We would like to announce that Ragan Petrie will be giving the second of our fall 2016 weekly seminar series talks, on October 6th, 2016. Her talk is entitled, “Kinks in Rationality.”
Ragan Petrie is an Associate Professor of Economics at Texas A&M University. Her research interests include experimental economics and applied microeconomics, including charitable giving, bargaining and gender. She has published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Public Economics and the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty. Dr. Petrie serves as co-editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization as well as an associate editor of the Southern Economic Journal and the Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics. She received her Ph.D. in Economics and Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and holds a M.P.A. in Economics and Public Policy from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.A. in French from the University of Illinois.
We would like to welcome Johannes Leutgeb, who will be a visiting CESS from September to December 2016. While at CESS Johannes will be furthering his research agenda on long-run learning behavior in competitive environments, stability of cooperation and competition for influence.
Johannes Leutgeb is a research fellow at WZB Berlin and PhD candidate in experimental economics. He holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Vienna. His research interests are long-run learning behavior in competitive environments, stability of cooperation and competition for influence.
We would like to welcome Rustamdjan Hakimov, who will be visiting CESS from September to December 2016. While at CESS, Rustam is planning to continue his research on experimental comparison of different matching mechanism, and various ways of implementation of the same mechanisms, for instance dynamic versus static versions. Additionally he will conduct research on effects of exogenous beliefs shifts about one’s relative ability on outcomes of centralized labor markets.
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Rustamdjan Hakimov is a postdoctoral research fellow at WZB Social Science Center Berlin. He acquired hi PhD from the Technische Universität Berlin in Summer 2016. His main research interest lays on intersection of behavioral economics and market design, in particular matching markets.
We would like to announce that Gregory Leo will be giving the first of our fall 2016 weekly seminar series, on September 22, 2016. He will be discussing his paper, “Taking Turns”.
Gregory Leo uses game theory and experimental methods to study economic problems. Two of his main research projects include studying the coordination dilemmas that arise when the effort of a few people can benefit many and how to efficiently match people into teams or groups in various environments. Gregory joined the faculty at Vanderbilt university in 2015 after earning his PhD from the University of California Santa Barbara.
The talk will be held at the NYU Economics department, in room 517. If you have any questions regarding this talk, or any in our series, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would like to welcome André Schmelzer, who will be a visiting CESS from September to December 2016. While visiting us, André will be working on behaviorally informed auction design.
André is a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and a PhD candidate at TU Berlin.
He holds a M.Sc. in economics from Humboldt University of Berlin and a B.A. in philosophy and economics from University of Bayreuth.
His research interests lie in the intersection of behavioral economics and market design.