Renke Schmacker

Ph.D. Student in the

Public Economics Department

Research Topics and Working Areas

Renke Schmacker is currently a Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. He studied Economics, Business Psychology and Political Science in Berlin, Copenhagen and Lüneburg. In 2015 he obtained his Master's degree in Economics from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. During his studies he worked as a student research assistant in the Market Behavior unit at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) and interned inter alia at the European Parliament. In his Master thesis he conducted a laboratory experiment that aimed to explore determinants and consequences of welfare stigma. His research interests center around Public and Behavioral Economics.

Publications

Journal of Public Economics

Social Image Concerns and Welfare Take-Up

2018 | Jana Friedrichsen, Tobias König and Renke Schmacker
DIW Weekly Report 26/27 / 2019

Fear of Stigmatization Prevents Individuals from Claiming Benefits

2019| Jana Friedrichsen, Renke Schmacker
DIW Wochenbericht 26 / 2019

Die Angst vor Stigmatisierung hindert Menschen daran, Transferleistungen in Anspruch zu nehmen

2019| Jana Friedrichsen, Renke Schmacker
Diskussionspapiere 1752 / 2018

Social Image Concerns and Welfare Take-Up

2018| Jana Friedrichsen, Tobias König, Renke Schmacker
DIW Roundup 103 / 2016

Eine Softdrinksteuer zur fiskalischen Konsumsteuerung

2016| Renke Schmacker
Monographien

Earn More Tomorrow: Overconfident Income Expectations and Consumer Indebtedness

Munich, Germany: Collaborative Research Center Transregio 190, 2019, 94 S.
(Discussion paper / Rationality & Competition, CRC TRR 190 ; 152)
| Antonia Grohmann, Lukas Menkhoff, Christoph Merkle, Renke Schmacker
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Social Image Concerns and Welfare Take-Up

In: Journal of Public Economics 168 (2018), S. 174-192 | Jana Friedrichsen, Tobias König, Renke Schmacker
Monographien

Welfare Stigma in the Lab: Evidence of Social Signaling

Berlin: cesifo, 2016, 28 S.
(Cesifo Working Papers ; 6519)
| Jana Friedrichsen, Tobias König, Renke Schmacker
Monographien

Welfare Stigma in the Lab: Evidence of Social Signaling

Berlin: WZB, 2016, 28 S.
(Discussion Paper / Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung ; SP II 2016–208)
| Jana Friedrichsen, Tobias König, Renke Schmacker

Lectures

Vortrag

Can Sin Taxes Help Consumers with Low Self-Control? Evidence from Danish Soft Drink Tax Reforms

Renke Schmacker
Manchester, Großbritannien, 26.08.2019 - 30.08.2019
| 34th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association - 72nd European Meeting of the Econometric Society: EEA - ESEM 2019
Vortrag

Kann eine Softdrinksteuer die Bevölkerung gesünder machen?

Renke Schmacker
Berlin, 15.06.2019
| Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften, DIW Berlin
Vortrag

Can Sin Taxes Help Consumers with Low Self-Control? Evidence from Danish Soft Drink Tax Reforms

Renke Schmacker, Sinne Smed
Potsdam, 18.06.2018 - 20.06.2018
| DIW Berlin Graduate Center 2018 Summer Workshop
Vortrag

Can Sin Taxes Help Consumers with Low Self-Control? Evidence from Danish Soft Drink Tax Reforms

Renke Schmacker, Sinne Smed
Toulouse, Frankreich, 07.06.2018 - 08.06.2018
| Food and Health Economics Workshop, Toulouse School of Economics
Vortrag

Can Sin Taxes Help Consumers with Low Self-Control? Evidence from Danish Soft Drink Tax Reforms

Renke Schmacker, Sinne Smed
Berlin, 23.05.2018
| Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen, DIW Berlin

Research Projects

Research Project

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

Current Project| Competition and Consumers