Projects of the Research Unit Market Design

Laufende Projekte

  1. Project // 01.08.2022 – 31.07.2025

    Green financial intermediation – from demand to impact

    Achieving the Paris agreement goals to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels and contributing to the UN Sustainability Goals will require massive public and …

  2. Project // 01.01.2022 – 01.12.2024

    Strategic Bidding and Gaming

    This project supports the implementation of scientific studies on market-based redispatch within the framework of a research project. For this purpose, together with partners of the project consortium, the risk…

  3. Project // 01.11.2019 – 31.10.2022

    Kopernikus Project "Industrial Processes": Synchronized and Energy-Adaptive Production Technology for Flexible Alignment of Industrial Processes to a Fluctuating Energy Supply (SynErgie)

    The Kopernikus project SynErgie addresses the challenge of harmonizing the generation with the consumption of electricity in a future with a high proportion of wind and solar power. The focus is on the design…

  4. Project // 01.06.2019 – 30.11.2023

    Improving School Admissions for Diversity and Better Learning Outcomes

    The policy question analyzed in this project is how the incentives of public decision-makers may impede the implementation of admissions rules that are both fair and efficient, reduce social segregation and…

  5. Project // 01.03.2019 – 31.12.2022

    Market design for food donations

    The aim of the project is a simple and efficient distribution of food donations. This is made possible by the development of an online platform as an interface between food banks and companies from the industry…

  6. Project // 01.06.2018 – 31.05.2023

    Market Design by Public Authorities

    This project aims to advance the understanding of market design in the presence of political constraints such as re-election motives as well as corruption and favoritism. We will study how corrupt market …

  7. Project // 09.01.2017 – 31.12.2021

    Redesign of childcare allocation procedures in Germany

    The aim of this project is to optimise the allocation procedure for kindergarten places. In many German cities, the allocation of available kindergarten places is largely uncoordinated. This leads to great…

Abgeschlossene Projekte

  1. Project // 18.09. – 31.12.2022

    Planning and establishment of the ZEW hub for field experiments

    In this project, a research infrastructure is being developed and tested to expand and scale the use of field experiments at the ZEW. Through this hub for field experiments, the ZEW aims to establish itself as…

  2. Project // 15.06.2021 – 15.04.2022

    Analysis of the balancing energy market

    Within the project, reports will be prepared to address the design of balancing energy markets in Germany within the frame of the scheduled European designs.