift. To the podcast.

Morals in Juries and Committees

Max Hägler from Süddeutsche Zeitung interviews Nora Szech on the diffusion of responsibility in economic institutions. To the video.

KIT Experts

Nora Szech is a KIT expert with a focus on markets and market design and on how institutions shape our moral values.

HeiKaMaxY Young Researchers

The HeiKaMaxY Young Researchers Workshop is a workshop on Behavioral Economics and Experiments for young researchers, jointly organized with the universities of Heidelberg and Mannheim.

For more information, please contact Julia Schreier or David Huber.

Brown Bag Seminar

On Wednesdays at 11:30 am. our Brown Bag Seminar takes place. Everybody is very welcome.

Research Seminar

On Thursdays at 11:45 am, our research Seminar Workshop on Economics and Finance takes place. Everybody is welcome to join in!
If you want to get in touch with the speaker, feel free to take part in the lunch afterwards.