Gert G. Wagner

Max Planck Fellow, MPI for Human Development, Berlin

Senior Research Fellow, The Socio-Economic Pane (SOEP) at DIW Berlin
Advisory Council for Consumer Affairs, Berlin
National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech), Munich

Vita

Professor of Economics, 2002-2018, Technische Universität Berlin
Professor of Economics, 1998-2002, Europa Universität Vidrina, Frankfurt/Oder
Professor of Public Economic and Social Policies, 1992-1998, Ruhr Universität Bochum
Honorary Doctorate, 2018, University of Cologne
Postdoctorate, 1983, Technische Universität Berlin
Degree in Economic Science, 1978, Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
Undergraduate in Sociology, 19??, Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main

International Max Planck Research School LIFE (IMPRS) Faculty Member

Research interests

  • Determinants of Risk Attitude in the Course of Life
  • Ways of Knowledge Transfer

Selected Literature

Arslan, R. C., Brümmer, M., Dohmen, T., Drewelies, J., Hertwig, R., & Wagner, G. G. (2020). How people know their risk preference, in: Scientific Reports, 10:15365, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-72077-5

Sokolovska, N., Fecher, B., & Wagner, G. G. (2019). Communication on the Science-Policy-Interface: An Overview of Conceptual Models, in: Publications, Vol. 7, No. 64, doi:10.3390/publications7040064

Rebitschek, F. G. & Wagner, G. G. (2020). Zur Akzeptanz von assistiven Robotern im Pflege- und Gesundheitsbereich: Repräsentative Daten zeichnen ein klares Bild für Deutschland, in: Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie, doi.org/10.1007/s00391-020-01780-9

Gross, J., & Wagner, G. G. (2019). Algorithmen können durch testen jederzeit transparent gemacht werden: der Gesetzgeber muss das nur wollen. Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium (WiSt).

Gerberding, J., & Wagner, G. G. (2019). Qualitätssicherung für „Predictive Analytics“ durch digitale Algorithmen. Zeitschrift für Rechtspolitik, 4, 116-119.

Müller-Langer, F., Fecher, B., Harhoff, D., & Wagner, G. G. (2018). Replication studies in economics: How many and which papers are chosen for replication, and why? Research Policy, 48, 62-83. doi:10.1016/j.respol.2018.07.019

Fecher, B., Friesike, S., & Wagner, G. G. (2017). A nod to public open access infrastructures. Science, 356(6344), 1242. doi:10.1126/science.aaf6401

Wegwarth, O., Wagner, G. G., & Gigerenzer, G. (2017). Can facts trump unconditional trust? Evidence-based information halves the influence of physicians' non-evidence-based cancer screening recommendations. PLoS ONE, 12(8):e0183024. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0183024

Josef, A. K., Richter, D., Samanez-Larkin, G. R., Wagner, G. G., Hertwig, R., & Mata, R. (2016). Stability and change in risk-taking propensity across the adult lifespan. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 111, 430-450. doi:10.1037/pspp0000090