Placement of BGSE Job Market Candidates 2023

In 2023, the job market candidates of the Bonn Graduate School of Economics received various offers...

Coal, Consumption, and Climate Protection: New podcast season

Designing e-cars, preventing natural disasters or conserving biodiversity:  The fight against climate change is subject to numerous fields of research. What contribution economics can provide in this context is revealed in the new climate season of the ECONtribute Wirtschaftspodcast – available now on all common podcast portals.

Department of Economics strong in QS ranking

In the current QS ranking by subject, the Department of Economics is ranked 50th worldwide and 3rd in Germany. Depending on the subject, the subject rankings consist of 4-5 indicators such as academic reputation, reputation among employers, citations, or also the international research and publication network. Worldwide, 1,594 universities were ranked.

Energiepreispauschale beantragen

Die für die Beantragung der Energiepreispauschale in Höhe von 200 Euro notwendigen Daten (Zugangscode und PIN) stehen im Studienservice zum Abruf bereit. Dafür wird eine aktivierte Uni-ID benötigt.

Unifest to take place on July 8, 2023

It’s that time again! On Saturday, July 8, 2023, the graduating class of 2022/23 will celebrate the successful completion of their studies at the Unifest. Online registration for the celebration is now open. We ask that all attendees register by June 2, 2023. 

Stereotypes influence whether people buy stocks

Whether people invest in stocks depends on what they think about stockholders. This is what a team led by Luca Henkel, a member of the ECONtribute Cluster of Excellence: Markets & Public Policy at the University of Bonn, found out. The study has been published as an ECONtribute Discussion Paper.

Schularick new President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Moritz Schularick will become the new president of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) in June 2023. The Department of Economics thanks Mr. Schularick for his work in research and teaching over the past 10 years and wishes him much success in his new task.

Morality and political ideology

Moral universalism is defined as the extent to which people exhibit the same level of altruism and trust towards strangers as towards in-group members. Universalism focuses on how a person’s altruism or trust changes based on the distance between them and the group they are interacting with, rather than one individual’s overall level of altruism or trust. Therefore, a universalist places less emphasis on group- or place-based identities than communitarians do.

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