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Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 4 / 2020

GDPR vs. Big Data & AI in FinTechs

Dieser Artikel befasst sich mit der Vereinbarkeit der Nutzung von Big Data und Künstlicher Intelligenz (KI) durch FinTechs mit den europäischen Datenschutzgrundsätzen. FinTechs ersetzen zunehmend traditionelle Kreditinstitute und gewinnen bei der Bereitstellung von Finanzdienstleistungen an Bedeutung, insbesondere durch die Nutzung von KI und Big Data. Die Fähigkeit, eine große Menge unterschiedlicher ...

2020| Nermin Varmaz
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 4 / 2020

You Are What You Pay: Personal Profiling with Alternative Payment Data and the Data Protection Law

Nicht erst seit der Corona Pandemie gibt es weltweit den Trend zum bargeldlosen Zahlungsverkehr. Zudem beflügelt die Vorstellung eines zielgenauen Behavioral (Big Data) Scoring die Fantasien von Investoren in der Datentechnologiebranche. Es scheint ökonomisch verführerisch, beide Trends zusammenführen, wenn man alle Daten aus dem Zahlungsverkehr für ein persönliches Profil auswerten würde. Dieses Geschäftsmodell ...

2020| Pauline Affeldt, Ulrich Krüger
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

The Value of Data: Evidence from Web Tracking

This is an online seminar using Cisco Webex. You will receive the login data with the invitation to the talk. Abstract:   The tracking of online user behavior is considered essential for the construction of consumer profiles, which help platforms monetize their services. Prominent examples are advertising in online search or social media, but also online retailing in which matching...

20.11.2020| Hannes Ullrich, DIW Berlin and University of Copenhagen
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Relaunch: The new website for the SOEP RDC

Rescheduled from October 14th, 2020. (in German)

04.11.2020| Uta Rahmann, Selin Kara
Conference

BCCP Virtual Mini-Conference 2020

The tremendous growth of digital transactions has profoundly affected the way we interact, opening vast opportunities to improve our lives. Consumers have benefited from an unprecedented proliferation of new services and products that previously were simply too costly to be developed and marketed to customers. These digital interactions create vast amounts of data. While firms are already using...

26.06.2020| Daniel Björkegren, Joanna Bryson, Anna Christmann, Cass Sunstein, Hannes Ullrich
Research Project

Measurement of the Digitalisation of the German Economy

The purpose of the project is to measure the digitalisation of the German economy and to track its development over time. The results will serve as an evidence-based framework for decision makers in policy and business. The project comprises several topics. DIW Berlin focuses on the analysis of the productivity effects of digitization.

Current Project| Firms and Markets
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 4 / 2020

The Cross-Section of Cryptocurrency Risk and Return

Wir untersuchen den Querschnitt von über 1200 Kryptowährungen, gesammelt von 350 Handelsplätzen, in der Zeitspanne von Januar 2014 bis Juni 2020. Im speziellen untersuchen wir, ob weit verbreitete Charakteristika, wie Beta (Fama/MacBeth (1973)), Size (Banz (1981)) oder Momentum ( Jegadeesh/Titman (1993)) – die bereits intensiv in der Aktienliteratur untersucht werden – den Querschnitt der Kryptowährungsrenditen ...

2020| Steffen Günther, Christian Fieberg, Thorsten Poddig
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Using a Mobile App When Surveying Highly Mobile Populations: Panel Attrition, Consent, and Interviewer Effects in a Survey of Refugees

Panel attrition poses major threats to the survey quality of panel studies. Many features have been introduced to keep panel attrition as low as possible. Based on a random sample of refugees, a highly mobile population, we investigate whether using a mobile phone application improves address quality and response behavior. Various features, including geo-tracking, collecting email addresses and adress ...

In: Social Science Computer Review (2021), im Ersch. [online first: 2021-01-28] | Jannes Jacobsen, Simon Kühne
Weitere Aufsätze

The Impact of Transmission Development on a 100% Renewable Electricity Supply: A Spatial Case Study on the German Power System

In this paper, we analyze the interdependence between the structure of transmission infrastructure and the electricity mix, applied to the case of Germany today and into the future. In particular, we are interested in how an energy system based on a high share of distributed renewable sources operates under different transmission regimes, for example, copper plate or more constrained network topologies. ...

In: Mohammad Reza Hesamzadeh, Juan Rosellón, Ingo Vogelsang (Eds.) , Transmission Network Investment in Liberalized Power Markets
Dordrecht [u.a.] : Springer
S. 453-474
Lecture Notes in Energy ; 79
| Jens Weibezahn, Mario Kendziorski, Hendrik Kramer, Christian von Hirschhausen
Video

Investing in Europe’s green and digital future

The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) – the financial pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe – has been one of the good news stories to emerge in a decade of economic uncertainty. Launched by the Juncker Commission and the EIB Group in 2014, it has gone well beyond its target of €500 billion in mobilised investments. In the meantime, the Covid-19 pandemic has led to the biggest...

19.11.2020| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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