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13th eeecon workshop with Uwe Sunde

Our 13th eeecon workshop took place on September 28. Our special guest and keynote lecturer was Uwe Sunde from the LMU Munich who talked about "The Nature and Predictive Power of Preferences: Global Evidence". More detailed information can be found on the program.



Publication in Nature Climate Change

We are proud to announce that a joint project of eeecon members Nikolaus Umlauf and Achim Zeileis together with a team of international researchers resulted in another high-profile publication on "Remotely sensed resilience of tropical forests" in Nature Climate Change




4th eeecon lecture with Hans-Werner Sinn

The 4th eeecon lecture with our guest Hans-Werner Sinn (LMU Munich / ifo institute) took place on May 24th 2016. About 250 people listened to his talk about "Der Euro. Von der Friedensidee zum Zankapfel".

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eeecon @ Lange Nacht der Forschung


Thank you for visiting us at the Lange Nacht der Forschung last Friday! We prepared some experimental tasks on and off the computer where you could learn about your preferences and attitudes.


Replication study published in Science

A major replication study on laboratory experiments in economics that involved the 4 eeecon members Jürgen Huber, Michael Kirchler, Felix Holzmeister, and Michael Razen is now published in Science. Congratulations! 




Publication in Science Advances

We are proud to announce that the joint publication of eeecon member Esther Blanco together with Xavier Basurto (Duke University and guest researcher at the University of Innsbruck), Mateja Nenadovic (Duke University) and Björn Vollan (University of Marburg and former eeecon member) on "Integrating Simultaneous Pro-social and Anti-social Behavior into Theories of Collective Action" is now published in Science Advances and subject of various international press articles. 




Recent Publications

  • L. Balafoutas, N. Nikiforakis, B. Rockenbach. "Altruistic punishment does not increase with the severity of norm violations in the field", Nature Communications (forthcoming).
  • G. Tinghög, D. Andersson, C. Bonn, M. Johannesson, M. Kirchler, L. Koppel, D. Västfjäll. "Intuition and moral decision-taking - the effect of time pressure and cognitive load on moral judgment and altruistic behavior", Plos One (forthcoming).
  • J. Verbesselt, N. Umlauf, M. Hirota, M. Holgrem, E. H. Van Nes, M. Herold, A. Zeileis, M. Scheffer. "Remotely Sensed Resilience of Tropical Forests", Nature Climate Change. Link
  • J. Cox, R. Kerschbamer, D. Neururer. "What is Trustworthiness and What Drives it?", Games and Economic Behavior. Link

Recent Working Papers

  • A. Razen and S. Lang. "Random Scaling Factors in Bayesian Distributional Regression Models with an Application to Real Estate Data", 2016-30. [Online version]
  • G. Dutcher, D. Glätzle-Rützler and D. Ryvkin. "Don't hate the player, hate the game: Uncovering the foundations of cheating in contests", 2016-29. [Online version]
  • M. Gebetsberger, J. W. Messner, G. J. Mayr and A. Zeileis. "Tricks for improving non-homogeneous regression for probabilistic precipitation forecasts: Perfect predictions, heavy tails, and link functions", 2016-28. [Online version]
  • M. Razen and M. Stefan. "Greed: Taking a Deadly Sin to the Lab", 2016-27. [Online version]

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