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Congratulations Jonas!

Today, Jonas Radl was awarded the Julián Marías prize for distinguished researchers under 40 in the Madrid region for 2018, shared with Enrique Gandía Pérez. At the ceremony, which was held at the Royal Academy of Natural, Physical and Exact Sciences, the Regional Minister of Research and Education for the Read more…

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Symposium on Cognitive Effort

Organization is underway for our “Symposium on Cognitive Effort”, which will be held on February 4th and 5th, 2019, at Carlos III University of Madrid. The symposium shall provide a forum for the exchange of ideas among selected experts from the various fields that are relevant to the project theme Read more…

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Two team members go to Berlin

Jonas and Laura F. have gone to Berlin to meet up with our partners at the WZB. On the agenda for their trip is updating the partners on the early stages of EFFORT, an appointment with the data protection experts at WZB on the Data Management Plan, as well as Read more…

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Our newest team member Alberto!

We would like to extend a warm welcome to our final team member, Alberto Palacios! Alberto is a PhD student at Carlos III University of Madrid. He has a Double Master’s Degree in Economic Development from Carlos III and Lund University, where he also worked as a research assistant. His Read more…

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Laura Fürsich joins the team!

A warm welcome to our new team member, Laura Fürsich! Laura is a PhD researcher at WZB Berlin Social Science Center and will be using the research from the real-effort experiments for her PhD thesis. She will support the implementation of the real-effort experiments, especially in the replication stage in Read more…

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Two summer schools

Patricia and Simona are attending summer schools this August. Patricia is going to Copenhagen for the Scandinavian Workshop on Applied Eye Tracking, hosted by the Copenhagen Business School, where she will learn about the latest developments in eye tracking technology. Simona is attending A Crash Course in Experimental Economics, offered Read more…

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Meet Laura García!

We are delighted to welcome Laura García Llamas as our newest team member! Laura is now the EFFORT project manager, who will make sure everything runs smoothly. On top of having a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Economics, she has extensive experience as a research grant assistant. Great to Read more…

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Patricia joins EFFORT!

We are excited to welcome Patricia Dias to the EFFORT team. As a postdoc, she will contribute to the running of the project overall, as well as to the implementation of the behavioral and psychophysiological experiments. She completed her PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience of Language (Basque Center on Cognition Brain Read more…

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Welcome Simona!

We are happy to welcome Simona Demel, who has joined the EFFORT team as a postdoc. She will be contributing to carrying out the project overall, with a special focus on the economic experiments and the data analysis. Her main areas of research interests are in behavioural and experimental economics. Read more…

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About the project

Project launch

We are excited to announce the launch of the EFFORT project! Our purpose is to understand the role of effort in the reproduction of social inequality. The research team is based at the Department of Social Sciences of Carlos III University of Madrid, and we are also collaborating with the Read more…

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