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Consumption-Oriented Policy Instruments for Fostering Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

Most policy instruments to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have focused on producers, and on the energy efficiency of buildings, vehicles and other products. Behavioural changes related to climate change also impact ‘in-use’ emissions, and potentially, emissions both ‘upstream’ (including from imported goods) and ‘downstream’ (eg disposal). Consumption-oriented policies may provide avenues to ...

In: Climate Policy 20 (2020), Suppl. 1, S. S58–S73 | Michael Grubb, Doug Crawford-Brown, Karsten Neuhoff, Karin Schanes, Sonja Hawkins, Alexandra Poncia
Diskussionspapiere 1816 / 2019

Income Redistribution, Consumer Credit, and Keeping up with the Riches

In this study, we set up a DSGE model with upward looking consumption comparison and show that consumption externalities are an important driver of consumer credit dynamics. Our model economy is populated by two different household types. Investors, who hold the economy’s capital stock, own the firms and supply credit, and workers, who supply labor and demand credit to finance consumption. Furthermore, ...

2019| Mathias Klein, Christopher Krause
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Partitioned Pricing and Consumer Welfare

Abstract:   In online commerce, obfuscation strategies by sellers are hypothesized to mislead consumers to their detriment and to the profit of sellers. One such obfuscation strategy is partitioned pricing in which the price is split into a base price and add-on fees. While empirical evidence suggests that partitioned pricing impacts consumer decisions through salience effects, its consumer...

06.12.2019| Kevin Tran
Monographien

Financial Education in Schools: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Studies

We study the literature on school financial education programs for children and youth via aquantitative meta-analysis of 37 (quasi-) experiments. We find that financial education treatmenthas, on average, a significant and sizeable impact on financial knowledge (+0.25 SD), similar toeducational interventions in other domains. Additionally, we document small but still significanteffects on financial ...

München: CESifo, 2017, 35 S.
(CESifo Working Papers ; 7395)
| Tim Kaier, Lukas Menkhoff
Weitere Aufsätze

20 ans après l'Unité: Regards sur léconomie dans l'est de l'Allemagne

In: Regards sur l'économie allemande ; 98-99 (2010), 98-99, S. 5-20 | Karl Brenke
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Airbnb and Rents: Evidence from Berlin

This is an online seminar using Webex. You will receive the login data with the invitation to the talk. Abstract:   Cities worldwide have regulated the peer-to-peer short-term rental market claiming that those markets remove apartments from the long-term housing market, causing an increase in rents. However, at the time many of these policies were passed, empirical evidence for or...

05.06.2020| Kevin Tran
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Physician effects in antibiotic prescribing: Evidence from physician exits

This is an online seminar using Webex. You will receive the login data with the invitation to the talk. Abstract:   Antibiotic resistance is a severe problem within our current health systems. One of the main strategies to combat the rise of antibiotic resistance is to improve individual physicians' antibiotic prescribing practices. However, this strategy requires that differences in...

12.06.2020| Shan Huang
DIW Wochenbericht 22 / 2020

Mobile Money treibt finanzielle Entwicklung Afrikas voran

Mit Hilfe von Mobile Money können Finanztransaktionen über ein Handy getätigt werden. Auch in armen Gegenden Afrikas besitzt fast jeder ein Mobiltelefon. Mobile Money könnte dafür sorgen, dass niemand mehr von Finanzdienstleistungen ausgeschlossen bleibt, und so zum wirtschaftlichen Wachs-tum des Kontinents beitragen. Tatsächlich zeigen vom DIW Berlin erhobene Daten aus Afrika, dass Mobile Money weniger ...

2020| Katharina Lehmann-Uschner, Lukas Menkhoff
DIW Wochenbericht 22 / 2020

Mobile Money trägt zur finanziellen Inklusion bei und kann negative Schocks abpuffern: Interview

2020| Katharina Lehmann-Uschner, Erich Wittenberg
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Data Network Effects: The Example of Internet Search

Abstract:   The rise of dominant firms in data driven industries is often credited to their alleged data advantage. Empirical evidence lending support to this conjecture is lacking. In this paper, we show that data as an input into machine learning tasks displays features that favor the hypothesis that data is a source of market power. We study the search result quality for search keywords on...

06.12.2019| Maximilian Schäfer
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