Dr. Maja Adena
2020-present Vice Director of the research unit "Economics of Change", WZB Berlin Social Science Center
2013 Free University Berlin PhD in Economics
2012-2019 Research Fellow, research unit "Economics of Change", WZB Berlin Social Science Center
2012-2012 Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Analysis (CenEA), Szczecin (PL)
2006 – 2012 Research Fellow, Department of Economics, Free University Berlin
2006 – 2012 Berlin Doctoral Program of Economics and Management Science
2006 Free University Berlin Diplom in Economics
Adena, M., Hakimov, R., & Huck, S. (2020). Charitable giving by the poor: A field experiment in Kyrgyzstan Management Science, https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2023.4702.
Adena, M., & Harke, J. (2022). COVID-19 and pro-sociality: How do donors respond to local pandemic severity, increased salience, and media coverage?. Experimental Economics, 25(3), 824-844, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10683-022-09753-y.
Adena, M., & Huck, S. (2022). Voluntary "donations" versus reward-oriented "contributions": Two experiments on framing in funding mechanisms, Experimental Economics, 25(5), 1399–1417, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10683-022-09759-6.
Adena, M., & Huck, S. (2020). Online fundraising, self-image, and the long-term impact of ask avoidance. Management Science, 66(2), 722-743.
Adena, M., & Huck, S. (2019). Giving once, giving twice: A two-period field experiment on intertemporal crowding in charitable giving. Journal of Public Economics, 172, 127-134.
Adena, M., & Huck, S. (2017). Matching donations without crowding out? Some theoretical considerations, a field, and a lab experiment. Journal of Public Economics, 148, 32-42.
Adena, M., Enikolopov, R., Petrova, M., Santarosa, V., & Zhuravskaya, E. (2015). Radio and the Rise of the Nazis in Prewar Germany. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 130(4), 1885-1939.
For full publication list, see here.
Adena, M., & Hager, A. (2022). Does online fundraising increase charitable giving? A nationwide field experiment on Facebook. WZB Discussion Paper (No. SP II 2020-302r), R&R at Management Science.
Adena, M., & Huck, S. (2019). Can mass fundraising harm your core business? A field experiment on how fundraising affects ticket sales, WZB Discussion Paper (No. SP II 2019-304r), R&R at Journal of Consumer Research.
Adena, M., Enikolopov, R., Petrova, M., & Voth, H. J. (2021). Bombs, broadcasts and resistance: Allied intervention and domestic opposition to the Nazi regime during World War II. WZB Discussion Paper (No. SP II 2021-301), under review.
Timko, Ch. & Adena, M. (2022). Hooked on Apps: A Framed Field Experiment on Behavioral and Transparent App Design, under review.
Adena, M., & Huck, S. (2023). Support for the German right-wing populist party AfD diminishes subjective well-being – Survey and experimental evidence, R&R at PLOS ONE.