Previous seminars

2019

  • Jun 27 Felix Holzmeister, University of Innsbruck, on "Delegated decision making in finance"
  • Jun 20 Martin Sefton, University of Nottingham, on "Communication with partially verifiable information: An experiment"
  • Jun 6 Tobias Gesche, ETH Zurich, on "Reference Price Shifts and Customer Antagonism: Evidence from Reviews for Online Auctions"
  • May 23 Zahra Murad, University of Portsmouth, on "Fighting alone versus fighting for a team: An experiment on multiple pairwise contests"
  • May 16 Arno Riedl, Maastricht University, on "How Unfair Chances Affect Labor Supply"
  • May 9 Johanna Mollerstrom, George Mason University, Arlington, on "Income mobility, luck/effort beliefs, and the demand for redistribution: per­ceptions and reality"
  • May 2 Jörg Oechssler, University of Heidelberg, on "The conditional contribution mechanism for repeated public goods - the general case"
  • Apr 25 Yves Le Yaouanq, University of Munich, on "Learning about one's self"
  • Jan 10 Lea Cassar, University of Cologne, on "Intentions for Doing Good Matter for Doing Well: The Negative Effects of Prosocial Incentives"

2018

  • Dec 13 Daniele Nosenzo, Luxembourg Institute for Socio-Economic Research and University of Nottingham, on "Law and norms: Experimental evidence"
  • Dec 06 Melis Kartal, University of Vienna, on “A new approach to the analysis of cooperation under the shadow of the future: Theory and experimental evidence”
  • Nov 29 Marcus Giamattei, University of Passau, on "Who inflates the bubble? - Forecasters and traders in experimental asset markets"
  • Nov 22 Holger Herz, University of Fribourg, on "Linguistics and time preferences: Are intertemporal trade-offs shaped by language?"
  • Nov 08 Joel Sobel, University of California, San Diego, on "Lying and deception in games"
  • Oct 11 Joseph Vecci, University of Gothenburg, on "Stability of preferences and personality: New evidence from developing and developed countries"
  • Jul 19 Johannes Müller-Trede, IESE Business School Barcelona, on "Principled defection: Untapped social motivation as an impediment to cooperation"
  • Jun 21 Ryan Oprea, University of California, Santa Barbara, on "Biases Over Biased Information Structures"
  • Jun 14 Piotr Evdokimov, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, on "Communication and behavior in organizations: An experiment"
  • May 31 Alex Teytelboym, University of Oxford, on "Refugee resettlement"
  • May 24 Jura Liaukonyte, Cornell University, on "Strategic obfuscation and price fairness"
  • May 17 Jose Apesteguia, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, on  "Separating predicted randomness from noise"
  • Apr 26 William Ferguson, Grinnell College, on “The political economy of establishing credible agreements: Political settlements, incentives, and the configuration of deals”
  • Feb 01 Loukas Balafoutas, University of Innsbruck, on "Rehabilitation and social behavior: Experiments in prison"
  • Jan 25 Theo Offerman, University of Amsterdam, on "A market for honesty: Fighting corruption in education"
  • Jan 18 Urs Fischbacher, University of Konstanz, on "Incentives for conformity and disconformity"
  • Jan 11 Siri Isaksson, Stockholm School of Economics, on "It takes two: Gender differences in group work"

2017

  • Dec 14 Maria Bigoni, University of Bologna, on "Money is more than memory"
  • Dec 07 Giorgio Coricelli, University of Southern California, on "Dynamic regret aversion"
  • Nov 30 Jonathan de Quidt, IIES Stockholm, on "Implicit preferences inferred from choice"
  • Nov 23 Heather Sarsons, Harvard University, on "Interpreting signals: evidence from medical referrals"
  • Nov 16 Emanuel Vespa, University of California, Santa Barbara, on "Probabilistic states versus multiple certainties: The obstacle of risk in contingent reasoning"
  • Nov 9 Steve Leider, University of Michigan, on "Designing incentives for startup teams: Form and timing of equity contracting"
  • Oct 26 Simon Weidenholzer, University of Essex, on "Copy trading"
  • Jul 19 Daniel Martin, Northwestern University, on "Complex disclosure"
  • Jul 12 Don Moore, University of California, Berkeley, on "The epistemology of confidence: On the difficulty of being both wrong and knowing it"
  • Jul 5  Ryan Oprea, University of California, Santa Barbara, on "General equilibrium experiments using revealed rather than induced preferences"
  • Jun 28 Fabian Winter, MPI for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn, on “Which real effort task should I choose? An experimental comparison of tasks and their behavioral effects”
  • Jun 21 Philipp Strack, University of California, Berkeley, on "Turning up the heat: The demoralizing effect of competition in contests"
  • Jun 14 Sigrid Suetens, University of Tilburg, on "Return on trust is lower for immigrants"
  • Jun 7 Leandro Carvalho, University of Southern California, on "Complexity and sophistication"
  • May 24 Andrew Schotter, New York University, on "Attention in games"
  • May 17 Ted Bergstrom, University of California, Santa Barbara, on "When was Coase right?"
  • May 10 Joshua Miller, Bocconi University, on "Surprised by the gambler's and hot hand fallacies? A truth in the law of small numbers"
  • Apr 25 Dan Friedman, University of California, Santa Cruz, on "Varieties of risk elicitation"
  • Feb 15 Adriaan Soetevent, University of Groningen, on "(Non-)Insurance Markets, Loss Size Manipulation and Competition: Experimental Evidence"
  • Feb 1 Natalia Montinari, University of Lund, on "Getting to the Top: Gender Quotas in Multistage Tournaments"
  • Jan 18 Tobias Regner, University of Jena, on "Moral wiggle room and reciprocity"

2016

  • Dec 14 Enrica Carbone, Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli, on "Equilibria in Transportation Games with Road Pricing"
  • Dec 7 Fabio Michelucci, Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague, on "How to Boost Revenues in First-Price Auctions? The Magic of Disclosing Only Winning Bids from Past Auctions"
  • Nov 30 Wieland Müller, University of Vienna, on "Consistency and Stationarity of Individual Time Preferences"
  • Nov 23 Jonathan de Quidt, University of Stockholm, on "Measuring and Bounding Experimenter Demand"
  • Oct 26 Frederik Schwerter, University of Cologne, on "Concentration Bias in Intertemporal Choice"
  • Jul 13 Marina Agranov, California Institute of Technology
  • Jul 06 David Reiley, University of California, Berkeley, on "Online Advertizing"
  • Jun 29 Abigail Barr, University of Nottingham, on "Unemployment and distributive preferences: Results from a longitudinal lab-in-the-field experiment"
  • Jun 15 Manuel Bagues, Aalto University, on "Does the Gender Composition of Scientific Committees Matter?"
  • Jun 08 Tom Palfrey, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, on "Trading Votes for Votes: A Decentralized Matching Algorithm"
  • Jun 01 Yoram Halevy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, on “Ambiguous Correlation”
  • May 25 Andrej Angelovski and Werner Güth, LUISS Guido Carli, Rome, on "Voluntary cooperation in local public goods provision: An experimental study" and "(Sub) optimality and (non) optimal satisficing in a decision making experiment"
  • May 11 Armin Falk, University of Bonn, on "The Formation of Prosociality: Causal Evidence on the Role of Social Environment"
  • May 04 Nikita Roketskiy, University College London, on "Circles of Trust"
  • Apr 27 Marco Battaglini, Cornell University, on "The Political Economy of Public Debt: A Laboratory Study"
  • Feb 03 Hamid Aghadadashli, University of Duesseldorf, on "Advertising and price competition in online markets"
  • Jan 27 Anja Prummer, University of Cambridge
  • Jan 06 Christian Koch, New York University Abu Dhabi, on "Let's talk it over: In the long run sanctions are not necessary for self-governance"

2015

  • Dec 16 Bettina Rockenbach, University of Cologne
  • Dec 09 Ralph-Christopher Bayer, The University of Adelaide, on Does the double dividend of relative auditing exist? Experiments on corporate-tax enforcement
  • Dec 02 Miguel Costa-Gomes, University of St Andrews, on "Choice, Deferral and Consistency"
  • Nov 25 Christian Basteck and Alexander Nestorov, WZB
  • Nov 18 Frank Riedel, Bielefeld University, on on "Ellsberg Games - The Strategic Use of Ambiguity in Games"
  • Nov 11 David Ahn, University of California, Berkeley, on "Comparative Measures of Naiveté"
  • Nov 04 Bertil Tungodden, Norwegian School of Economics, on "Do we hold men more responsible than women?"
  • Oct 28 Martin Schonger, ETH Zurich, on "Allais at the Horse Race: Testing Models of Ambiguity Aversion"
  • Oct 21 Aldo Rustichini, University of Minnesota, on "A Neuro-computational model of economic decisions: implications for economic theory"
  • Oct 14 Enrique Fatas, University of East Anglia, on "Sacrifice - An Experiment on the Political Economy of Extreme Intergroup Punishment"
  • Oct 07 Hakan Holm, Lund University, on "Do CEOs differ from others in strategic decision-making?"
  • Sep 09 Jason Shachat, Durham University, on "Discrete Rule Learning and the Bidding of the Sexes"
  • Jul 08 Michael Kosfeld, University of Frankfurt, on "Economic Preferences, Dropout from Eduction, and Transition to the Labor Market"
  • Jul 01 Sabine Kröger, Laval University Quebec, on "Public good production in heterogeneous groups: An experimental analysis on the relation between external return and information"
  • Jun 24 Drew Fudenberg, Harvard University, on "Stochastic Choice and Revealed Perturbed Utility"
  • Jun 17 Antonio Cabrales, University College London, on "Can there be  a market for cheap talk information: some experimental evidence"
  • Jun 10 Antoinette Schoar, MIT Sloan School of Management, on "Do Credit Card Companies Screen for Behavioral Biases?"
  • May 27 Elisa Cavatorta, King's College London, on "Preferences and Exposure to Policy Shocks: Evidence from a Natural Experiment"
  • May 20 Simone Cerreia-Vioglio, University Bocconi, on "Stochastic Dominance Analysis without the Indepencence Axiom"
  • May 13 Dan Friedman, University of California Santa Cruz, on "Emergence of Market Institutions in a Large Virtual Economy"
  • May 06 Erik Eyster, London School of Economics, on "Preferences for Fair Prices, Cursed Inferences, and the Nonneutrality of Money"
  • Apr 29 Nick Netzer, University of Zurich, on "Informational Requirements of Nudging"
  • Apr 15 Jan Potters, Tilburg University, on "Flexibility and Cooperation with Imperfect Monitoring"
  • Feb 11 Christoph March, Technische Universität München, on "Even Experts Follow Large Herds: Naive Herding in the Laboratory"
  • Jan 28 Andrea Isoni, University of Warwick, on "Focal Points and Payoff Information in Tacit Bargaining"
  • Jan 21 Topi Miettinen, Hanken School of Economics, on "Person-Organization Fit and Incentives: A Causal Test"
  • Jan 14 Jürgen Eichberger, University of Heidelberg, on "Preference for Randomization and Dynamic Consistency"
  • Jan 07 Andreas Fagereng, Statistics Norway, on "Why do Wealthy Parents have Wealthy Children?"

2014

  • Dec 17 Julia Nafziger, Aarhus University, on "A Real-Effort Experiment on Gift Exchange with Temptation"
  • Dec 10 Martin Peitz, University of Mannheim, on "Media See-saws: Winners and Losers on Media Platforms"
  • Dec 03 Arno Riedl, Maastricht University, on "Revealed Incomplete Preferences under Uncertainty"
  • Nov 26 Theo Offerman, University of Amsterdam, on "Competition for Status Creates Superstars. An Experiment on Public Good Provision and Network Formation"
  • Nov 19 Christian Zehnder, University of Lausanne, on “'Just Words? Just Speeches?' On The Economic Value of Charismatic Leadership"
  • Nov 12 Roberto Weber, University of Zurich, on "Learning to Interact: A Study on Coordination and Centralization"
  • Oct 29 Jean-Robert Tyran, University of Wien, on "Democracy, Disincentives, and the Demand for Redistribution"
  • Oct 22 Chris Starmer, University of Nottingham, on "How do risk attitudes affect measured confidence?"
  • Jul 16 Daniel Zizzo, University of East Anglia, on "Competence Versus Trustworthiness: What Do Voters Care About?"
  • Jul 09 Yan Chen, University of Michigan, on "Does Team Competition Increase Pro-Social Lending? Evidence from Online Microfinance"
  • Jul 02 Ran Spiegler, University College London and Tel Aviv University, on "Bayesian Networks and Boundedly Rational Expectations"
  • Jun 25 Uwe Sunde, Universität München, on "Heterogeneity in Discounting: Evidence from Representative Samples and Multiple Designs of Inter-Temporal Choice Experiments"
  • Jun 18 Burkhard Schipper, University of California, Davis, on "Strategic teaching and learning in games"
  • May 28 Rajiv Sarin, University of Exeter, on "A Model of Satisficing Behaviour"
  • May 21 Jidong Zhou, New York University, on "Competitive bundling"
  • May 14 Erik Wengström, University of Lund, on "Risk aversion relates to cognitive ability: preferences or noise?"
  • May 07 Andrew Schotter, New York University, on "Complementary Institutions and Economic Development: A Demonstration Experiment"
  • April 16 Tom Cunningham, Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University, on "Biases and Implicit Knowledge"
  • April 09 Alex Imas, Carnegie Mellon University, on "The Realization Effect: Risk Taking after Realized versus Paper Losses"
  • Feb 12 Daniel Markovits, Yale Law School, on "The Distributional Preferences of an Elite"
  • Feb 05 Theodore Turocy, University of East Anglia, on "Bidding in first-price and second-price affiliated values auctions: An experiment"
  • Jan  29 Gebhard Kirchgässner, Universität St. Gallen, on "Soft Paternalism, Merit Goods, and Normative Individualism"

2013

  • Dec 18 Pietro Ortoleva, Columbia University, on "Stochastic Choice and Hedging"
  • Dec 11 Paul Viefers, DIW and Humboldt Universität, on "A Bird in the Hand is Worth Two in the Bush: On Choice Behavior in an Optimal Stopping Task"
  • Nov 27 Sandra Ludwig, Universität Ulm, on "Do women have more shame than men? An experiment on self-assessment and the shame of overestimating oneself"
  • Nov 20 Ingela Alger, Toulouse School of Economics, on "Evolutionary foundations of human motivation, and some consequences for economics"
  • Nov 13 Jean-Robert Tyran, University of Vienna, on "The Price of Prejudice"
  • Oct 23 Karine Nyborg, University of Oslo, on "Cooperation Is Relative: Framing and Income Effects with Public Goods"
  • Oct 16 Joep Sonnemans, University of Amsterdam, on "Strategies and Evolution in the Minority Game: A Multi-Round Strategy Experiment"