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Dr. Sarah Necker

Main research interest: 

  • Applied microeconomics
  • Behavioral economics, in particular risk and unethical behavior
  • Economics of science

Education and Academic Degrees

2014
Dr. rer. pol. Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

2008
Diplom-Volkswirtin, Philipps-Universität Marburg 

01/2007–06/2007
Stellenbosch University, South Africa

2004
Apprenticeship in marketing, Wal-Mart Germany, Wuppertal 

2001
Abitur (A-level), Ruhr-Gymnasium Witten

Academic positions

since 02/2016
Executive research associate at the Walter Eucken Institut Freiburg

09/2010-01/2016
Research associate Walter Eucken Institut, Freiburg

2009-2014
Research associate, Chair of Political Economy, Prof. Dr. Lars P. Feld, University of Freiburg 

2008-2010
Research Associate, Institute of Finance, Alfred-Weber-Institute, Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg

Publications

Essays in refereed journals

Depressing Dependence: Transfers and Economic Growth in the German States, erscheint in: Regional Studies 51, 2017 (mit THUSHYANTHAN BASKARAN und LARS P. FELD).
Überarbeitete Fassung von: CESifo Working Paper No. 6055, München, August 2016 (mit THUSHYANTHAN BASKARAN und LARS P. FELD).

Risk Taking after the Financial Crisis, accepted for publication in The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 2015 (with Michael Ziegelmeyer).

Happiness of Economists, Applied Economics, 47, 10, 990-1007, 2015 (with Lars P. Feld und Bruno S. Frey).

Politics and Parents—Intergenerational Transmission of Values After a Regime Shift, European Journal of Political Economy, 36, 2014, 177-194 (with Andrea Voskort).

Scientific Misbehavior in Economics, Research Policy, 43, 10, December, 2014, 1747-1759.

Intergenerational Transmission of Risk Attitudes – A Revealed Preference Approach, European Economic Review, 65, 2014, 66-89 (with Andrea Voskort).

Wissenschaftliches Fehlverhalten – Ein Problem in der deutschen Volkswirtschaftslehre?, Perspektiven für Wirtschaftspolitik, Vol. 13, Issue 4, 267-285, 2012.

 

Projektstudien und Expertisen

Markt versus Staat, Study on behalf of the IMPULS-Stiftung, July 2014, 56 pages (with Lars P. Feld).

Evaluierung der Wirksamkeit der steuerlichen Förderung für Handwerkerleistungen nach §35a EStG, project study on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Finance, Ernst & Young, Berlin and Walter Eucken Institut, Freiburg i. Br., 2012, 242 + XII pages (with Lars P. Feld, Matthias Kirbach and Sven Pirsig).

Fiskalföderalismus in der Europäischen Union: Herausforderungen für die Reform der Finanzverfassung der EU, project study on behalf of the European Liberal Forum asbl, Brussels and Berlin, 2010, 88 pages (with Lars P. Feld).

 

Blogs

Scientific Misbehavior in Economics: Unacceptable research practice linked to perceived pressure to publish, LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog, July 23rd, 2014. 

 

Working Paper

Cheat or Perish? A Theory of Scientific Customs, unpublished manuscript, November 2016 (with Benoît Le Maux and Yvon Rocaboy).

The Development of Germans’ Values since Reunification, Freiburg Discussion Papers on Constitutional Economics No. 13/13, 2013 (with Andrea Voskort)

Teaching

  • Institutional Economics
  • Fiscal Federalism
  • New Political Economy
  • Public Finance
  • Behavorial Economics
  • Economic Policy
Sarah Necker

E-Mail: necker[at]eucken.de

Phone: +49.761.79097-0

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