CESS Visitors 2015-2016

CESS is pleased to welcome the following Professors and Researchers who will be visiting during the 2015-2016 academic year:

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Professor Willemien Kets,
Visiting from MEDS,
Kellogg School of
Professor Jasmina Arifovic,
visiting from Simon
Fraser University
Dr. Andreas Grunewald,
visiting from University
of Bonn
Isabel Marcin,
visiting from Max
Plank Institute
Professor Giovanni Ponti,
Visiting from the University
of Alicante
Assistant Professor Ernesto Reuben,
Visiting from Columbia University
Veronica Rattini,
Visiting from the University of Bologna

Call for Papers: The Ninth Annual NYU-CESS Experimental Political Science Conference (Feb 19 – 20th, 2016)

We are now accepting paper proposals, as well as proposals for a graduate student poster session, which can be submitted hereSubmissions will be accepted until November 2, 2015.  We will notify authors of our program decisions in early December.

The 9th Annual NYU-CESS (New York University-Center for Experimental Social Science) Conference on Experimental Political Science, which will be held on Friday, February 19th and Saturday, February 20th, 2016. The Conference is an annual event that brings together scholars interested in experimental methodology in political science, broadly construed.  We welcome the participation of field researchers and lab researchers, political psychologists and political economists, methodologists who explore the relationship between experimental methods and observational data, as well as interested others who may simply wish to learn about and discuss experimental methods.


Weekly Seminar – 7th May, 2015

Elizabeth Schotter
Elizabeth Schotter

On Thursday, 7th May, 2015, 12:30pm, Elizabeth Schotter, Postdoctoral Scholar in Psychology at UC San Diego, will present a talk on her paper “Eye Tracking Methods for the Behavioral Scientist.” Here’s an abstract.

Her research primarily focuses on the coordination of visual perception and cognitive processing when people read, speak or make decisions. The seminar will take place in NYU Economics Department, Room 517.

Weekly Seminar – 30th April, 2015

John Kagel
John Kagel

On Thursday, 30th April, 2015, 12:30pm, John Kagel, Professor at Ohio State University, will present a talk on his paper “Team vs Individual play in finitely repeated prisoner dilemma games.”

Professor Kagel’s research interests currently focus on group decision making and learning in strategic interactions between agents, auction design and performance, industrial organization issues, and legislative bargaining. He has won outstanding research awards at the University of Pittsburgh and Ohio State University.

Weekly Seminar – 16th April, 2015

Marina Agranov
Marina Agranov

On Thursday, 16th April, 2015, 12:30pm, Marina Agranov,  Assistant Professor at Caltech will present a talk on the paper “Commitment and (In)Efficiency: a Bargaining Experiment,” joint with Matt Elliott also from Caltech.

Marina Agranov, who is trained both as an economic theorist and an experimentalist, studies how communication affects outcomes in various strategic environments. She combines theory and experiments to study how institutions affect credible transmission of information.