Our last stop was in the city of Essen. For the first time, we got the chance to welcome six teams to compete for the three spots in the National Final for the region West.
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The third regional final took place in Mannheim at the ZEW. Eight teams took part in the competition, presenting their solutions to topics provided by researchers of the ZEW.
It was quite exciting for us to come to Berlin for the first ever YES! regional final in our new region. Hosted by the Leibniz Association, we welcomed six teams to present their solutions for topics that researchers from DIW Berlin and ESMT had provided for us.
Unser erstes Regionalfinale 2018 und die Teams der Region Nord haben die Latte sehr hoch gehängt. Neun ganz unterschiedliche Lösungsansätze, die Lust auf das machen, was uns in den kommenden Wochen in den anderen Regionen erwarten wird.
Digital Transformation and New Forms of Price Differentiation – What about Social Acceptance? (2018)Jochen Bast2018-05-23T10:23:39+00:00
One aspect of digital transformation is the increasing availability of data on consumer preferences and characteristics. This data also allows conclusions to be drawn about the individual willingness to pay for products or services. Where companies have pricing power, they could use this information for individually different prices for comparable products or services.
The experience at the kick-off meeting at the RWI has made us even more determined to find a way to reduce meat consumption. We all have our own personal reasons for participating in the project but there is also a collective motivation that drives all of us: our culture of meat consumption needs to change and quickly.
On Wednesday the 21. February 2018, the YES-Team of the 12 graders were on their way tot he train station to Hamburg. After a short stay, we were nicely welcomed at 1pm in the lobby oft he GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies. Kai Meinke and Dr Sebastian Renner started the Kick-Off event by presenting themselves and their team.
How exciting! After some weeks of preparation our adventure with YES! finally started. On 16 March 2018, we took the train from Pforzheim to Mannheim to attend our kick-off meeting at the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW).Thanks to our supportive school administration we were exempt from school that day. This was great of course! On the train we took the opportunity to exchange our thoughts about our topic "How to Combat Child Poverty- and How can Children and Adolescents be Best Supported".
Counting waste, identifying stars or evaluating air quality - Citizen Science could contribute to solving major societal problems but faces deficits, too.