In the Media

Researchers from the University of Mannheim are highly regarded interview partners for the national and international Media. This site provides an overview of newspaper articles, and radio and TV reports that have been published online, and is updated daily.

How does the Arero Fund work?
In a podcast episode of Money-Mindset, Professor Martin Weber talks about the Arero fund, which he helped to develop, and gives investment advices.
How to get kids to eat more fruits and veggies
In a podcast by Deutsche Welle, health psychologist Prof. Jutta Mata talks about her study on family meals and the shared enjoyment of fruit and vegetables.
King Charles crowned – behind the scenes
In a radio interview with SWR2 Forum, Dr. Almuth Ebke, a historian at the University of Mannheim, discusses the meanings and implications of the coronation of the new king for the British and the world. (Interview in German)
More time at the table helps children to eat healthier
The Washington Post reports about the new study led by Prof. Jutta Mata and her colleagues that shows that an extended dinner leads children to eat more fruits and vegetables.
Dimensions of cum-ex fraud
Together with his team, Professor Christoph Spengel has analysed worldwide transaction data in the course of the Cum-Ex scandal. In CORRECTIV, he speaks of billions of dollars in tax losses.
Why women and investing aren't a match in Germany.
So-called financial fluencers try to take away customers' fear of investing money. But how serious are their offers? Prof. Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi answers this question in an article on DW.
Daughters inherit inventorship from parents – unless they have a younger brother
The news website Companies Digest reports on the result of a study by Professor Karin Hoisl.
Do humans think computers make fair decisions?
Several international media report on a study by Dr. Ruben Bach and Dr. Christoph Kern, according to which algorithms make more unfair decisions on their own than in cooperation with humans, because they approximate the latter's perception of fairness.
“ESG pay” for executives reduces companies’ carbon footprints
Prof. Stefan Reichelstein, Ph.D., explains in the online magazine “Business in the News” the results of his study, that shows that companies that include ESG metrics in their executive compensation schemes experience more tangible improvements in their CO2 emissions.
Swapping Prisoners for Humanitarian Reasons?
In his guest article for the Washington Post, Dr. Christoph Steinert analyzes why Russia and Ukraine agreed to exchange their prisoners of war.