By Pio Baake, Jana Friedrichsen, and Helene Naegele
Fairtrade certification is intended to improve both the income and living conditions of producers, thereby creating more fairness in international trade. However, theoretical considerations and ...
The principle of net neutrality was adopted by the European Union as a regulation promoting equality among all data packets in the Internet. Considering net neutrality from a purely economic viewpoint, however, the general possibility to prioritize .
The amount of redistribution people favor depends on socioeconomic factors and their views on fairness. This study, based on a representative survey conducted in Sweden, confirms earlier results: Higher incomes are correlated with wanting less ...The
Since June 15, 2017, mobile network operators in the European Economic Area may not impose surcharges for making telephone calls, sending text messages, or using data services in other EEA countries. The regulation was designed to create a digital ..
Helene Naegele, who works at the Competition and Consumers department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Technische Universität Berlin.
The dissertation with the title "Firm Strategies and Consumer Behavior under Market ...
Although many political authorities endorse the basic goal of parity between men and women across the board, reality does not yet reflect this in Germany. In the German Bundestag, for example, at present 37.1 percent of representatives are women. ...
Christian Zankiewicz, who previously worked at the department of Competition and Consumers, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.The dissertation with the title "Essays in Behavioral Economics and ...C
On 5 July 2017, Isabel Teichmann (Department of Energy, Transportation, Environment; until 30 June 2017: Department of Competition and Consumers) was awarded the Albrecht-Daniel-Thaer-Förderpreis for her doctoral thesis “Three Topics in ..
Kathleen Ngangoue, who works at the Competition and Consumers department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Humboldt University Berlin.
The dissertation with the title "Decision-Making in Markets" was supervised by Prof. Georg .
Women are less willing than men to compete against others. This gender gap can partially explain the differences between women’s and men’s education and career choices, and the labor market disparities that result. The experiments ...Wome
31.05.2017| Johanna Mollerstrom, Katharina Wrohlich
Ms. Mollerstrom, isn’t the idea that women are less competitive than men a cliché?
It is a cliché—but one that, on average, holds true. Of course, there are a lot of women who are very competitive and a lot of men who are .
Andreas Harasser, who worked at the department of Competition and Consumers until June 2015, has successfully defended his dissertation at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.The dissertation with the title „Essays on Information Asymmetry and
On November 1, Johanna Möllerström took over as the new Head of the Department of Competition and Consumers. Möllerström is also a Professor of Microeconomics at Humboldt-Universität Berlin. Previously, she worked at the ...O
The past few decades have seen a considerable increase in caesarean section rates, which have now reached unprecedented levels. Concerns have been raised about the possibility of medically unnecessary procedures having negative consequences for ...Th
26.10.2016| Sofia Amaral-Garcia, Jana Friedrichsen
Lilo Wagner has sucessfully defended her doctoral thesis at the Technical University of Berlin in December 2014. The thesis entitled Three Essays on Communication in Signalling Games was supervised by Prof. Dr. Pio Baake, DIW Berlin and TU Berlin, ..
by Christian Zankiewicz in: DIW Economic Bulletin 6/2014People are investing their life savings in financial products, for instance, to provide for their retirement, and in doing so they are making their future financial situation almost entirely
Nicola Jentzsch, Senior Researcher at the Department Competition and Consumers, has been reappointed by the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) as expert on the economics of cyber security and privacy. ENISA is an ...Ni
People are investing their life savings in financial products, for instance, to provide for their retirement, and in doing so they are making their future financial situation almost entirely dependent on the success of these investments. The ...Peopl
by Georg Erber in: DIW Economic Bulletin 2/2014. During the last few years, the People's Republic of China has become an increasingly important trading partner for Germany. Particularly in the wake of the global economic and financial crisis that ...
Following a series of food scandals, consumer confidence in the industry has been shaken. However, criticism has not only been directed at the industry itself, but also at the providers of quality seals who were so quick to certify the products. .
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