Maja AdenaWZB Berlin Social Science Center
Maja Adena is a researcher at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center. She received her Ph.D. in Economics at the Free University of Berlin. Her academic interests are mainly in public and behavioral economics. In a series of (field) experiments, she studies determinants of charitable giving and optimal designs of fundraising campaigns. In the field of political economy, she works on persuasion, studying how far the media can influence individual preferences and behavior. Her research is also concerned with poverty and deprivation and how it impacts individual well-being.