CESS is excited to be hosting the Eighth Annual NYU-CESS Experimental Political Science Conference this Spring on March 6th & 7th 2015
We are now accepting paper proposals, as well as proposals for a graduate student poster session. Proposals can be submitted online via the following link:
Paper proposals will be accepted until December 1, 2014. We will notify authors of our program decisions in mid-December.
On Thursday, 20th November, 2014, 12:30pm, Leeat Yariv, Professor at Caltech will discuss on the topic: “Collusion through Communication in Auctions,” joint with Marina Agranov.
On Thursday, 13th November, 2014, 12:30pm, Alex Coutts, graduate student at New York University will talk on the topic: “Testing Models of Belief Bias: An Experiment.”
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).
On Thursday, 23rd October, 2014, 12:30pm, Sevgi Yuksel, graduate student at New York University will discuss on the topic: “Backward Induction in Finitely Repeated Prisoner’s Dilemma: Experimental Evidence,” joint with Matthew Embrey and Guillaume Frechette.
On 9th October, Thursday, 12:30pm, Alexander Stremitzer, Assistant Professor at UCLA Law will be discussion on his paper “Promises and Expectations,” joint with Florian Ederer.
Before joining UCLA’s faculty in 2011, Alexander Stremitzer was assistant professor of economics at the University of Bonn and visiting assistant professor at Yale Law School and in Yale University’s economics department. He also spent extended research visits at ETH Zurich and Columbia University‘s Center for Contracts and Economic Organization. His research and teaching interests include theoretical and experimental law and economics, contract theory, and comparative law. In addition to works in German, Professor Stremitzer’s recent scholarly work in English has been published in several journals including the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, The Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, and The Yale Law Journal.
Professor Stremitzer earned a Masters’ degree in International Management at HEC-Paris in 2000, and in 2003, received a Ph.D., with distinction, in Business Economics from Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. Professor Stremitzer earned a J.D. in 2006 from the University of Vienna.
David Eil, Assistant Professor at George Mason University, on Thursday, 25th September, 12:30pm, will discuss on the topic, “Keep Your Door Open and Your Skin Thick: Managerial Communication in a Minimum Effort Game”.
CESS welcomes the visiting researchers for the academic year 2014 – 2015.
David Eil is an Assistant Professor at George Mason University.
Christos A. Ioannou
Christos is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics and Director of the Social Sciences Experimental Laboratory of the University of Southampton. He is interested in dynamic learning in games, and his plan is to work on testing adaptive models on the full taxonomy of 2X2 games; that is, compare the predictions of the simulations to the actual experimental data.
Margaret is a visiting research student from Lund University, Sweden. Her research area can be broadly described as applied microeconomics, with special interests in various aspects of decision making and behavioral economics. More specifically, she studies individual behavior in Pay-What-You-Want pricing schemes and the corresponding producer competition and profitability from an industrial organization perspective. She will be at NYU from September 2014 to June 2015, hosted by Andrew Caplin. Besides working on her current projects, she plans to conduct an experiment on attention.
On Thursday, 11th September, 12:30pm, Kfir Eliaz, Professor at Tel Aviv University will be discussing on his paper “On the Selection of Arbitrators,” joint with Geoffroy de Clippel and Brian Knight.
Ernst Fehr is a global distinguished visiting professor here at NYU. Ernst visits NYU for 6 weeks out of the academic year. When not at NYU, Ernst is professor of Microeconomics and Experimental Economics at the University of Zurich since 1994. He was director of the Institute for Empirical Research in Economics and is presently chairman of the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich. He has been a Global Distinguished Professor at New York University since 2011 and was an affiliated faculty member of the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 2003 to 2011. He is a former president of the Economic Science Association and of the European Economic Association, an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and John Kenneth Galbraith Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences. He was recipient of the Marcel Benoist Prize in 2008.