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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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Principal Investigators

Tanja Singer


Prof. Dr. Tania Singer

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

Current areas of research:

  • Social and Affective Neuroscience
  • Neuroeconomics and Social Decision-Making
  • Effects of Mental Training and Plasticity Research
  • Child Development of Social Cognition and Decision-Making
  • Psychopathology (e.g. Autism, Narcissism, Borderline)
  • Evolutionary Basis of Social Behavior

Prof. Dennis Snower, Ph.D.


Prof. Dennis Snower, Ph.D.

President, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel, Germany and Professor of Economics, Chair of Economic Theory, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel

Current areas of research:

  • Unemployment
  • Inflation
  • Monetary and Fiscal Policies
  • Employment Policies
  • Reform of the Welfare State
  • Organisational Change
  • Wage Determination
   

 

 
Postdocs

 Steven Bosworth

 
Steven Bosworth, PhD

Postdoctoral researcher at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel, Germany

  • 'Social capital'
  • Coordination games
  • Beliefs and decision making
  • Behavioral economics and institutions

 

 Gabriele Chierchia

 
Dr. Gabriele Chierchia

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

  • Neuroeconomics
  • Strategic interactions
  • Social closeness
  • Social attitudes and beliefs

 

Marisa Przyrembel


Dr. phil. Marisa Przyrembel

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

Current areas of research:

  • Influences of Motivation and Social Cognition on Decision Making
  • Social Cognition
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Effects of Mental Training on Subjective Experience
  • (Neuro-)Phenomenological Approaches to Pre-reflective Subjective Experience
   

 

Graduate Students

 Simon Bartke


Simon Bartke, M.Sc.

PhD candidate in Economics

Current areas of research:

  • Experimental Economics
 
 Felix Gelhaar


Felix Gelhaar, M.Sc.

PhD candidate at the Kiel University, Kiel, Germany

Current areas of research:

  • The role of institutions, policies and settings in economic decision making
 
 Franca Parianen Lesemann


Franca Parianen Lesemann, M.Sc.

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

Current areas of research:

  • Neuroendocrinology, sensorimotor plasticity and social neuroscience