UCL Department of Economics


Frontiers in Economics and Psychology

Thursday 5 - Friday 6 June 2014

Organisers: Roberta De Filippis, Jose-Alberto Guerra, Adam Harris,  Eeva Mauring, Laura de Moliere, Peter Riefer, Daphne Sobolev, Ran Spiegler, Lukas Wenner

Location: RCGP, 30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB

Registration for this event is now closed. For queries, please e-mail Nirusha.
Thursday 5th June 2014
10:15 Registration & Coffee
11:00 Introduction
11:15 Muriel Niederle (Stanford)
Gender, Competitiveness and Career Choices
(with Thomas Buser and Hessel Ooserbeek)
12:15 Lunch
13:30 Shoham Choshen-Hillel (Chicago)
Bearing Unfavorable Inequality for the Sake of Efficiency: The Role of Agency in Shaping Social Preferences
14:30 Yusufcan Masatlioglu (Michigan)
Limited Attention and Probabilistic Choice
15:30 Coffee

Xi Zou (London Business School)
A Motivational Model of Shifting Risk Preferences

(with Abby Scholer and Tory Higgins)

17:00 End of first day
Friday 6th June 2014
09:30 Maya Bar-Hillel (Jerusalem)
Position Biases in Simultaneous Choice
10:30 Coffee
11:00 Terri Kneeland (UCL)
Testing Behavioral Game Theory: Higher-Order Rationality and Consistent Beliefs
12:00 Lunch
13:30 Mark Fenton-O'Creevy (Open University)
The Role of Emotion and Its Regulation in Financial Decision-Making: Insights from the Field
14:30 Coffee
15:00 Vincent Crawford (Oxford/UCSD)
Meaningful Theorems: Revealed Reference-Dependent Preference
(with Laura Blow and Ian Crawford)
16:00 End of conference

For any further queries, please contact Nirusha Vigi