Spring 2013 Seminar Schedule

Seminars | January 1, 2013

The Spring 2013 Seminar Series schedule is now posted. Please visit our Seminar archive to see previous speakers and topics.

Spring 2013

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
February 8 Decision Making for Public Health Emergencies: Challenges and Opportunities for Future Research Tim Lant Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority
February 15 Everyone Believes in Redemption: Overoptimism and Nudges Rob Letzler Federal Trade Commission
February 22 Working Over Time: Dynamic Inconsistency in Real Effort Tasks Ned Augenblick University of California, Berkeley
March 1
10:45 – 12:00
Carow Hall, Fairfax Campus
Let’s Talk: How Communication Affects Contract Design | Abstract Jordi Brandts Barcelona Graduate School of Business
Rescheduled to Fall Rescheduled to Fall Nina Mazar University of Toronto
Wednesday, March 13 Selective Memory and Motivated Delusion: Theory and Experiment Chew Soo Hong National University of Singapore
March 22 Social Information Transmission: Rating Incentives and Strategic Behavior | Abstract Alistair Wilson University of Pittsburgh
Rescheduled to Fall Rescheduled to Fall Reuben Kline Stony Brook University
April 5 Positive Affect and Overconfidence: A Laboratory Investigation | Abstract Homa Zarghamee Barnard College
April 12 The Value of Information and the Role of Fairness in Bargaining | Abstract Judd Kessler University of Pennsylvania
April 16 Social Foundations Of Consistent Preferences: Philosophical and Neural Learning Background, and an Experiment on a Breakdown | Slides (PPT) Don Ross University of Cape Town
Rescheduled to Fall Rescheduled to Fall Doru Cojoc University of Iowa
Thursday, April 25 Truth-Telling Oath Experiments | Reading Jason Shogren University of Wyoming
May 3 Why Humans Discount Bad News (or Asymmetric Belief Formation) | Readings 1 2 3 Tali Sharot University College London

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