Entries by Tim Bock

ReStart Reinhard Selten Equal Opportunity Talk – Pia Pinger (Universität zu Köln)

Prof. Dr. Pia Pinger (Universität zu Köln) Bekommt jede(r) was er verdient? Zu Lohnerwartungen von Frauen und Männern Am 10. Februar lädt ECONtribute gemeinsam mit der The Women in Economics Initiative (WiE) zur nächsten Veranstaltung der neuen Vortragsreihe „Reinhard Selten Equal Opportunity Talks (ReStart)“ ein. In ihrem Vortrag „Bekommt jede(r) was er verdient? Zu Lohnerwartungen […]

ReStart: Reinhard Selten Equal Opportunity Talk – Hiltrud Werner (Volkswagen AG)

Integrität: Bedeutung und Herausforderung für ein global agierendes Unternehmen ECONtribute Public Discourse in Kooperation mit dem Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik (IWP) an der Universität zu Köln und der Dr. Jürgen Meyer Stiftung 18:15 Begrüßung (Prof. Bernd Irlenbusch) 18:20 Vorstellung der Dr. Jürgen Meyer Stiftung (RA Rüdiger Winkler) 18:30 Laudationes und Preisverleihungen (RA Rüdiger Winkler, Dekan Prof. […]

ECONtribute honored with “Jenny Gusyk Preis 2019”

We are delighted and proud to be honored with the “Jenny Gusyk Award 2019” for our equal opportunity strategy! The award was presented during a ceremony at the University of Cologne to Prof. Matthias Heinz, ECONtribute’s representative of equal opportunity. The selection committee was particularly impressed by ECONtribute’s excellent strategy to hire more female researchers […]

Setting Out for a New Climate Policy

On July 12, ECONtribute spokesperson Isabel Schnabel and the German Council of Economic Experts handed their special report on climate policy to Chancellor Angela Merkel. “The current debate offers a historic opportunity to change Germany’s fragmented, expensive and inefficient climate policy” says Christoph M. Schmidt, chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts. The Council calls for […]

Isabel Schnabel elected as Vice Chair of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board

We are happy to announce that ECONtribute spokesperson Prof. Isabel Schnabel has been elected as Vice Chair of the Advisory Scientific Committee (ASC) of the European Systemic Risk Board. The ASC Board consists of 15 experts representing a wide range of skills, experience and expertise. It contributes to the public debate on macroprudential policy by […]

ECONtribute Special Lecture by Andreas Dombret

“Minus times minus equals plus doesn’t hold for bank consolidations.” On Tuesday, 28th of May 2019, Andreas Dombret, former member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank and former Vice-Chairman of the Bank of America , delivered an ECONtribute Special Lecture on “Mergers and Acquisitions in Banking”. Faculty members, graduate and undergraduate students attented […]

Denkfabrik Europa 2030

Europe 2030 –What are our young generation´s visons for the next decade? The “Denkfabrik Europa 2030” brought student together to discuss and develop their ideas and visions for Europe in 2030. The event, jointly organized by ECONtribute, Deutsche Post DHL Group and “Denkraum Soziale Marktwirtschaft, took place on 13th May 2019 in Bonn. Participants came […]

RSI Lecture by Paul Milgrom was very well received

Guest lecturer Professor Paul Milgrom, Shirley R. and Leonard W. Ely Jr. Professor of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University, gave a lively presentation with the title ‘Beyond the Vickrey Auction’ in front of an interested audience consisting of faculty, undergraduate and graduate students from Bonn and Cologne. The lecture focused on the theoretical and […]