We are opening a 2-year, fully funded Postdoctoral position in Economics with the emphasis on economics of risk and uncertainty and/or climate change economics  starting in September 2019.



Communication following a lab experiment run at the 31st International Congress of Actuaries 2018 in Berlin. Based on a note that will appear in the journal “Der Aktuar”, coauthored by Loïc Berger and Ilke Aydogan.

Uncertainty is pervasive and plays a major role in economics. Whether economic agents in the market pursuing individual goals or policy makers pursuing social objectives, decision makers rarely have complete information about probability distributions over relevant states of the world...


Based on an interview with Loïc Berger on his paper “Managing Catastrophic Climate Risks Under Model Uncertainty Aversion” coauthored with Johannes Emmerling and Massimo Tavoni (Management Science, 2017).

New research by Loïc Berger shows that taking deeply uncertain and catastrophic climate events into account has important implications for climate policy. When such events are included in economic-climate models, the need to adjust policies to reduce the impact of catastrophes resulting from global warming emerges. The key takeaway from Berger’s work is that current emissions targets need to be revised...