Berlin Behavioral Economics Colloquium and Seminar

The Berlin Behavioral Economics Colloquium and Seminar are a joint effort between DIW, WZB, HU Berlin and TU Berlin (in cooperation with CRC TRR 190) with the aim of fostering the exchange between active researchers in the areas of behavioral and experimental economics.

The 2019 summer semester series will be held at WZB, Reichpietschufer 50, 10785 Berlin, room B 001, on Thursdays from 3:00-4:15 pm and 4:45-6:00 pm unless otherwise stated.

Summer semester 2019

April 25

  • 3:00 pm Manu Munoz Herrera, New York University Abu Dhabi, on "Keycards and straitjackets: The role of social regulations and social integration in escaping inefficient group processes"
  • 4:45 pm Yves Le Yaouanq, University of Munich, on "Learning about one's self"

May 2

  • 3:00 pm Soo Hong Chew, National University of Singapore, on "Motivated false memory"
  • 4:45 pm Jörg Oechssler, University of Heidelberg, on "The conditional contribution mechanism for repeated public goods - the general case"

May 9 (room A 310)

  • 3:00 pm David Reinstein, University of Exeter, on "Substitution among charitable contributions: Converging lab and field evidence"
  • 4:45 pm Johanna Mollerstrom, George Mason University, Arlington, on "Income mobility, luck/effort beliefs, and the demand for redistribution: per­ceptions and reality"

May 16 (room B 002/003)

  • 3:00 pm Paul Smeets, Maastricht University, on "How do the rich think about redistribution?"
  • 4:45 pm Arno Riedl, Maastricht University, on "How Unfair Chances Affect Labor Supply"

May 23

  • 4:45 pm Zahra Murad, University of Portsmouth, on "Fighting alone versus fighting for a team: An experiment on multiple pairwise contests"

June 6

  • 4:45 pm Tobias Gesche, University of Zurich

June 20 (room B 002/003)

  • 3:00 pm Eugen Dimant, University of Pennsylvania, on "When a Nudge Backfires: Using Observation with Social and Economic Incentives to Promote Pro-Social Behavior"
  • 4:45 pm Martin Sefton, University of Nottingham, on "Communication with partially verifiable information: An experiment"

June 27

  • 4:45 pm Felix Holzmeister, University of Innsbruck
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October 31

  • 4:45 pm  Tim Cason, Purdue University

November 14

  • 4:45 pm Ala Avoyan, Indiana University

December 5

  • 4:45 pm Andreas Lange, University of Hamburg

December 12

  • 4:45 pm Marco Faravelli, University of Queensland