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C-SEB research grants awarded

The Center for Social and Economic Behavior (C-SEB) regularly awards research grants to researchers in economic engineering, social cognition and other fields related to C-SEB. Across our funding lines of Bridging Grants, Gender Research Grants, Junior Start-Up Grants, Seedcorn Grants, Student Grants, and Visitor/ International Fellowship Program, C-SEB received 43 proposals, of which 32 proposals were selected for funding. In this 6th funding round, C-SEB will provide support for the following projects:

Junior Start-up Grants:
Alves, Project: “Cumulative Information Bias”
Crusius, Project: “SpAM3-VR: Harnessing Virtual Reality to Investigate Dimensions of Social Judgement”
Feldhaus, Project: “Individual vs. Group Decision-Making in Presence of (Un)Certain Norms”
Flore, Project: “Fair Factor Prices: Wages”
Katzir, Project: “Testing the Automaticity of Trust Using the Congruency Effect”
Koch, Project: “Similarity in Agency: Socioeconomic Success Increases Cooperation”
Posten, Project: “Trust Increases a General Response Bias”
Sauermann, Project: “Making and Breaking Coalitions: The Influence of Prosociality and Rationality”
Stein, Project: “Does the Prospect of Being Influential on Others Increase Cooperation?”
Striewe, Project: “The SNARC Effect in Price Perception”
Uğurlar, Project: “Self-Concept Clarity Predicts Decision-Making Performance”
Wenner, Project: “Bargaining with Biased Beliefs”

Seedcorn Grants:
Funk, Project: “Examining the Social Cognition of Perceived Remorse”
Zürn, Project: “Of Bakers and Bankers: Asymmetry in Public Goods Games”

Student Grants:
Angerer, Project: “Changing Tires or Changing Diapers: The Effect of Counter-Stereotypical Behavior on Gender Stereotypes”
Flügels, Project: “About the Acknowledgment of Implicit Biases and Discriminative Behaviors Against Ethnic Minorities”
Franzmann, Project: “Decision Makers’ Trust in Algorithms in the Context of Classification Problems”
Leisle, Project: “Social Signaling or Intrinsic Sense of Responsibility?”
Pickert, Project: “The Influence of a Guaranteed Security of Electricity Supply on Consumers’ Energy Conservation Behaviour”
Schmager, Project: “The Influence of Geographical Endorsement on Brand Evaluation”
Schuster, Project: “Revisiting the Newsvendor Problem”
Thelen, Project: “The Influence of Belief in Free Will on the Self-Serving Bias”
Voigt, Project: “Can Eco-Labels Really Increase Consumers’ Willingness-to-Pay for Sustainable Products?”
Wildgrube, Project: “Spontaneous Brand Stereotypes Predict Purchase Intention”

Visitor and International Fellowship Program:
Danilov, Forschungsaufenthalt an der Carnegie Mellon University
Dertwinkel-Kalt, Forschungsaufenthalt an der University of Oxford
Genschow, Forschungsaufenthalt an der University of California, San Diego
Hofmann, Forschungsaufenthalt von Kaitlyn Werner an der Universität zu Köln
Schneider, Forschungsaufenthalt an der University of San Diego

Female Travel Grants
Blatz, Research stay at the University of California, Berkeley
Fischer, Research stay at the University of Chicago

Additional Grants:
Schwerter, Project: “Concentration Bias in Intertemporal Choice”