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Current research

An employee referral programme introduced in an experiment involving Konstanz economist Professor Nick Zubanov reduces staff turnover by 15%.

Premiere: HTWG und Universität bringen aktuelle Wirtschaftsthemen in Schulen

Mehr als 100 Schüler*innen kamen vergangene Woche mit ihren Lehrpersonen zum Schülertag „Economics Goes School“. Die Veranstaltung war die erste einer Kooperation zwischen Universität Konstanz und HTWG. Professor*innen und Student*innen der beiden Institutionen gestalten sie gemeinsam, um wirtschaftspolitische Themen in den Schulen der Region Bodensee bekannter zu machen.

Call for Applications: PhD/Doctoral Positions in Economics

The Department of Economics at the University of Konstanz offers funded positions for doctoral students within the structured doctoral programme of the Graduate School of the Social and Behavioural Sciences (GSBS). The starting date is October 2022.

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Statement regarding the war in Ukraine

"We must unite and look beyond citizenship for the sake of the higher goal of peace and freedom" say Nick Zubanov (born in Russia) and Oksana Melnyk (born in Ukraine)

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Dr. Katrin Schmelz

Katrin Schmelz is a psychologist and behavioral economist at the Cluster of Excellence “The Politics of Inequality” at the University of Konstanz and the Thurgau Economic Institute (TWI) investigating the factors that influence decision-making during the pandemic.