On Thursday, 16th April, 2015, 12:30pm, Marina Agranov, Assistant Professor at Caltech will present a seminar on the paper ““Commitment and (In)Efficiency: a Bargaining Experiment,” joint with Matt Elliott also from Caltech.
CESS welcomes the visiting researcher Florian Engl.
Florian is a visiting PhD student from the University of Zurich. His research focuses on experimental and theoretical methods to study behavioral economics and, in particular, behavioral ethics. He is currently working on a project that seeks to understand whether and how responsibility assessments influence the attribution of blame and praise. He will be with us until October 2015.
On Thursday, 2nd April, 2015, 12:30pm, Dorothea Kubler, Professor at WZB Berlin Social Science Center will present a seminar on the paper “College Admissions with Entrance Exams: Centralized versus Decentralized.”
On Thursday, 5th March, 2015, 12:30pm, Ariel Rubenstein, professor at New York University will present a seminar on the topic: “A Typology of Players: between Instinctive and Contemplative.”
We would like to announce the publication of the Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology, edited by Guillaume Frechette and Andrew Schotter. This is the second, and latest, edition in a series of books sponsored by the Center for Experimental Social Science. This edition contains papers discussing current methodological practices written by some of the most accomplished scholars working at the intersection of experimental, behavioral, and theoretical economics.
The methodological aspects discussed in this edition are summarized in the section list below:
1. Is Experimental Economics Living Up to Its Promise?
2. The Relationship of Economic Theory to Experiments
3. Psychology and Economics: A Comparison of Methods
4. The Lab and the Field
Excerpt from the book, and a full listing of the table of contents can be found at the Oxford University Press book site. For further information on the first book in the series, The Foundations of Positive and Normative Economics: A Handbook, edited by Andrew Caplin and Andrew Schotter, please visit the Oxford University Press book site.
Registration for the Eighth Annual NYU-CESS Experimental Political Science Conference this Spring on March 6th & 7th 2015 is now open. To register please click here.
We have an excellent set of papers and a poster session for graduate students. Registration will close on February 23rd 2015. Please visit the website for more information https://wp.nyu.edu/cesspolicon2015/
On Thursday, 30th October 2014, 12:30pm, Shachar Kariv, professor at University of California, Berkeley, will present a seminar on the topic: “Distinguishing Nonstationarity from Inconsistency in Intertemporal Choice.”
Shachar Kariv was educated at Tel-Aviv University and New York University, where he received his PhD in 2003, the same year he joined Berkeley’s economics department. Professor Kariv is the Faculty Director of UC Berkeley Experimental Social Science Laboratory (Xlab), a laboratory for conducting experiment-based investigations of issues of interest to social sciences. He is the recipient of the UC Berkeley Division of Social Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award (2008) and the Graduate Economics Association Outstanding Advising Award (2006).