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Study in Israel
The Academic Center of Law and Business, Israel (CLB), in collaboration with the University of Kassel, is launching an intensive winter program in Comparative Corporate Law for international undergraduate and graduate students in Lawand Business.
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Project KIDS-WIN investigates the training of first graders
More than 550 notebooks for first graders in Mainz – “The project KIDS-WIN investigates the importance of various tailored and interdisciplinary training modules in sustainably promoting school relevant and personal skills, such as teaching strategies of self-regulation”, summarizes Prof. Dr. Daniel Schunk.
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DIES ACADEMICUS: JGU awards Dr. Uli Golle and Dr. Jella Pfeiffer prizes for outstanding dissertations
Dr. Uli Golle received the prize of the Alfred Teves Foundation. Dr. Jella Pfeiffer received the prize of the Friends of Mainz University.
On its Dies academicus, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) celebrates its young researchers. 14 outstanding dissertations were honored this year. 650 students finished their doctoral studies at the JGU in 2011. Read more...
JProf. Launov wins the KfW Development Bank Award for Policy-Relevant Development Research
Andrey Launov, together with Isabel Günther (ETH, Zürich), wins the KfW Development Bank
Award for Policy-Relevant Development Research, 2012.
The award honours an outstanding publication in the field of development economics, which
combines a high scientific standard with applied relevance and has thereby the potential
to provide the development practice with new insights. It pays the prize money of EUR
5,000. The award ceremony takes place during the annual conference of the Research
Committee on Development Economics of the Verein für Socialpolitik.
Florian Hett appointed as Junior Member of the Gutenberg Academy
Florian Hett, research assistant at the Chair of Financial Economics, was appointed as Junior Member of the Gutenberg Academy for Young Academics. The Gutenberg Academy brings the University's 25 best Ph.D. students together and gives them the chance to participate in an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas at the highest intellectual standard. Further information about the Gutenberg Academy can be found here
06.12.2011: Prof. Weder di Mauro presents the Annual Report of the Council of Economic Experts
Tuesday, 6 December 2011, 18.30 – 20.00 h
Professor Dr. Beatrice Weder di Mauro will present the Annual Report 2011/12 of the Council of Economic Experts with the title
„Assume responsibility for Europe“. Everybody is warmly welcome to join the presentation.
Prof. Schunk has become an associate editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
Prof. Schunk has become an associate editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. The Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization is an international peer-reviewed research journal that is devoted to theoretical and empirical research concerning economic decision and behavior and to economic change in all its aspects. Its specific purposes are to foster an improved understanding of how
human cognitive, computational and informational characteristics
influence the working of market economies and economic organizations and
how an economy's structural features lead to various types of micro and
macro behavior, to changing patterns of development and to
The journal also explores the interrelations of economics
with other disciplines such as biology, psychology, law, anthropology,
sociology and mathematics. It is eclectic as to research method;
systematic observation and careful description, simulation modeling and
mathematical and statistical analysis are all within its purview.
Information for New Students
Handelsblatt Economics Ranking 2011
In 2011 the German Handelsblatt once again evaluated the research
performance of 1700 professors of Economics in Germany, Austria and
Switzerland and published the results in a ranking. Several professors
of JGU Mainz again succeeded in being ranked among the top researchers.
Team Schnabel wins Postbank Finance Award 2011
Under the guidance of Professor Isabel Schnabel, the Bachelor, Master, and Diploma
students Elisabeth Falck, Isabell Scheringer, Johannes Tischer, Cornelius Veith and Gerold
Willershausen won the Postbank Finance Award 2011, the highest student prize in Germany.
Of the prize money of 50,000 Euros, 30 percent go to the students and 70 percent enter the
research budget of the Chair of Financial Economics.
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