We are now accepting paper proposals, as well as proposals for a graduate student poster session, which can be submitted here. Submissions 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.