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ECONtribute keeps on growing: Prof. Anna Bindler joins Cluster of Excellence

On May 25, 2020, Anna Bindler started as Associate Professor at the Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute: Markets & Public Policy, being part of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Cologne. Bindler was previously employed as Assistant Professor in Economics at the University of Gothenburg. Prior, she completed her PhD in […]

ECONtribute Studie – Coronavirus: Geringverdiener sind doppelte Verlierer der Coronakrise

Geringverdiener sind doppelte Verlierer der Coronakrise Ökonomen der Universität Bonn und des IZA werten Daten von rund 5.500 Personen aus Homeoffice und gleichbleibendes Gehalt auch in der Coronakrise? Nicht für alle Arbeitnehmer ist dies in Krisenzeiten möglich. Ökonomen des Exzellenzclusters ECONtribute in Kooperation mit dem Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA) befragten vom 20. bis […]

ECONtribute Studie – Coronavirus: Warum die Sterblichkeit so verschieden ist

Coronavirus: Warum die Sterblichkeit so verschieden ist Neue Studie des Exzellenzclusters ECONtribute führt hohe Letalität auf Kontakte zwischen den Generationen zurück Die Großeltern wohnen mit im Haus und für die Kinderbetreuung ist gesorgt: Was lange als ideales Modell für viele Familien galt, ist in der Coronakrise gefährlich: Die beiden Ökonomen Prof. Dr. Moritz Kuhn und […]

ECONtribute Scientific and Policy Advisory Board

ECONtribute Scientific and Policy Advisory Board Our Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute: Markets & Public Policy is pleased to announce the members of its Advisory Board. The ECONtribute Scientific and Policy Advisory Board (ESPAB) serves as an external advisor to the ECONtribute Steering Committee. The Board consists of five internationally-renowned and high-level researchers and policy makers, […]

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Cluster of Excellence meets Ministry of Finance: Release of new ECONtribute Study

Wealth Distribution in Germany: Release of new ECONtribute Study at Federal Ministry of Finance On March 12 the Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute: Markets & Public Policy will release its first major policy study on “The distribution of wealth in Germany, 1895 to 2018”. ECONtribute professor Moritz Schularick will exclusively handover the study to Olaf Scholz, […]

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 […]

Dealing with Structural Change

Wiesbaden, 6 November 2019 The German Council of Economic Experts has presented its annual report entitled “Dealing with Structural Change” to the German Federal Government today. “In order to seize the opportunities presented by structural change, Germany does not need to reinvent its economic and industrial policy, but it should develop them further”, said Christoph […]

ECONtribute Special Talk – Glen Weyl (Microsoft Research)

“RadicalxChange: Next Generation Political Economy” Glen Weyl (Microsoft Office of the Chief Technology Officer Political Economist and Social Technologist (OCTOPEST); Founder and Chair, RadicalxChange Foundation) Date: November 13, 2019 Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm Location: University of Bonn, Juridicum, Lecture Hall G Poster ECONtribute Special Talk More information