Podcast: Economic consequences of the war in Ukraine

Energy embargo, financial sanctions and negotiation strategies: Researchers of the Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute shed light on economic effects of the conflict

Paper wins IRECC Award

The working paper “Fighting Climate Change: The Role of Norms, Preferences, and Moral Values” by briq and University of Bonn researchers Peter Andre, Teodora Boneva, Felix Chopra and Armin Falk has received the IRECC Award for “Innovative Research in the Economics of Climate Change” given by the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) for the two best IZA Discussion Papers published in 2021 on the nature and implications of climate change.

Graduation ceremony again in the Hofgarten park

On Saturday, June 25, 2022, it's that time again: the current graduating class will celebrate their successfully completed studies at the Unifest. For the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic, a central open-air celebration with a stage program is planned again - supplemented by digital offerings. Participants can apply now. The deadline for applications is May 28, 2022.

BGSE Graduates Klara Röhrl and Peter Andre

Congratulations! Klara Röhrl and Peter Andre graduated from Bonn Graduate School of Economics.

Moderate GDP Decline if Russian Energy Imports Stopped

If the German government were to stop Russian energy imports, the German economy would be able to adapt to the new situation. This is shown in a recent study by the research team led by economists Prof. Dr. Moritz Schularick and Prof. Dr. Moritz Kuhn, members of the ECONtribute Cluster of Excellence at the Universities of Bonn and Cologne. The study has been published as "ECONtribute Policy Brief" and was partly conducted within the framework of ECONtribute.

Virtual Selten Lecture 2022 with Esther Duflo

Virtual Selten Lecture 2022 with Esther Duflo - March 14th: Esther Duflo, professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Nobel Prize winner, will deliver this year’s Virtual Selten Lecture on encouraging social distancing in disadvantaged communities during the COVID crisis.

Residential property more profitable in smaller cities

Researchers of the ECONtribute Cluster of Excellence at the University of Bonn have analyzed historical data on real estate returns.

Women face higher earnings losses than men after job displacement

Existing research has shown that job displacement leads to large and persistent earnings losses for men, but evidence for women is scarce. In fact, there is more research on how women react to their husband’s job loss than to their own. Using a sample of more than 80,000 displaced workers extracted from German administrative data, a recent IZA paper by Hannah Illing, Johannes F. Schmieder and Simon Trenkle aims to close this gap in the economic literature.

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