Weekly seminar – 8th May, 2014

Salvatore Nunnari
Salvatore Nunnari

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.

Weekly seminar – 24th April, 2014

a498becdf8
Dirk Engelmann

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.

Weekly Seminar – 10th April, 2014

Margaret Anne McConnell
Margaret Anne McConnell

On Thursday, 10th April, Margaret McConnell, from the Harvard School of Public Health, will be discussing her paper  “A Spoonful of Luck Makes the Medicine Look Good: Experimental Evidence on Adoption of Preventive Technologies with Stochastic Outcomes”, co-written with Günther Fink. Electronic copies of the paper will be furnished upon request.

Margaret McConnell is Assistant Professor of Global Health Economics at the Harvard School of Public Health. Her current research combines behavioral economics with field and laboratory experiments to understand and evaluate policies designed to change health and savings behavior. She is currently working on a number of field trials in Africa and Latin America related to messaging and behavior change, the formation of price expectations for health goods and the design of savings products and their impacts on health and health spending.

Weekly Seminar – 3rd April, 2014

On Thursday, 3rd April,  Kyle Hyndman from the University of Texas at Dallas will be discussing on “Bargaining with a Residual Claimant: An Experimental Study”, joint with Matthew Embrey, and Arno Riedl. The seminar will take place in Economics Department, Room 517 at 12:30pm.

Kyle is an assistant professor at the Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas. His main research interests are behavioural and experimental economics, though he has done research in industrial organisation, auctions, bargaining and behavioural operations management.

CESS Hosts the Seventh Annual NYU-CESS Experimental Political Science Conference

CESS is excited to have hosting the Seventh Annual NYU-CESS Experimental Political Science Conference this Spring on March 7th & 8th 2014
The Conference is an annual event that we hope will bring together researchers interested in experimental methodology in political science broadly. For more information and speakers list, please visit our conference webpage here.

CESS is pleased to welcome back Professor Ernst Fehr, NYU Global Distinguished Visiting Professor

Professor Ernst Fehr
Professor Ernst Fehr

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.