Dr. Mira Fischer

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Mira Fischer
Martina Sander

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mira.fischer [at] wzb.eu
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Research Fellow of the Research Unit

Mira Fischer is a postdoc in the Market Behavior research unit. She addresses questions at the intersection of behavioral economics and the economics of education and is particularly interested in the institutional determinants of educational decisions and outcomes.

since 09 2018  Postdoc, WZB

2018       Ph.D. in Economics, University of Cologne

2011       Master in International Economics, University of Konstanz

2008       Bachelor in Philosophy and Political Science, University of Konstanz

Personal website

Selected Publications

Fischer, M., Sliwka, D. (2018) Confidence in Knowledge or Confidence in the Ability to Learn: An Experiment on the Causal Effects of Beliefs on Motivation, Games and Economic Behavior, 111, 122-142

Fischer, M., Kauder, B., Potrafke, N., Ursprung, H.W. (2017) Support for Free-market Policies and Reforms: Does the Field of Study Influence Students’ Political Attitudes?, European Journal of Political Economy, 48, 180-197

Fischer, M., Kampkötter, P. (2017) Effects of German Universities’ Excellence Initiative on Ability Sorting of Students and perceptions of Educational Quality, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 173(4), 662-687

Fischer, M., Lotz, S. (2014) Ist sanfter Paternalismus ethisch vertretbar? Eine differenzierende Betrachtung aus Sicht der Freiheit, Sozialer Fortschritt/German Review of Social Policy, 63(3), 52-58

Research fields

Education and Inequality | Organizations | Political Preferences
Image
Mira Fischer
Martina Sander

Contact

mira.fischer [at] wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
room
D 122