Previous colloquia

2019

  • Jun 20 Eugen Dimant, University of Pennsylvania, on "When a nudge backfires: Using observation with social and economic incentives to promote pro-social behavior"
  • May 16 Paul Smeets, Maastricht University, on "How do the rich think about redistribution?"
  • May 9 David Reinstein, University of Exeter, on "Substitution among charitable contributions: Converging lab and field evidence"
  • May 2 Soo Hong Chew, National University of Singapore, on "Motivated false memory"
  • Apr 25 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"

2018

  • Dec 13 Inácio Bó, WZB, on "The iterative deferred acceptance mechanism"
  • Nov 22 Johanna Jauernig, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), on "Spite and preemptive retaliation after tournaments"
  • Nov 15 Thomas Graeber, Harvard University, on "Inattentive inference"
  • Nov 08 Tommy Andersson, University of Lund, on "Dynamic Refugee Matching"
  • Oct 18 Anna Dreber, Stockholm School of Economics, on "Replications and prediction markets"
  • Jul 19 Aniko Öry, Yale School of Management, on "Aiming for the goal: Contribution dynamics of crowdfunding"
  • Jun 14 Thomas Stratmann, George Mason University, on "Moral decision costs when vote weight care unequal"
  • May 31 Rigissa Megalokonomou, University of Queensland, on "Feedback, Learning and Performance: Evidence from a Randomised Controlled Trial"
  • May 17 Erin Krupka, University of Michigan, on "Rhetoric matters: A social norms explanation for the anomaly of framing"
  • May 03 Astrid Hopfensitz, Toulouse School of Economics, on "What if women earned more than their spouses? An experimental investigation of work-division in couples"
  • Apr 26 Peter Werner, Maastricht University, on "CO2 trading - design and behavior"
  • Feb 08 Diemo Urbig, University of Wuppertal, on "Entrepreneurship and competition: Do competitive intensity and individual competitiveness matter for selection into entrepreneurship"
  • Feb 01 Stéphane Luchini, CNRS and Aix-Marseille School of Economics (AMSE), on "Testimony under oath - an experimental test"
  • Jan 25 Jeroen van de Ven, University of Amsterdam, on "The power and limits of sequential communication in coordination games"

2017

  • Dec 14 Marta Serra Garcia, University of California, San Diego, on "Time-inconsistent charitable giving"
  • Dec 07 Lawrence Choo, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, on "Whistleblowing and diffusion of responsibility. An experiment"
  • Nov 30 Julie Chytilová, CERGE – Economics Institute, Prague, on "Acting in groups elevates antisocial behavior: Evidence from large-scale experiments in Europe and Africa"
  • Nov 23 Sebastian Fehrler, University of Konstanz, on "Negotiating cooperation under uncertainty: Communication in noisy, indefinitely repeated interactions"
  • Nov 16 Bob Hammond, North Carolina State University, on "Sequential school choice: Theory and evidence from the field and lab"
  • Nov 09 Karina Held, University of Magdeburg, on "Inducing stress in an economist’s lab: Anti-social behavior under acute stress"
  • Oct 26 Daniel Chen, Toulouse School of Economics, on "Ideas have consequences: The impact of law and economics on american justice"
  • Oct 19 Peter Bednarik, University of Vienna, on "Competition promotes helping behavior via indirect reciprocity"
  • Jul 19 Iwan Barankay, University of Pennsylvania, on “Process vs retrieval practice incentives to induce lasting behavior modification: Evidence from a toothbrushing RCT”
  • Jul 12 Sander Onderstal, University of Amsterdam, on "Collusion and corporate social responsibility: A laboratory experiment" 
  • Jul 5 Sevgi Yuksel, University of California, Santa Barbara, on "Seeking and interpreting signals: An experiment"
  • Jun 21 Itai Ashlagi, Stanford University, on "Communication requirements and informative signaling in matching markets", and Christhopher Roth, University of Oxford, on "Learning from the Mariels: Are immigrants really taking our jobs?"
  • Jun 7 Vera te Velde, University of Queensland, on "On the power of surprising versus anticipated gifts"
  • May 24 Boon Han Koh, University of Melbourne, on "Attribution biases in leadership: Is it effort or luck?"
  • May 17 Ragan Petrie, Texas A&M University, on “Workplace competition and labor supply: a field experiment”
  • May 10 Silvia Saccardo, Carnegie Mellon University, on "Moral norms, image concerns and motivated reasoning"
  • Feb 22 Sandro Ambuehl, University of Toronto Scarborough, on "An Offer You Can't Refuse? Incentives Change What We Believe"
  • Feb 8 Thomas Buser, University of Amsterdam, on "Do women give up competing more easily? Evidence from the lab and the Dutch Math Olympiad"
  • Jan 25 Jona Linde, University of Maastricht, on "Anchoring in Bargaining"

2016

  • Dec 14 Salvatore Nunnari, Bocconi University, Milan, on "Durable coalitions and communication: Public vs private negotiations"
  • Nov 30 Florian Zimmermann, University of Zurich, on "The Dynamics of Motivated Beliefs"
  • Nov 09 Kathleen Ngangoué, DIW Berlin, on "Trading under Ambiguity and the Effect of Learning"
  • Oct 26 Christopher Rauh, University of Cambridge, on "Reading Between the Lines: Prediction of Political Violence Using Newspaper Text"
  • Oct 12 Terri Kneeland, University College London, on "Bounded Reasoning: Rationality or Cognition"
  • Jul 13 Christian Thöni, HEC Lausanne, on "Cultural origins of cooperation: The permeability of societies"
  • Jul 06 Georg Kirchsteiger, Université Libre de Bruxelles, on "Endogenous Repeated Cooperation and Surplus Distribution - An Experimental Analysis"
  • Jun 22 James Konow, University of Kiel, on "Equity versus Equality: Experimental Analysis of Justice Rules"
  • Jun 15 Natalia Zinovyeva, Aalto University, on "Connections in Scientific Committees and Applicants' Self-selection: Evidence from a Natural Randomized Experiment"
  • Jun 08 Dan Friedman, University of California, Santa Cruz, on "Online Ad Auctions: A Laboratory Experiment"
  • Jun 01 Christina Gravert, University of Gothenburg, on "The hidden costs of nudging: Experimental evidence from reminders in fundraising"
  • May 25 Johannes Leutgeb, WZB, on "Games played through agents in the laboratory – A test of Prat & Rustichini's model"
  • May 18 Daniele Nosenzo, University of Nottingham, on “Preferences for truth-telling”
  • May 11 Eva Ranehill, University of Zurich, on "The contraceptive pill, well being, and economic decisions"
  • May 04 Teodora Boneva, University College London, on "Parental Beliefs about Returns to Educational Investments - The Later the Better?"
  • Apr 27 James Andreoni, University of California, San Diego, on "When Fair Isn't Fair: Sophisticated Time Inconsistency in Social Preferences"
  • Feb 03 Dennie van Dolder, University of Nottingham, on "Game Show Economics"
  • Jan 27 Michal Krawczyk, University of Warschau, on "Are we all overconfident in the long run? Evidence from one million marathon participants"
  • Jan 20 Peter Schwardmann, University of Munich, on "Selling dreams: Endogenous overoptimism and collateral use in financial contracts"
  • Jan 13 Thomas Dohmen, University of Bonn, on “The Nature and Predictive Power of Preferences: Global Evidence”
  • Jan 06 Dorothea Kübler, WZB, on "Who cleans up the mess: Ethical concerns versus Efficiency"

2015

  • Dec 16 Dominik Duell, Toulouse 1 Capitole University, on "Strategic discrimination"
  • Dec 09 Thomas de Haan, University of Bergen, on "Good Nudge Lullaby: Choice Architecture and Default Bias Reinforcement"
  • Dec 02 Marina Schröder, University of Cologne, on "Quantity, Quality, and Originality: The Effects of Incentives on Creativity"
  • Nov 25 Volker Benndorf, University of Duesseldorf, on "Intra- and Intergroup Conflicts: Theory and Experiment in Continuous Time"
  • Nov 18 Aniol Llorente-Saguer, Queen Mary University of London, on "Unanimous Rules in the Laboratory"
  • Nov 11 Takeshi Murooka, University of Munich, on "The Timing of Choice-Enhancing Policies"
  • Nov 04 Tim Salmon, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, on "Should you Pay your Workers to Quit Their Job?", and Melis Kartal, University of Vienna, on "The Benefits (and Limits) of Transparency: Theory and Experimental Evidence"
  • Oct 28 Christian Basteck, TU Berlin, on "Optimal Voting Procedures under Sophisticated Voting - the 3 Candidate Case"
  • Oct 07 Jan Stoop, Erasmus School of Economics, Rotterdam, on "Return to sender: Ethical behaviour, social class, and envelopes"
  • Sep 09 Ben Greiner, University of New South Wales, on "Conflict resolution vs. conflict escalation in online markets"
  • Jul 08 Christiane Schwieren, University of Heidelberg, on "Stress and its relevance for economics"
  • Jul 01 Dana Sisak, Erasmus University Rotterdam, on "Peer Evaluation and Team Performance: An Experiment on Complex Problem Solving"
  • Jun 24 Lars Ehlers, Université de Montréal, on "Transferring Ownership of Public Housing to Existing Tenants : A Mechanism Design Approach "
  • Jun 17 Sven Fischer, Newcastle University Business School, on "Auctions and Leaks: A Theoretical and Experimental Investigation"
  • Jun 10 Ernesto Reuben, Columbia University, on "Competitiveness and the gender gap among young business professionals"
  • Jun 03 Marit Hinnosaar, Collegio Carlo Alberto, on "Time Inconsistency and Alcohol Sales Restrictions"
  • May 27 Matthias Heinz, University of Cologne, on "Team Incentives and Performance: Evidence from a Retail Chain"
  • May 20 Anselm Frieder Rink, Columbia University, on "Evangelical Missions and Democratization: Evidence from Peru"
  • May 13 Karl Wärneryd, Stockholm School of Economics, on "Democracy and International Conflict"
  • Apr 29 Fabrice Le Lec, Université Paris I Sorbonne, on "On choice attitude -- Experimental evidence of choice aversion"
  • Apr 22 Ed Hopkins, The University of Edinburgh, on “Inequality, Gender and Risk-Taking Behaviour”
  • Apr 15 Tatjana Kornienko, The University of Edinburgh, on “Lone Wolf or Herd Animal? An Experiment on Choice of Information and Social Learning”
  • Feb 11 Stefan Penczynski, University of Mannheim, on "The Nature of Social Learning: Experimental Evidence"
  • Feb 04 Marco Mantovani, University of Milan Bicocca, on "Whom are you talking with? An experiment on credibility and communication structure"
  • Jan 28 Ro'i Zultan, Ben-Gurion University, on "Auction Mechanisms and Bidder Collusion: Bribes, Signals and Selection"
  • Jan 14 Johanna Mollerstrom, George Mason University, on "Richer (and Holier) than Thou? The E
    ffect of Relative Income Improvements on Demand for Redistribution"
  • Jan 07 Amma Serwaah-Panin, WZB, on "God's premium: preferences for religious giving"

2014

  • Dec 17 Thomas Meissner, TU Berlin, on "Cognitive Bubbles"
  • Dec 10 Andreas Leibbrandt, Monash University, on "If One Price Is Good, Are Two Better? Experimental Evidence On Pricing And Customer Antagonism"
  • Dec 03 Ludwig Ensthaler, Humboldt University and WZB, on "Games Played Through Agents in the Lab: A test of Prat and Rustichini (2003)"
  • Nov 26 Bertil Tungodden, NHH Bergen, on “Are Americans more meritocratic and efficiency seeking than Scandinavians?”
  • Nov 19 Katharina Huesmann, Cologne Graduate School, on "Constraints on Matching Markets Based on Moral Concerns"
  • Nov 12 Verena Utikal, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, on "On the punishability of intentions and their concealment"
  • Nov 05 Michael Bauer, CERGE-EI Prague, on "Trusting Former Rebels: An Experimental Approach to Understanding Reintegration after Civil War"
  • Oct 22 Jörg Oechssler, University of Heidelberg, on "Imitation under stress"
  • Oct 15 Bjoern Hartig, Royal Holloway University of London, on "A Welfare-Tradeoff-Model of Other-Regarding Preferences"
  • Sep 17 Johannes Maier, University of Munich
  • Aug  27 Tymon Słoczyński, Warsaw School of Economics, on "New Evidence on Linear Regression and Treatment Effect Heterogeneity"
  • Jul  16 Macartan Humphreys, Columbia University, on "Messaging Strategies to Combat Housing Discrimination in New York City: Evidence from a Field Experiment"
  • Jul  09 Christoph Rheinberger, WZB, on "Dinner with Bayes: On the Revision of Subjective Risk Beliefs"
  • Jul  02 Thomas Buser, University of Amsterdam, on "The impact of losing in a competition on the willingness to seek further challenges"
  • Jun  25 Paul Smeets, Maastricht University, on "Experiments on Social Preferences and Trust with Investors and Millionaires"
  • Jun  18 Dan Benjamin, Cornell University, on "Biased Beliefs About Random Samples: Evidence from Integrated Experiments"
  • Jun  04 Jana Friedrichsen, WZB, on "Bidding for network size: quality competition with network e
    ffects"
  • May 28 Brit Grosskopf, University of Exeter, on "On the Demand for Expressing Emotions"
  • May 21 Jonathan de Quidt, STICERD, London School of Economics, on "Your Loss Is My Gain: A Recruitment Experiment With Framed Incentives"
  • May 14 Kai Barron, University College London, on "Belief updating under uncertainty: How important are relative stakes?", and Hans-Martin von Gaudecker, University of Bonn, on "Individual Preferences over Risk and Portfolio Choice"
  • May 07 Klaus Schmidt, University of Munich, on "Loss Aversion and Inefficient Renegotiation"
  • Apr  23 Jingjing Zhang, University of Zurich, on "Noisy Introspection in the "11-20" Game"
  • Apr  09 Rustam Hakimov and Dorothea Kuebler, WZB, on "Endowment effect and game frame"
  • Mar 26 Julia Schmid and Dorothea Kuebler, WZB, on “Take your time to grow: A field experiment on recruitment decisions in Germany"
  • Mar 05 Espen Aarseth, The IT University of Copenhagen, on “The Other Game Theory: Actual Games in Virtual Environments”
  • Feb 12 Nadja Dwenger, Max-Planck-Institut für Steuerrecht und Öffentliche Finanzen München, on "Extrinsic vs Intrinsic Motivations for Tax Compliance: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Germany"
  • Feb 05 Justin Valasek, WZB
  • Jan 22 Susann Fiedler, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, on "Looking at Outcome Distributions Differently: How Social Preferences Guide the Transformation of Objective Payoffs"

2013

  • Dec 18 Simon Jaeger, Harvard University, on ""Complex tax incentives - an experimental investigation"
  • Dec 11 Eva Hoppe, University of Cologne, on "Contracting under Incomplete Information and Social Preferences: An Experimental Study".
  • Dec 04 Ciril Bosch, Technische Universität Berlin
  • Nov 27 Ning Chen, ESMT and BDPEMS, on "Do different motives underlying gift-giving behavior affect self-indulgence differently?"
  • Nov 20 Wanda Mimra, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, on "Second Opinions in Credence Goods Markets: Experimental Evidence"
  • Nov 13 Ludwig Ensthaler, WZB and HU Berlin, on "Auctions with Information Acquisition"
  • Nov 06 Ferdinand Vieider, WZB, on "Risk Preferences and Development Revisited: A Field Experiment in Vietnam"
  • Oct 30 Kim Kaivanto, Lancaster University Management School, on "Asymmetric Dominance and Compromise Effects as Manifestations of ‘Choice Without Preference'"
  • Oct 23 Takeshi Murooka, University of California, Berkeley, on "Deception under Competitive Intermediation"
  • Oct 16 Håkan Jerker Holm, Lund University, on “Deciding for others reduces loss aversion”
  • Sep 25 Thomas Cusack, WZB, on "The Children of Darkness on the Road from 'No Society' to the 'Big Society': Transforming Popular Preferences for Redistribution in Britain"
  • Sep 10 Reinhard Blomert, WZB, on "Adam Smith, der Philosoph, der unfreiwillig die Ökonomie erfand"
  • Aug 21 Rebecca Morton, New York University, on "The Secret Ballot in the Lab: The Effects of Privacy on Voter Behavior"
  • Jun 26 Guillaume Fréchette, New York University, on "The Impact of Monitoring in Infinitely Repeated Games: Perfect, Public, and Private"
  • Jun 12 Marco Mantovani
  • Jun 05 Thomas Meissner on "Intertemporal Consumption and Debt Aversion: An Experimental Study"
  • May 29 Ryan Oprea, University of British Columbia, on "Time and State Dependence in an Ss Decision Experiment"
  • May 15 Antonio Guarino, University College London
  • May 08 Rune Midjord, University of the Basque Country, on "Competitive Pressure and Job Interview Lying".
  • Apr. 24 Carl Christian von Weizsäcker, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn, on "Freedom, Wealth and Adaptive Preferences"
  • Apr. 17 Han Bleichrodt, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
  • Apr. 10 Macartan Humphreys, WZB
  • Mar. 20 Olivier l'Haridon, Université de Rennes, on "Learning under ambiguity: An experiment using initial public offerings on a stock market"
  • Mar. 06 Isa Hafalir, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Feb. 20 Mathieu Lefebvre, Université de Liege, on "Tax evasion and social interactions" (DIW, Schumpeter Saal)
  • Feb. 13 Roel van Veldhuizen, WZB,  on "Corruption: Reciprocity or Greed?"
  • Feb. 06 Pablo Guillen Alvarez, University of Sydney, on "The cognitive limits of matching mechanisms"
  • Jan. 30 Simon Weidenholzer, University of Essex, on „Constrained Interactions and Social Coordination“
  • Jan. 23 Kelly Askew, University of Michigan, on "Transformation of Property Rights and Poverty in Tanzania"
  • Jan. 16 Christian Basteck, TU Berlin, on "Fair Lotteries over Indivisible Objects"
  • Jan. 09 Timo Ehrig, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, on "Endogenous Risks, Higher Order Beliefs, and Price Formation"

 

2012

  • Dec. 19 Ben Greiner, University of New South Wales, on "Bargaining, Asymmetric Information, and Communication - An Experiment"
  • Dec. 12 Jan Potters, University of Tilburg, on "Financial agency: The role of ex-ante and ex-post accountability"
  • Dec. 05 Andreas Ortmann, Australian School of Business, on Understanding Social Impact Bonds: an Experimental Investigation"
  • Nov. 28 Justin Valasek, WZB, on "Irresponsibility in Committees"
  • Nov. 21 Ferdinand Vieider, WZB, on "Risk Attitudes, Development, and Growth. Macroeconomic Evidence from Experiments in 30 Countries"
  • Nov. 14 Satpal Nijjar
  • Nov. 08 Lukas Wenner, University College London, on "Expected Prices as Reference Points - Theory and Experiments", and Onur Kesten, Carnegie Mellon University, on "From Boston to Shanghai to Deferred Acceptance: Theory and Experiments on a Family of School Choice Mechanisms"
  • Oct. 31 Onur Kesten, Carnegie Mellon University: POSTPONED TO NOV. 08
  • Oct. 24 Macartan Humphreys, Columbia University & WZB, on "Policing Politicians: Citizen Empowerment and Political Accountability in Uganda"
  • Oct. 17 Linda Sass, University of Bielefeld, on "The Strategic Use of Ambiguity"
  • Oct. 10 Joel van der Weele, Goethe University Frankfurt, on "When Ignorance Is Innocence: On Information Avoidance in Moral Dilemmas"