The Leibniz Lectures series specifically promotes research conducted by Leibniz Prize holders by providing a platform for the awardees to present their research to the scientific community as well as the broader public in North America. Established in 1985, the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize is the highest honor awarded in German research. Up to ten prizes are awarded annually with a maximum of EUR 2.5 million per award and a total of 354 researchers have received the award since the program began.
The University of Cologne New York Office, the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the German Center for Research and Innovation invite you to a Leibniz lecture by Professor Axel Ockenfels on ‘Economic Engineering of Human Cooperation and Competition’. Axel Ockenfels is a German economist and professor of economics at the University of Cologne.