Projects of the Research Unit Market Design

  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 // 12.05.2021 - 31.08.2021

    Justification and specification of a maximum balancing energy price

    Within the project a science-based report will be prepared to address the questions of a  justification and a specification of a maximum balancing energy price in the scheduled European design of the balancing…

  3. Project // 01.05.2020 - 31.05.2021

    Market design for the integration of renewable energy sources: flexible demand-side adaption and supply-side support

    The German government's energy concept envisages the expansion of renewable energy sources to more than 80 % of gross electric power consumption by 2050. This expansion will lead to an increase in the fluctuation…

  4. 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 of…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. Project // 01.01.2019 - 31.12.2019

    Efficient Design of Measures to Promote Broadband Infrastructure

    In order for the expected growth, productivity and innovation potential of modern ICT applications to be realized on the demand side, the renewal of existing base broadband infrastructure or its (partial)…

  8. Project // 01.01.2019 - 30.06.2022

    Design and Impact of Admissions Rules for Schools

    Admissions rules play an important role in many aspects of life. Among others, they regulate the allocation of students to schools. Today digitalisation enables decision makers to use computer-based matching…

  9. Project // 01.01.2019 - 31.12.2021

    The Design of Firms Internal Labor Markets Under Asymmetric Information

    Designing internal labor markets and reducing frictions in employee retention is an important challenge for human resource management (HRM). The aim of the project was twofold. The first part investigated…