Honorary Doctorate for Clemens Fuest
|In January, Professor Dr. Clemens Fuest, president of the Ifo Institute and professor at the University of Munich was awarded an honorary doctorate by the KIT. The celebratory speech was held by Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Wolfram Richter, Prof. Dr. U. Berthold Wigger held the laudation.|
In October 2016, Johannes Brumm joined the Econ Institute! Johannes did his PhD in Mannheim and then moved on to the University of Zurich. His fields of interest lie in Macroeconomics, Computational Economics, Financial Economics, and Equilibrium Theory. At the KIT, he is responsible for the Chair of Macroeconomics.
Each semester, jointly with the universities of Mannheim and Heidelberg, the HeiKaMEtrics Workshop on Econometrics and Statistics takes place. If you want to participate in upcoming Workshops, please contact Melanie Schienle.
The HeiKaMaX is a Workshop on Behavioral and Experimental Economics jointly organized by the Universities of Heidelberg and Mannheim and KIT. The 11th workshop in this tradition takes place on March 31, 2017 in Karlsruhe. If you want to participate, please contact Petra Nieken, Philipp Reiss, Clemens Puppe or Nora Szech.
This workshop for young researchers (PhD students, postdocs, and JProfs) is jointly organized with the universities of Heidelberg and Mannheim. On 25 November 2016, the first HeiKaMaxY Young Researchers Workshop on Behavioral Economics and Experiments took place at the KD2 Lab in Karlsruhe. If you want to take part in upcoming workshops on the topic, please contact Leonie Fütterer.
Clemens Puppe is managing editor of the journal "Social Choice & Welfare" as well as a member of the editorial board of the journal "Economics and Philosophy".
The KIT disposes of an interdisciplinary laboratory following economic standards, funded by the DFG. 40 cubicles allow researchers to analyze economic behavior as well as body-responses http://www.kd2lab.kit.edu/90.php
ECON KD2Lab manager is Martin Schmidt.