Centre for Study of Decision-Making Uncertainty


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Learning at the Centre

CSDU hosts a MPhil/PhD programme open to a wide range of scholars interested in studying uncertainty and its human consequences for decision-makers. 
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UCL is pleased to recognise the generous support we have received for our Centre from seed funders, including the Institute for New Economic Thinking and the Institute of Psychoanalysis.

We welcome additional corporate and individual investors and are currently seeking philanthropic support to enable us to bring in more researchers, engage in more projects and build our network of partners.  To learn more about plans for the UCL Centre for the Study of Decision-Making Uncertainty, to discuss how it could be of most benefit to your business, or to explore opportunities to support UCL, please contact: Christine Simms, Executive Head of Major Gifts.

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Journal Articles

Tuckett, D. & Chong, K. (2014). Constructing Conviction through Action and Narrative: How Money Managers Manage Uncertainty and the Consequences for Financial Market Functioning. Socio-Economic Review.

Tuckett, D., Smith, R. E. & Nyman, R. (2014) Tracking Phantastic Objects: A Computer Algorithmic Investigation of Narrative Evolution in Unstructured Data Sources. Social Networks. 

David Tuckett (2013) Tripping Over the Phantastic. Financial World September 2012 pp 27-28. 

David Tuckett (2012). Financial markets are markets in stories: Some possible advantages of using interviews to supplement existing economic data sources, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Volume 36, Issue 8, August 2012, Pages 1077-1087, ISSN 0165-1889, 

David Tuckett (2012). Putting Mind into Markets. World Financial Review, Jan-February 2012.  

David Tuckett (2009). Addressing the Psychology of Financial Markets.
Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 3, 2009 40.

David Tuckett and Richard Taffler (2008). Phantastic objects and the financial market's sense of reality: A psychoanalytic contribution to the understanding of stock market instability. The International Journal of Psychoanalysis 89 (2), 389-412 

Richard Taffler and David Tuckett (2007). Emotional Finance - Understanding what drives investors. Professional Investor.

Richard Taffler and David Tuckett (2007). In the mood for instability. Financial Times September 2007.

Conference Papers

Tuckett, D.,  Ormerod, P., Smith, R. & Nyman, R. (2014). Bringing Social-Psychological Variables into Economic Modeling: Uncertainty, Animal Spirits and the Recovery from the Great Recession, IEA World Congress June 6 - June 10, Jordan.

Working Papers

Tuckett, D. & Chong, K. (2013) Re-Thinking Uncertainty. UCL Psychoanalysis Emotional Finance Project, Working paper 2. Contact us for a copy.

Tuckett, D., and Ruatti, C., (2013) Radical Uncertainty and Decision-Making Theories: Towards an Action Framework. UCL Psychoanalysis Emotional Finance Project Working Paper no 4. Contact us for a copy.

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