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. (2023). 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, https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2018.3232.
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, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpubeco.2019.01.002.
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, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpubeco.2017.02.002.
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, https://doi.org/10.1093/qje/qjv030.
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. (2023). How Does Facilitated Giving Affect Sales? A Field Experiment, earlier version, under review.
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. (2023). Transparent app design reduces excessive usage time and increases willingness to pay compared to common behavioral design—a framed field experiment, WZB Discussion Paper (No. SP II 2023–302), 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.