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.
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Salvatore Nunnari from Columbia University, on 8th May, 12:30pm, will be discussion on topic,”Gambler’s Fallacy and Imperfect Best Response in Legislative Bargaining,” joint with Jan Zapal.
Salvatore is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. His research is in formal political theory, political economy, and experimental political science. In particular, he uses game theory and laboratory experiments to study legislative bargaining, the provision of public goods, and the effect of political institutions on economic and political outcomes. He is the Associate Director of the Columbia Experimental Laboratory in the Social Sciences. He organizes the Columbia Political Economy Seminar in the Spring and the Columbia Political Economy Breakfast in the Fall.
On Thursday, 24th April, 12:30pm, Dirk Engelmann from the University of Mannheim, Germany, will be discussing on his paper, “Who Cares for Social Image?” joint with Jana Friedrichsen.
Dirk Engelmann is Professor of Economics at the University of Mannheim and Director of the Experimental Economics Laboratory mLab. He received his doctoral degree in 2000 from Humboldt University Berlin. From 2003 to 2004 he was Assistant Professor at CERGE-EI (Prague). From 2004 to 2006 he was Reader, from 2006 to 2010 Professor of Economics at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is a member of the editorial board of the American Economic Review, associate editor of The Economic Journal and co-editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
Clayton R. Featherstone
Clayton Featherstone from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, on Thursday, 17th April, 12:30pm, will discuss on his paper,”Predicting Behavior in Matching Mechanisms”.