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Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences


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Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET)

The Institute for New Economic Thinking was created to broaden and accelerate the development of new economic thinking that can lead to solutions for the great challenges of the 21st century.

 
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Towards a Caring Economy

The aim of this research program, funded by the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), is to explore new avenues of how psychological and neuroscientific knowledge about human motivation, emotion and social cognition can inform models of economic decision making in addressing global economic problems. In particular, the program seeks to generate a new generation of economic models that explore the opportunities for more cooperative, pro-social and sustainable economic behaviors. This research aims at providing a new vision of a "caring economics."

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What makes the Global Economic Symposium so special? And what can economics contribute to solve our global problems?

                                              

Tanja Singer

Prof. Dr. Tania Singer


Director at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Social Neuroscience, Leipzig, Germany

 

Prof. Dennis Snower, Ph.D.

Prof. Dennis Snower, Ph.D.


President, Kiel Institute for the World Economy; Director, Global Economic Symposium (GES), Kiel Institute for the World Economy; Professor of Economics, Kiel University