May 18, 2018
Why have some countries’ economies grown faster than others? What does patience have to do with it? These are some of the questions Uwe Sunde explores in his research.
May 2, 2018
Stefano DellaVigna on behavioral firms -- and the difference between "the bagel man" and today's big data giants like Google or Facebook.
April 26, 2018
Patience may be the decisive factor why some countries are richer than others.
April 6, 2018
Philipp Strack currently researches the mechanisms behind misperceiving one's own abilities.
April 3, 2018
Study shows that unfair pay not only reduces work morale, but can also affect the health status of the workforce.
March 19, 2018
briq Visiting Professor George Loewenstein talks about what drives people to seek and share information, how insights from behavioral economics can contribute to the study of inequality – and whether it’s okay for economists to do research on sex.
March 9, 2018
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.
March 6, 2018
David Huffman on overconfidence among managers and other puzzles in behavioral economics.
February 8, 2018
In a representative survey, briq and DIE ZEIT tested the knowledge of the German population about basic economic concepts and facts.
October 17, 2017
A field experiment with job seekers in Germany investigates how information provision affects job seekers’ employment prospects and labor market outcomes.
September 28, 2017
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.