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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

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.

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.

 
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: 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 HeiKaMaxY Young Researchers Workshop 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.

 
HeiKaMax-Workshop

The HeiKaMaX Workshop on Behavioral and Experimental Economics, jointly organized by the Universities of Heidelberg, Mannheim and KIT, takes place twice a year. Here you can find the program of the workshop in the first half of 2019.

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

 

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.