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21.04.2021

New publication in European Economic Review: "Do preferences and biases predict life outcomes? Evidence from education and labor market entry decisions"

Do preferences and biases predict life outcomes? Evidence from education and labor market entry decisions, Uschi Backes-Gellner, Holger Herz, Michael Kosfeld, Yvonne Oswald, 2021,European Economic Review, 134, 103709. doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2021.103709 Abstract: Evidence suggests that acquiring human capital is related to better life outcomes, yet young peoples’ decisions to invest in or...[more]

13.04.2021

New Publication in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization: "Gender differences in social interactions"

Gender differences in social interactions, Guido Friebel, Marie Lalanne, Bernard Richter, Peter Schwardmann, Paul Seabright, 2021, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 186, 33-45, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2021.03.016 Abstract: We study how the random assignment of new students to introductory-week groups shapes subsequent friendship networks. Both women and men report being much...[more]

07.04.2021

UniReport 2.21: 10th Birthday of CLBO

10 years ago the Center for Leadership and Behavior in Organizations (CLBO) was founded. Please find the article about this interdisciplinary research institute here. (Article available in German only).[more]

11.03.2021

Participation in recent collaborative BMBF projects

Cornelia Storz, Chair of the Study of Economic Institutions, Innovation, and East Asia Development paticipates in two BMBF collaborative projects. In the project „CEDITRAA“ - Cultural Entrepreneurship and Digital Transformation in Africa and Asia (2021-24, approx. 2.1 million euros) and in the project „European firms‘ collaboration with Chinese universities: Forms and Effects“ (2021-24, about...[more]

03.03.2021

New Publication in "Management Science"

Middle Managers, Personnel Turnover, and Performance: A Long‐Term Field Experiment in a Retail Chain, Guido Friebel, Matthias Heinz, Nikolay Zubanov, Management Science, doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2020.3905, [Published online: 22. Feburar 2021] Abstract: In a randomized controlled trial, a large retail chain’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) sets new goals for the managers of the treated stores by...[more]

03.02.2021

Management blog of Wirtschaftswoche about actual study of Prof. Friebel

The management blog of the Wirschaftswoche of February 02, 2021 deals with the study of Prof. Guido Friebel regarding the impact of improved communication between manager and employees on staff turnover and company success. You can find the blog post here. (only available in German) For more press articles and media on current research topics by members of the Department of Management and...[more]

02.02.2021

We are looking for Research Assistants

The Chair for the Study of Economic Institutions, Innovation and East Asian Development, Faculty of Economics and Business at Goethe University invites applications for Research Assistant positions. Please find more information [here]. [more]

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