Associated Research Units

Soclife focuses on quantitative cross-national comparisons in the social and economic sciences. Its research is characterized by simultaneously analyzing influences of individual factos and of country-level factors - such as social order of politics, economics, civil society of the history of countries - on people's attitudes or behavior.

The International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy

The Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) EXACT is an EU wide Ph.D. and professional training programme for young researchers, academics and professionals in the field of EU External Action funded by the European CommissionPsychoeconomics

The Research Unit "Psychoeconomics" brings together researchers from different disciplines in a joint effort to develop an integrative, data-driven understanding of how interacting motives and strategies determine actual human behavior, how human agents can regulate the resulting decision conflict to learn from it, and what are the economic consequences of decision conflicgts and their regulation.

The research unit aims at engineering mechanisms in firms and markets based on sound behavioral research.