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  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    Corruption and Cheating: Evidence from Rural Thailand

    This study tests the prediction that perceived corruption reduces ethical behavior. Integrating a standard “cheating” experiment into a broad household survey in rural Thailand, we find tentative support for this prediction: respondents who perceive corruption in state affairs are more likely to cheat and, thus, to fortify the negative consequences of corruption. Interestingly, there is a small group ...

    In: World Development 145 (2021), 105526, 15 S. | Olaf Hübler, Melanie Koch, Lukas Menkhoff, Ulrich Schmidt
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    Face Mask Use and Physical Distancing before and after Mandatory Masking: No Evidence on Risk Compensation in Public Waiting Lines

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, the introduction of mandatory face mask usage triggered a heated debate. A major point of controversy is whether community use of masks creates a false sense of security that would diminish physical distancing, counteracting any potential direct benefit from masking. We conducted a randomized field experiment in Berlin, Germany, to investigate how masks affect distancing ...

    In: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 192 (2021), S. 765-781 | Gyula Seres, Anna Balleyer, Nicola Cerutti, Jana Friedrichsen, Müge Süer
  • 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
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    Study protocol of the ‘CORONA-MONITORING bundesweit’ study (RKI-SOEP study) published

    The study protocol of the CORONA-MONITORING nationwide study (RKI-SOEP study) has been published in the Journal of Health Monitoring and is freely available.In the study, which was conducted in a collaboration between the Robert Koch Institute and the Socio-Economic Panel at DIW Berlin, SOEP respondents were sent self-tests in the form of PCR and DBS tests to be sent to the RKI for analysis. In addition, ...

    11.02.2021| Markus M. Grabka
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    Assessment of German Public Attitudes toward Health Communications with Varying Degrees of Scientific Uncertainty Regarding COVID-19

    This survey study assesses attitudes of the German public regarding COVID-19 health communications with varying degrees of scientific uncertainty.

    In: JAMA Network Open 3 (2020), 12, e2032335, 5 S. | Odette Wegwarth, Gert G. Wagner, Claudia Spies, Ralph Hertwig
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    Extracting Agency and Communion from the Big Five: A Four-Way Competition

    Agency and communion are the two fundamental content dimensions in psychology. The two dimensions figure prominently in many psychological realms (personality, social, self, motivational, cross-cultural, etc.). In contemporary research, however, personality is most commonly measured within the Big Five framework. We developed novel agency and communion scales based on the items from the most popular ...

    In: Assessment 29 (2022), 6, S. 1216–1235 | Theresa M. Entringer, Jochen E. Gebauer, Delroy L. Paulhus
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    Gender Score Development in the Berlin Aging Study II: A Retrospective Approach

    In addition to biological sex, gender, defined as the sociocultural dimension of being a woman or a man, plays acentral role in health. However, there are so far few approaches to quantify gender in a retrospective manner inexisting study datasets. We therefore aimed to develop a methodology that can be retrospectively applied to assessgender in existing cohorts. We used baseline data from the Berlin ...

    In: Biology of Sex Differences 12 (2021), 15, 10 S. | Ahmad Tauseef Nauman, Hassan Behlouli, Nicholas Alexander, Friederike Kendel, Johanna Drewelies, Konstantinos Mantantzis, Nora Berger, Gert G. Wagner, Denis Gerstorf, Ilja Demuth, Louise Pilote, Vera Regitz-Zagrosek
  • Diskussionspapiere 1950 / 2021

    The Effect of Self-Control and Financial Literacy on Impulse Borrowing: Experimental Evidence

    This paper examines the effect of reduced self-control on impulsive borrowing in a laboratory experiment. We manipulate self-control using an ego depletion task and show that it is effective. Following the ego depletion task, participants can anonymously buy hot drinks on credit. We find no significant average effects, but find that treated individuals that have low financial literacy are more likely ...

    2021| Antonia Grohmann, Jana Hamdan
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    2D:4D Does Not Predict Economic Preferences: Evidence from a Large, Representative Sample

    The digit ratio (2D:4D) is considered a proxy for testosterone exposure in utero, and there has been a recent surge of studies testing whether 2D:4D is associated with economic preferences. Although the results are not conclusive, previous studies have reported statistically significant correlations between 2D:4D and risk taking, altruism, positive reciprocity, negative reciprocity and trust. However, ...

    In: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 185 (2021), S. 390-401 | Levent Neyse, Magnus Johannesson, Anna Dreber
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