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  • Diskussionspapiere 1743 / 2018

    Active Learning Fosters Financial Behavior: Experimental Evidence

    We conduct a randomized field experiment to study the effects of two financial education interventions offered to small-scale retailers in Western Uganda. The treatments contrast “active learning” with “traditional lecturing” within standardized lesson-plans. We find that active learning has a positive and economically meaningful impact on savings and investment outcomes, in contrast to insignificant ...

    2018| Tim Kaiser, Lukas Menkhoff
  • SOEPpapers 764 / 2015

    Life Satisfaction in Germany after Reunification: Additional Insights on the Pattern of Convergence

    The authors update previous findings on the total East-West gap in overall life satisfaction and its trend by using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) for the years 1992 to 2013. Additionally, the East-West gap and its trend are separately analyzed for men and women as well as for four birth cohorts. The results indicate that reported life satisfaction is on average significantly lower ...

    2015| Inna Petrunyk, Christian Pfeifer
  • Berlin IO Day

    The 6th Berlin IO Day

    The Berlin IO Day is a one-day workshop sponsored by the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP) and supported by Berlin's leading academic institutions, including DIW Berlin, ESMT, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, and WZB which takes place twice a year, in the fall and in the spring. The aim is to create an international forum for high quality research...

    10.03.2016
  • Conference

    BCCP Conference and Policy Forum 2016

    Big data is transforming the world we live in. The instant availability of information impacts how individuals consume, how businesses thrive or fail, how society makes scientific discoveries, as well as how governments design and implement informed policies. At a pace and scale unanticipated 20 years ago, information technology is enabling consumers globally. Uncountable services make use of a...

    17.06.2016
  • Research Project

    Global Food Markets: Global Food Security - Challenge for Production and Consumption

    Scarce resources, the rising demand for agricultural products and growing land-use competition between the production of energy and food have increased the importance of strategies for food security. In the research project “Global Food Markets: Global Food Security – Challenges for Production and Consumption” both supply and demand-oriented approaches that can realize...

    Completed Project| Firms and Markets, Public Economics
  • Berlin IO Day

    The 5th Berlin IO Day

    The Berlin IO Day is a one-day workshop sponsored by the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP) and supported by Berlin's leading academic institutions, including DIW Berlin, ESMT, Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, and WZB which takes place twice a year, in the Fall and in the Spring. The aim is to create an international...

    25.09.2015
  • DIW Economic Bulletin 41 / 2017

    Financial Literacy Promotes Financial Inclusion in Both Poor and Rich Countries

    For social and economic reasons, national economies benefit from the inclusion of as many people as possible in financial services. In a cross country study, the present study shows that financial literacy for the general population promotes financial inclusion. This relationship goes beyond the effect of higher economic or financial development. And the effect of higher levels of financial literacy ...

    2017| Antonia Grohmann, Lukas Menkhoff
  • Berlin IO Day

    The 7th 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, Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, and WZB which takes place twice a year, in the Fall and in the Spring. The aim is to create an...

    07.10.2016
  • Externe Monographien

    Three Topics in Agriculture: Private Quality Standards, Marketing Channels, and Biochar ; Dissertation

    Berlin: HU Berlin, 2016, XIX, 288 S. | Isabel Teichmann
  • Video

    BCCP Conference and Policy Forum 2017: BCCP Distinguished Policy Fellow Award

    Gerd Billen, State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection, received the BCCP Distinguished Policy Fellow Award. The fellowship was awarded by  Gerhard Wagner, Professor of Law, Humboldt University Berlin.

    27.06.2017| Veranstaltungsrückblick
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