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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


Chair
Prof. Dr. Nora Szech

Office
Sibille Hackel
Email: polit.office@econ.kit.edu

 

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

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Prof. Dr. Nora Szech

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



Welcome to the Chair of Political Economy (ECON)

NEWS

Teaching Prize

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

Jannis Engel and Nora Szech

Open Position in Behavioral Economics

We are offering a Doctoral Position (75%)/ Postdoctoral Position (100%) to become part of our team. Please send your application before February 28, 2019 to polit.office@econ.kit.edu

 
Süddeutsche Zeitung: Plan W Congress

In June 2019, the Süddeutsche Zeitung (German national newspaper) organizes the first Congress Plan W with the title "Aufbruch!" (Departure!), which brings together people from politics, industry and science.  The welcoming speech is held by Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (CDU), the new female leader of the biggest German party and a possible successor of Angela Merkel as Chancellor. Other speakers are Dorothee Bär, Nora Szech and Frank Thelen. Here you can find more information and register.

CAPITAL: Top 40 under 40

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

 
HeiKaMax-Workshop

The next HeiKaMaX Workshop on Behavioral and Experimental Economics, jointly organized by the Universities of Heidelberg, Mannheim and KIT will take place at the University of Heidelberg on April 10, 2019.

For more information or if you want to participate, please contact Petra Nieken, Philipp Reiss, Clemens Puppe or Nora Szech. And if you are interested in presenting a paper, send title and abstract to Philipp Reiss until March 11, 2019.

 

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.

OECD Integrity Week

The focus of the OECD Integrity Week in Paris was on fighting corruption worldwide. Multiple public and closed events surrounded the main event of the week, the OECD Integrity Forum. Nora Szech was one of the panelists at the Forum. The OECD provides lots of information on the topic and on the event that takes place on a yearly basis, which you can find here.

 
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 5th HeiKaMaxY Young Researchers Workshop took place in Mannheim on December 7. It is a workshop on Behavioral Economics and Experiments for young researchers (PhD students, postdocs, and JProfs), 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.