July 13, 2023
What matters for accurate self-assessment
Study based on the briq family panel shows importance of the social environment.
June 22, 2023
Economic consequences of kinship
New study uses evidence from U.S. bans on cousin marriage to establish causal link.
March 8, 2023
Proud to not own stocks?
briq researcher Luca Henkel explains how identity shapes financial decisions.
February 16, 2023
Morality and political ideology
Moral universalism helps explain the correlation of policy views across Western countries.
December 7, 2022
Peter Andre receives Distinguished CESifo Affiliate Award
briq postdoc honored for research on "Shallow Meritocracy"
November 24, 2022
briq Climate Workshop
Researchers from various disciplines came together in Bonn to discuss behavioral insights on climate issues.
September 1, 2022
What Germans think and do about climate change
August 15, 2022
Ulrike Malmendier joins German Council of Economic Experts
February 25, 2022
Paper by briq researchers wins IRECC Award
Study shows how social norms affect people’s willingness to fight climate change.
December 13, 2021
Botond Kőszegi to join briq research team
Top behavioral economist will move to Bonn next summer.
November 30, 2021
Mentoring can reduce gender gap in competitiveness and earnings expectations
Social environment plays an important role for girl’s willingness to compete.
November 8, 2021
Suanna Oh receives Distinguished CESifo Affiliate Award
briq postdoc honored for her research on caste identity and labor supply.
September 17, 2021
What’s worth knowing in economics?
Global survey shows what economists believe their discipline should concentrate on.
May 11, 2021
Why do some children lie and others don’t?
Mentoring program increases honesty among children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
December 15, 2020
Self-image plays an important role for moral behavior
New study by Armin Falk in the Journal of Behavior & Organization
December 11, 2020
briq now certified as a carbon-neutral institute
We have reduced our carbon footprint and acquired climate certificates to offset our remaining greenhouse gas emissions.
November 18, 2020
Associative memory and belief formation
Podcast with Florian Zimmermann
October 1, 2020
briq student fellow portraits: Luca Henkel
Luca Henkel talks about his research on moral preferences and individual decision-making.
June 24, 2020
How to manage the COVID-19 transition effectively
Experts propose "ten considerations" in an article published in Nature Human Behaviour.
May 5, 2020
Peter Andre wins Reinhard Selten Scholarship
briq student fellow receives funding for his project on "Redistributive Behavior When Circumstances Shape Choices."
February 13, 2020
briq student fellow portraits: Felix Chopra
Felix Chopra talks about his research on the role of supply and demand in media markets.
February 4, 2020
The dynamics of motivated beliefs
Paper by Florian Zimmermann published in the American Economic Review
November 29, 2019
briq student fellow portraits: Klara Röhrl
Klara Röhrl talks about her research on equality of opportunity.
September 4, 2019
How wage expectations differ by gender
Sorting, children, and negotiation styles explain gender inequalities in starting salaries and lifetime pay.
July 31, 2019
2nd briq Summer School in Behavioral Economics
Feedback from the participants
July 19, 2019
Recent awards and grants for briq researchers
CESifo Prize, SOEP Innovation Sample, IGC Grant
June 28, 2019
briq student fellow portraits: Peter Andre
Peter Andre talks about his research on beliefs and perceptions.
June 11, 2019
Michela Carlana on stereotypes and biased behavior
Michela Carlana from the Harvard Kennedy School gave two short lectures at briq.
May 28, 2019
briq Beliefs Workshop
How people’s beliefs influence their behavior and economic decisions
April 26, 2019
briq/IZA Workshop on Behavioral Economics of Education
How behavioral insights can contribute to equality of opportunity
April 22, 2019
briq student fellow portraits: Lasse Stötzer
Lasse Stötzer on how people use stereotypes to justify selfish behavior.
March 28, 2019
Three new Visiting Professors at briq
Flávio Cunha, Paul Heidhues and Ran Spiegler join the briq visiting professor program in 2019.
March 15, 2019
Chris Roth wins dissertation prize and project grant
briq researcher's work is recognized by the University of Oxford and the Thyssen Foundation.
February 15, 2019
briq student fellow portraits: Sven Walter
Sven Walter on finding answers to the fragmentation and polarization of societies.
November 20, 2018
Armin Falk on culture and economic preferences
Armin Falk presented his insights from the Global Preferences Survey at this year's Forum for Economic Dialogue.
October 10, 2018
Paola Giuliano on the origins and persistence of gender roles
Paola Giuliano (UCLA) reviewed work on the origin of differences in gender norms, with particular emphasis on differences in agricultural technologies.
September 26, 2018
Two prize-winning papers by Chris Roth
briq researcher receives EEA Young Economist Award and Reinhard Selten Award
September 4, 2018
Armin Falk receives Felix Büchel Award 2018
At the 13th International SOEP User Conference, Armin Falk was the first experimental economist to receive the Felix Büchel Award.
August 24, 2018
Michal Bauer on nasty behavior in groups
How do individuals and groups differ in their decision-making processes and what are the wider consequences of this group interaction?
July 6, 2018
Alex Imas on the dynamics of decision-making
By better understanding the dynamics of how prior outcomes are mentally grouped with prospects, managers can better structure contracts to align their risk preferences with those of their employees.
May 30, 2018
briq Research Retreat
At a briq Research Retreat on May 29-30, some of the world’s leading behavioral economists came together in Bonn.
April 26, 2018
Patient countries are rich countries
Patience may be the decisive factor why some countries are richer than others.
April 3, 2018
Unfair pay has negative health effects
Study shows that unfair pay not only reduces work morale, but can also affect the health status of the workforce.
March 9, 2018
People become more risk-averse with age
The results of a study published in the Economic Journal suggest that willingness to take risks declines with age, implying that societies may become more risk-averse as their population ages.
February 8, 2018
Many Germans know little about economics
In a representative survey, briq and DIE ZEIT tested the knowledge of the German population about basic economic concepts and facts.
September 28, 2017
Impressions from the briq opening ceremony
During a grand opening ceremony with more than 80 invited guests from science and society, briq was officially introduced to the public on September 27, 2017.