COVID-19 restrictions: The impact of resources

How did people perceive restrictive measures during the COVID-19 pandemic? How was their daily well-being affected by them? And how did this influence their support for the measures? A team of scientists of the University of Konstanz have now published their findings on psychological well-being during the pandemic in PLOS ONE.

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Cozzarelli Prize finalist 2022

Biologist Daniela Rößler from the University of Konstanz's Zukunftskolleg honoured for her publication on a state of jumping spiders that is similar to REM sleep.

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Misperception of the commuter allowance

Experts say the commuter allowance increases income inequality in Germany and contributes to higher pollution. But, as Konstanz researchers show in a recent study, the public perceives the effects differently. Informing individuals about the true effects increases support for policy reforms that would be better for the environment and social inclusion.

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The effectiveness of sanctions

Do international sanctions work? And what effects do they have? In order to examine these and similar questions, Konstanz political scientists Gerald Schneider and Patrick M. Weber compiled an extensive data set, which is now freely available.

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