On Thursday, 5th November, 2015, 12:30pm, Emel Ozbay, Assistant Professor at University of Maryland Title of the talk: “Preference for the Size of Ambiguous Jar”
The seminar will take place in NYU Economics Department, Room 517.
Yesim Orhun’s research interests span and combine two main areas: empirical industrial organization and experimental economics.The seminar will take place in NYU Economics Department, Room 517.
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.
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.
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.
CESS welcomes the visiting researcher Florian Engl.
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.
On Thursday, 2nd April, 2015, 12:30pm, Dorothea Kubler, Professor at WZB Berlin Social Science Center will present a talk on the paper “College Admissions with Entrance Exams: Centralized versus Decentralized.”
Her research interests are in the areas of experimental economics, economics and psychology, as well as applied microeconomics such as industrial organization, labour contracts and law and economics.
On Thursday, 26th March, 2015, 12:30pm, Georg Weizsacker, professor at Humboldt-University of Berlin will present a talk on the paper “Markets for leaked information,” joint with Steffen Huck, WZB Berlin Social Science Center.
Prof. Georg is the Deputy Chairman of Deutches Institut fur Wirtschaftforschung (DIW Berlin). His research interests include experimental economics, financial decision-making, game theory, decision theory, and microeconomics.