Information nudges are designed to guide behavior in a particular direction without coercion. One example is the Nutri-Score, which suggests healthy eating. The team of authors around Nora Szech investigates how information nudges and self control work together. The research paper is accepted to be published in the top journal Management Science.To the study
Marta Serra-Garcia and Nora Szech document that financial incentives can increase Corona vaccination and testing. An easy access helps, too. With these measures also educationally disadvantaged people are reached who are more likely affected by Corona.
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Melanie Brinkmann, Clemens Fuest, Michael Meyer-Hermann and Nora Szech, among others, are part of the Helmholtz expert board on Corona. Please find interdisciplinary answers on various questions related to Corona here. Answers will be updated regularly.Learn more!
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In a representative study, Marta Serra Garcia and Nora Szech find that 4 in 5 people demand a test if it is for free. Yet demand drops sharply in price. The topic is also pressing for willingess to test among travelers.To the study
In the following articles, Nora Szech discusses the roles of norms and habits in times of Corona, such as wearing masks.To the article (SZ)
Nora Szech talks with Nobelist Paul Romer about the crisis, second waves, and how to get through them.
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Talks by Aislinn Bohren, Scott Kominers, Benny Moldovanu... Jointly with colleagues from the universities of Bonn, Cologne, Sorbonne-Assas and ZEW, Nora Szech organizes the Virtual Market-Desgin Seminar. If you want to participate, please register here.Registration
We need an early warning system such that we can live safely and the economies can open up again. The initiative was founded by Dan Ariely, Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart, Ulrike Malmendier, Nora Szech and others.More about the initiative
Make profit or kill a mouse, or better do without the money and save the mouse? Individually, the majority decides in favor of the mouse’s life. But it is completely different in group decisions, where moral responsibility is shared and diffused. Nora Szech’s behavioral study is published in the top journal Review of Economic Studies.More about the study
In their study published in PLOS ONE, Jannis Engel and Nora Szech explore cheap excuses when shopping for fast fashion.To the study
No matter if we talk about ethical consumption or the boards of companies: Responsibility is easily diluted. In the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Nora Szech reports about her latest research findings.To the article
This workshop is a joint endeavor by the KIT, the Université Sorbonne-Assas (Paris II) and the ZEW. It brings together researchers on market design both from theory and from the experimental-empirical side as well as decision-makers from the industries. One of the organizers is Nora Szech. The last event was in October 2019 with Uri Gneezy (UCSD) as keynote speaker.
The next workshop is planned in June 2022. Keynote speaker is Dirk Bergemannn (Yale University).Learn more
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.To the interview
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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.To the podcast
Periodically, the HeiKaMaX Workshop on Behavioral and Experimental Economics takes place, jointly organized with the universities of Heidelberg and Mannheim. If you want to participate and do not yet receive an invitation, please contact Petra Nieken, Philipp Reiss, Clemens Puppe or Nora Szech.
The HeiKaMaxY Young Researchers Workshop is a periodic workshop on Behavioral Economics and Experiments for young researchers, jointly organized with the universities of Heidelberg and Mannheim. Julia Schreier or David Huber will be pleased to give you more information.Learn more!
On Wednesdays at 11:30 am our Brown Bag Seminar takes place. Everybody is very welcome to participate!Learn more!
On Thursdays at 11:45 am our research Seminar Workshop on Economics and Finance takes place. Everybody is welcome to join in!Learn more!