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Special Issue published

We are happy to announce that  the Special Issue “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Effort: Measurement, Causes and Consequences” edited by Jonas Radl and Luis Miller has now been published in the American Behavioral Scientist. The Issue addresses three dimensions of research — on the measurement, determinants, and consequences of effort. Aguiar Read more…

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Alberto goes to Berlin

Alberto will be a visiting researcher at the WZB Berlin Social Sciences Center in the research unit Effort and Social Inequality from March until June 2021. He will work on his thesis and help the Berlin team to set up the experiments. We wish him a productive visit, enjoy all Read more…

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Welcome to the team, Sonia!

We are very happy to welcome Sonia Mata Ortega to our team. She will be filling in for our project manager Laura García Llamas who is currently on maternity leave after having a beautiful baby girl – our smallest team member yet! Sonia has a lot of experience in project Read more…

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Pilot Experiment in Berlin

We are happy to report that we managed to conduct our first experiments in Berlin. Because of the pandemic, we decided to set up a mobile laboratory and visit schools directly. Last week, early in the morning, equipped with thirteen laptops, a projector, and a suitcase full of toys, we Read more…

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First Paper Presented

We have presented our first paper using the data collected in Madrid at conferences and seminar series. A paper written for a Special Issue of the American Behavioral Scientist by Paula Apascaritei, Simona Demel and Jonas Radl, has been presented three times so far. First, Simona Demel presented it at Read more…

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Wrapping up the academic year

As we are wrapping up the 2019/2020 academic year, we reflect back on everything that has happened. We started our lab experiment in Madrid and had a great turnout, but, unfortunately, we were interrupted halfway due to COVID19. We also successfully launched an online experiment targeting the parents of the Read more…

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Welcome to the team, Louis!

We are very happy to announce that Louis Klobes is joining the team! He obtained a B.Sc. in Business Mathematics with a focus on economics and has worked with various institutions in international cooperation and development in Germany and Latin America. Currently, he is doing a Master in International and Read more…

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Now hiring: Student assistant in Berlin

We are hiring a student assistant in Berlin to help us out with the EFFORT project. The deadline to apply is February 2, 2020. For more information, please see this link: https://wzb.eu/en/node/66165 Please spread the word!

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EFFORT update

As the first semester of 2019/2020 comes to an end, we are happy to report that the data collection in Madrid has gone very well. It has been an intense semester, but we have approximately half of our desired sample size already. Overall, the children and the teachers seem to Read more…

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Two new research assistants join EFFORT!

Alicia and Isabel have joined EFFORT in order to help us in our data collection phase. Alicia is a second-year student in the Master of Social Sciences at the Carlos III-Juan March Institute of Social Sciences, where she holds the Juan March Servera Scholarship. Isabel is currently in her last Read more…

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