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SOEPpapers 1026 / 2019

Willingness to Take Risk: The Role of Risk Conception and Optimism

We show that the disposition to focus on favorable or unfavorable outcomes of risky situations affects willingness to take risk as measured by the general risk question. We demonstrate that this disposition, which we call risk conception, is strongly

2019| Thomas Dohmen, Simone Quercia, Jana Willrodt
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Consumers' Costly Responses to Product-Harm Crises

BAMS is a joint seminar by the DIW Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the HU Berlin and the WZB.

19.03.2018| Helena Perrone (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Berlin IO Day

The 11th Berlin IO Day

The Berlin IO Day is a one-day workshop sponsored by the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP) and supported by the Berlin's leading academic institutions, including DIW Berlin, ESMT Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Technische ...

15.03.2019
DIW Roundup 130 / 2019

Do Default Assignments Increase Savings of the Poor? Empirical Evidence

Although households in developing and emerging countries are relatively poor, there is potential to save. For example, one study estimates that up to 8.1% of a poor household’s budget in such countries is spent on so-called temptation goods, like ...

2019| Eva Haaser, Melanie Koch
Berlin IO Day

The 12th Berlin IO Day

The Berlin IO Day is a one-day workshop sponsored by the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP) and supported by the Berlin's leading academic institutions, including DIW Berlin, ESMT Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Technische ...

20.09.2019
Workshop

Eating Meat 2019 - Determinants, consequences and interventions

The goal of this workshop is to bring together scholars from the social sciences working on the various aspects of human consumption of animal products. We want to engage in a discussion about what we know and do not know about the consumption of ...

08.10.2019
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Consumer Rating Dynamics

(joint with André Stenzel and Peter Schmidt) We consider dynamic price-setting in the presence of rating systems and asymmetric information about product quality. We provide a framework in which the price charged determines the ...

28.06.2019
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

How Effective Is Black-box Digital Consumer Profiling and Audience Delivery?: Evidence from Field Studies

BAMS is a joint seminar by the DIW Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the HU Berlin and the WZB.

04.02.2019| Catherine E. Tucker (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Who Cares about Social Image?

This paper experimentally investigates how concerns for social approval relate to intrinsic motivations to purchase ethically. Participants state their willingness-to-pay for both a fair trade and a conventional chocolate bar in private or publicly.

In: European Economic Review 110 (2018), S. 61-77 | Jana Friedrichsen, Dirk Engelmann
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