Faculty VII - Economics and Management

Research Projects

Here you learn about some of the faculty's projects from the various transformation fields and key application areas. Further projects and research topics are presented on the chairs' websites.

Digitalisation

ProjectMethodChair
Performance reporting and its information processing by professional investorsBehavioural ScienceAccounting and Management Control
Acceptance of on-the-fly computing marketsBehavioural ScienceDigital Markets
Service Provider Retention on Matching PlatformsBehavioural ScienceDigital Markets
Leibniz ScienceCampus: Berlin Centre for Consumer PoliciesEconomic Policy & LawEmpirical Industrial Economics
Development and measurement of the digitization of the economy at the location in GermanyEconomic Policy & LawEmpirical Industrial Economics
Crowdfunding platforms Finance and Investment
Hybrid multi-agent system for self-controlling steel production (HyMAS)Management ScienceProduction and Operations Management
Integrated System for European Digital LearningManagement ScienceProduction and Operations Management
Zero-carbon manufacturingManagement ScienceProduction and Operations Management
RealitaetenlaborData & Design ScienceInformation and Communication Management
Service for online fake identification in e-commerce (SOFIE)Data & Design ScienceInformation and Communication Management
Automated test reports and augmented reality interface for retailers (ATARI)Data & Design ScienceInformation and Communication Management
DiSTILLData & Design ScienceLogistics
Digital Distribution TwinData & Design ScienceLogistics
Strategic interactions in online markets: behavior-based price discrimination and online privacy; monetisation mechanisms in the creator economy; reward-based crowdfundingBehavioural ScienceMicroeconomics
Anchoring bias in (online) markets: anchored strategic reasoning; anchoring in consumer-generated ratingsBehavioural ScienceMicroeconomics
Decision impairments in (online) markets: distractions, time pressure; consumer misperceptions in the provision and interpretation of information with focus on ratings for credence goods; timing of purchase decisions; market design with endogenous preferencesBehavioural ScienceMicroeconomics
Data Portability Trust in Digital Services
Trust in AI Trust in Digital Services
Two-sided markets in the Global South Trust in Digital Services
Legal framework of additive manufacturingEconomic, Policy and LawCivil, Commercial, Corporate und Innovation Law

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

ProjectMethodChair
The importance of management control systems for startup funding — Empirical evidence from external financiersManagement ScienceAccounting and Management Control
SROI: Sustainable Return on InvestmentData & Design ScienceEntrepreneurship and Innovation Management
Female InnovationBehavioural ScienceEntrepreneurship and Innovation Management
How an entrepreneur profits from his decision bias Finance and Investment
Visual Brand Identity - Sales Effects of Consumers’ Ability to Identify a Product’s Brand based on its AestheticsBehavioural ScienceMarketing
Stylistic Ensembles - How the Embedding of Products in Stylistic Ensembles Affects Products’ Attributed Meaning and Perceived ValueBehavioural ScienceMarketing
How Startup Teams Manage AdversityManagement ScienceStrategic Leadership and Sustainability Management
Design Styles of Office Spaces - The Effect of Interior Design on Employees' Mindsets and Behavioral OutcomesBehavioural ScienceMarketing / Technology and Innovation Management

Sustainability

ProjektMethodeFachgebiet
Pursuing societal aims through corporate participation: Which type of organizational intervention is most effective?Management ScienceAccounting and Management Control
Care Consumers in Pursuit of Meaning: Consumption Practices and Tensions in Institutional CareBehavioural ScienceDigital Markets
Fairwork: Improving Working Conditions for Platform Workers in GermanyData & Design ScienceEntrepreneurship and Innovation Management
Disincentives in financing and economically sustainable solutions Finance and Investment
BioTOPEconomic Policy & LawInnovation Economics
ConCirMy (Configurator for the Circular Economy)Economic Policy & LawInnovation Economics
German Standardization PanelData & Design ScienceInnovation Economics
EMNETManagement ScienceLogistics
How inequality and identity impact global climate solutions -- and what economics can doEconomic Policy & LawSustainable Use of Natural Resources
Is meat too cheap? Toward optimal meat taxationEconomic Policy & LawSustainable Use of Natural Resources
Sugar taxation and sugar contentEconomic Policy & LawPublic Sector and Health Economics
Meat taxation and animal welfareEconomic Policy & LawPublic Sector and Health Economics
Measuring internalitiesEconomic Policy & LawPublic Sector and Health Economics
Psychological Resilience in OrganizationsManagement ScienceStrategic Leadership and Sustainability Management
Open-source modeling of the future role of renewable hydrogen in Germany and EuropeData & Design ScienceEconomic and Infrastructure Policy
TRAJECTS: Transnational Centre for Just Transitions in Energy, Climate and SustainabilityBehavioural ScienceEconomic and Infrastructure Policy
zirkulierBAR: Inter-community acceptance for sustainable value creation from sanitary by-product streams.Economic Policy & LawEconomic and Infrastructure Policy
   

Energy & Resources

ProjectMethodChair
Pursuing societal aims through corporate participation: Which type of organizational intervention is most effective?Management ScienceAccounting and Management Control
Hybrid multi-agent system for self-controlling steel production (HyMAS)Management ScienceProduction and Operations Management
Integrated System for European Digital LearningManagement ScienceProduction and Operations Management
Zero-carbon manufacturingManagement ScienceProduction and Operations Management
BioTOPEconomic Policy & LawInnovation Economics
ConCirMy (Configurator for the Circular Economy)Economic Policy & LawInnovation Economics
How inequality and identity impact global climate solutions -- and what economics can doEconomic Policy & LawSustainable Use of Natural Resources
Meat taxation and animal welfareEconomic Policy & LawPublic Sector and Health Economics
Open-source modeling of the future role of renewable hydrogen in Germany and EuropeData & Design ScienceEconomic and Infrastructure Policy
TRAJECTS: Transnational Centre for Just Transitions in Energy, Climate and SustainabilityBehavioural ScienceEconomic and Infrastructure Policy
zirkulierBAR: Inter-community acceptance for sustainable value creation from sanitary by-product streamsEconomic Policy & LawEconomic and Infrastructure Policy
   

Health

ProjectMethodChair
Care Consumers in Pursuit of Meaning: Consumption Practices and Tensions in Institutional CareBehavioural ScienceDigital Markets
Is meat too cheap? Toward optimal meat taxationEconomic Policy & LawSustainable Use of Natural Resources
Sugar taxation and sugar contentEconomic Policy & LawPublic Sector and Health Economics
Measuring internalitiesEconomic Policy & LawPublic Sector and Health Economics
How Startup Teams Manage AdversityManagement ScienceStrategic Leadership and Sustainability Management
Psychological Resilience in OrganizationsManagement ScienceStrategic Leadership and Sustainability Management
Data protection aspects of the processing of health dataEconomic Policy & LawCivil, Commercial, Corporate und Innovation Law

Mobility

ProjectMethodChair
EMNETManagement ScienceLogistics
DiSTILLData & Design ScienceLogistics
Digital Distribution TwinData & Design ScienceLogistics
Supporting climate mitigation instruments at the subnational levelEconomic Policy & LawSustainable Use of Natural Resources
Legal framework for automated and networked traffic systemsEconomic, Policy and LawBusiness, Company and Technology Law

Additional

ProjectMethodChair
Regulation and Taxation of Financial MarketsBehavioural ScienceMacroeconomics
Aversion to Strategic Uncertainty: Measurement and policy ImplicationsBehavioural ScienceMacroeconomics