Economic Consequences of Restrictions on the Usage of Cookies

The research project “Economic Consequences of Restrictions on the Usage of Cookies” has received funding to proceed. The work is being done at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, under the direction of Prof. Dr. Berndt Skiera [pictured here]. The university explains: So far, there exists very little empirical knowledge on the trade-off between […]

A new standard way to measure the threshold of personal tragedy

Some skilled psychologists see big consequences aborning in seemingly trivial things. Here’s an example. This particular seemingly trivial thing happens — or doesn’t happen — at online dating sites. The researchers describe it in a quick phrase: “as indicated by fewer first visits to their dating profiles“. This is big:  a newly-recognized threshold for assessing personal […]