July 15, 2021
Ryan Oprea | University of California Santa Barbara
On the complexity of inferring models from data

July 8, 2021
Alessandra Cillo | Bocconi University
Predicting the present equivalent of multiple future cash flows
Iñigo Hernandez-Arenaz | University of the Balearic Islands
Unraveling soft-commitment: Evidence from a field experiment on recycling

July 1, 2021
Antoinette Schoar | MIT +
Worker sorting, efficiency and development
Yan Chen | University of Michigan
Affective polarization breeds ideological polarization

June 24-25, 2021
Workshop series “Recent Advances in the Economics of Philanthropy” | WZB

June 24, 2021
Marie Claire Villeval | GATE-CNRS
Teaching norms: Direct evidence of parental transmission
Sevgi Yuksel | University of California Santa Barbara
Mental models and learning: The case of base-rate neglect

June 17, 2021
Michael Woodford | Columbia University *
Imprecise probabilistic inference from sequential data
Ronald Peeters | University of Otago
Cost-(in)effective public good provision: An experimental exploration

June 10, 2021
Dirk Sliwka | University of Cologne
When bonuses backfire: Evidence from the workplace
Mariana Blanco | University of Rosario
How to make a criminal

June 3, 2021
Pia Pinger | University of Cologne
Mentoring and schooling decisions: Causal evidence
Russel Golman | Carnegie Mellon University
Acceptable discourse: Social norms of beliefs and opinions

May 27, 2021
Pedro Dal Bó | Brown University
The determinants of efficient behavior in coordination games
Chen Li | Erasmus University Rotterdam
Why do people choose gender congruent careers – an ambiguous story

May 20, 2021
Jonas Hjort | Columbia University +
Informational barriers to market access: Experimental evidence from Liberian firms
Benjamin Enke | Harvard University
Cognitive uncertainty in intertemporal choice

May 6, 2021
Mario Macis | Johns Hopkins University *
Incentivized peer referrals for Tuberculosis screening: Evidence from India

April 29, 2021
Philippe Aghion | College France, LSE +
What are the labor and product market effects of automation? New evidence from France

April 15, 2021
Christine Exley | Harvard University *
The gender gap in self promotion

February 11, 2021
Menusch Khadjavi | VU Amsterdam
Do scientists tell the truth? Evidence from two experiments
Florian Zimmermann | briq & University of Bonn
Associative memory and belief formation

February 4, 2021
Michel Maréchal | University of Zurich
The right to be heard: A randomized controlled trial on economizing procedural justice
Alex Imas | University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Dynamic inconsistency in risky choice: Evidence from the lab and field

January 28, 2021
Elena Cettolin | Tilburg University
Goals for development: Experimental evidence from Cassava processors
Martin Dufwenberg | University of Arizona
Regret in games

January 21, 2021
Jeanne Hagenbach | CNRS and Sciences Po Paris
Selective memory of psychological agent


December 17, 2020
Pedro Rey Biel | ESADE Business School
Higher orders of rationality and the structure of games

December 10, 2020
Anne Karing | Princeton University
Social signaling and childhood immunization: A field experiment in Sierra Leone
Stephan Meier | Columbia Business School
Does growing up in a recession increase compassion? The case of attitudes towards immigration

December 3, 2020
Lisa Windsteiger | Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Immigration vs. poverty: Causal impact on demand for redistribution in a survey experiment
Christopher Rauh | University of Cambridge
The role of beliefs in maternal labor supply decisions

November 26, 2020
David Yang | Harvard University
Civil liberties in times of crisis
Stefania Bortolotti | Max Planck Institute for Reserach on Collective Goods
Betrayal, risk, and externalities: An experimental study on fairness ideals

November 19, 2020
Sally Sadoff | UC San Diego
Lifestyle and mental health disruptions during COVID-19

November 12, 2020
Michela Carlana | Harvard Kennedy School
Parents and peers: The cost of gender stereotypes
David Huffman | University of Pittsburgh
The complementary nature of trust and contract enforcement

November 5, 2020
Johannes Wohlfart | University of Copenhagen
Uncertainty and information acquisition: Evidence from firms and consumers
Katherine B. Coffman | Harvard Business School
Stereotypes and belief updating

October 29, 2020
Bernhard Kasberger | University of Oxford
An equilibrium model of the first-price auction with strategic uncertainty: Theory and empirics
Johannes Abeler | University of Oxford
Bounded rationality, complexity and optimal incentives

October 26, 2020
BBE Workshop (online) | Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Unfortunately, due to the Corona virus pandemic, all the seminars during the 2020 summer semester have been cancelled.

January 23, 2020
Egon Tripodi | European University Institute
Self-persuasion: Evidence from field experiments at two international debating competitions

January 16, 2020
Simone Haeckl | WU Vienna
Social signaling in ex-ante self-assessments – Gender differences and behavioral consequence
Matias Nunez | CREST
A solution to the two-person implementation problem

January 9, 2020
Alistair Wilson | University of Pittsburgh
Lying aversion: on the margin, and in the limit


December 12, 2019
Wolfgang Luhan | University of Portsmouth
What you want and what I get: Responsibility, accountability, and the seduction of limited liability on financial markets
Marco Faravelli | University of Queensland
Conflict in the pool

December 5, 2019
Katharina Momsen | University of Innsbruck
Information avoidance, selective exposure, and fake(?) news – A green market experiment
Andreas Lange | University of Hamburg
Private contributions and the regional scope of charities: How donation experiments can inform public policy

November 28, 2019
Workshop “Correlation neglect and belief formation” | Technische Universität Berlin

November 21, 2019
David Schindler | Tilburg University
Impulse purchases, gun ownership and homicides: Evidence from a firearm demand shock
Ulrich Schmidt | IfW Kiel
Hyperopic loss aversion

November 14, 2019
Ala Avoyan | Indiana University
A road to efficiency through communication and commitment
Paul Heidhues | Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
Overconfidence and prejudice

November 7, 2019
Despoina Alempaki | Warwick Business School
Evasive communication

October 31, 2019
Bertil Tungodden | Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
Fairness across the world: Preferences and beliefs
Tim Cason | Purdue University
Better coordination, better crowdfunding

October 17, 2019
Tom Chang | University of Southern California

Reverse animal spirits

September 30, 2019
BBE Workshop | Universität Potsdam

June 27, 2019
Felix Holzmeister | University of Innsbruck

Delegated decision making in finance

June 20, 2019
Eugen Dimant | University of Pennsylvania

When a nudge backfires: Using observation with social and economic incentives to promote pro-social behavior
Martin Sefton | University of Nottingham
Communication with partially verifiable information: An experiment

June 6, 2019
Tobias Gesche | ETH Zurich |
Reference price shifts and customer antagonism: Evidence from reviews for online auctions

May 23, 2019
Zahra Murad | University of Portsmouth | Fighting alone versus fighting for a team: An experiment on multiple pairwise contests

May 16, 2019
Paul Smeets | Maastricht University | How do the rich think about redistribution?
Arno Riedl | Maastricht University | How unfair chances affect labor supply

May 9, 2019
David Reinstein | University of Exeter | Substitution among charitable contributions: Converging lab and field evidence
Johanna Mollerstrom | George Mason University, Arlington | Income mobility, luck/effort beliefs, and the demand for redistribution: Perceptions and reality

May 2, 2019
Soo Hong Chew | National University of Singapore | Motivated false memory
Jörg Oechssler | University of Heidelberg | The conditional contribution mechanism for repeated public goods – the general case

April 25, 2019
Manu Munoz Herrera | New York University Abu Dhabi | Keycards and straitjackets: The role of social regulations and social integration in escaping inefficient group processes
Yves Le Yaouanq | University of Munich | Learning about one’s self

March 22, 2019
BBE Workshop | Technische Universität Berlin

January 10, 2019
Lea Cassar | University of Cologne | Intentions for doing good matter for doing well: The negative effects of prosocial incentives


December 13, 2018
Daniele Nosenzo | Luxembourg Institute for Socio-Economic Research and University of Nottingham| Law and norms: Experimental evidence
Inácio Bó, WZB | The iterative deferred acceptance mechanism

December 06, 2018
Melis Kartal | University of Vienna | A new approach to the analysis of cooperation under the shadow of the future: Theory and experimental evidence

November 29, 2018
Marcus Giamattei | University of Passau | Who inflates the bubble? – Forecasters and traders in experimental asset markets

November 22, 2018
Holger Herz | University of Fribourg | Linguistics and time preferences: Are intertemporal trade-offs shaped by language?
Johanna Jauernig | Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) | Spite and preemptive retaliation after tournaments

November 15, 2018
Thomas Graeber | Harvard University | Inattentive inference

November 08, 2018
Joel Sobel | University of California, San Diego | Lying and deception in games
Tommy Andersson | University of Lund | Dynamic refugee matching

October 18, 2018
Anna Dreber | Stockholm School of Economics | Replications and prediction markets

October 11, 2018
Joseph Vecci, University of Gothenburg | Stability of preferences and personality: New evidence from developing and developed countries

September 11, 2018
BBE Workshop | Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

July 19, 2018
Johannes Müller-Trede | IESE Business School Barcelona | Principled defection: Untapped social motivation as an impediment to cooperation
Aniko Öry | Yale School of Management | Aiming for the goal: Contribution dynamics of crowdfunding

June 21, 2018
Ryan Oprea | University of California, Santa Barbara | Biases over biased information structures

June 14, 2018
Piotr Evdokimov | Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México | Communication and behavior in organizations: An experiment
Thomas Stratmann | George Mason University | Moral decision costs when vote weight care unequal

May 31, 2018
Alex Teytelboym | University of Oxford | Refugee resettlement
Rigissa Megalokonomou | University of Queensland | Feedback, learning and performance: Evidence from a randomised controlled trial

May 24, 2018
Jura Liaukonyte | Cornell University | Strategic obfuscation and price fairness

May 17, 2018
Jose Apesteguia | Universitat Pompeu Fabra | Separating predicted randomness from noise
Erin Krupka | University of Michigan | Rhetoric matters: A social norms explanation for the anomaly of framing

May 03, 2018
Astrid Hopfensitz | Toulouse School of Economics | What if women earned more than their spouses? An experimental investigation of work-division in couples

April 26, 2018
William Ferguson | Grinnell College | The political economy of establishing credible agreements: Political settlements, incentives, and the configuration of deals
Peter Werner | Maastricht University | CO2 trading – design and behavior

March 12, 2018
BBE Workshop | Technische Universität Berlin

February 08, 2018
Diemo Urbig | University of Wuppertal | Entrepreneurship and competition: Do competitive intensity and individual competitiveness matter for selection into entrepreneurship

February 01, 2018
Loukas Balafoutas | University of Innsbruck | Rehabilitation and social behavior: Experiments in prison
Stéphane Luchini | CNRS and Aix-Marseille School of Economics (AMSE) | Testimony under oath – an experimental test

January 25, 2018
Theo Offerman | University of Amsterdam | A market for honesty: Fighting corruption in education
Jeroen van de Ven | University of Amsterdam | The power and limits of sequential communication in coordination games

January 18, 2018
Urs Fischbacher | University of Konstanz | Incentives for conformity and disconformity

January 11, 2018
Siri Isaksson | Stockholm School of Economics | It takes two: Gender differences in group work


December 14, 2017
Marta Serra Garcia | University of California, San Diego | Time-inconsistent charitable giving
Maria Bigoni | University of Bologna | Money is more than memory

December 07, 2017
Lawrence Choo | University of Erlangen-Nuremberg | Whistleblowing and diffusion of responsibility.
An experiment
Giorgio Coricelli | University of Southern California | Dynamic regret aversion

November 30, 2017
Julie Chytilová | CERGE – Economics Institute, Prague | Acting in groups elevates antisocial behavior: Evidence from large-scale experiments in Europe and Africa
Jonathan de Quidt | IIES Stockholm | Implicit preferences inferred from choice

November 23, 2017
Sebastian Fehrler | University of Konstanz | Negotiating cooperation under uncertainty: Communication in noisy, indefinitely repeated interactions
Heather Sarsons | Harvard University | Interpreting signals: Evidence from medical referrals

November 16, 2017
Bob Hammond | North Carolina State University | Sequential school choice: Theory and evidence from the field and lab
Emanuel Vespa | University of California, Santa Barbara | Probabilistic states versus multiple certainties: The obstacle of risk in contingent reasoning

November 09, 2017
Karina Held | University of Magdeburg | Inducing stress in an economist’s lab: Anti-social behavior under acute stress
Steve Leider | University of Michigan | Designing incentives for startup teams: Form and timing of equity contracting

October 26, 2017
Daniel Chen | Toulouse School of Economics | Ideas have consequences: The impact of law and economics on american justice
Simon Weidenholzer | University of Essex | Copy trading

October 19, 2017
Peter Bednarik | University of Vienna | Competition promotes helping behavior via indirect reciprocity

October 13, 2017
BBE Workshop | WZB

July 19, 2017
Iwan Barankay | University of Pennsylvania | “Process vs retrieval practice incentives to induce lasting behavior modification: Evidence from a toothbrushing RCT”
Daniel Martin | Northwestern University | Complex disclosure

July 12, 2017
Sander Onderstal | University of Amsterdam | Collusion and corporate social responsibility: A laboratory experiment 
Don Moore | University of California, Berkeley | The epistemology of confidence: On the difficulty of being both wrong and knowing it

July 5, 2017
Sevgi Yuksel | University of California, Santa Barbara | Seeking and interpreting signals: An experiment
Ryan Oprea | University of California, Santa Barbara | General equilibrium experiments using revealed rather than induced preferences

June 28, 2017
Fabian Winter | MPI for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn | “Which real effort task should I choose? An experimental comparison of tasks and their behavioral effects”

June 21, 2017
Itai Ashlagi | Stanford University | Communication requirements and informative signaling in matching markets
Christhopher Roth | University of Oxford | Learning from the Mariels: Are immigrants really taking our jobs?
Philipp Strack | University of California, Berkeley | Turning up the heat: The demoralizing effect of competition in contests

June 14, 2017
Sigrid Suetens | University of Tilburg | Return on trust is lower for immigrants

June 7, 2017
Vera te Velde | University of Queensland | On the power of surprising versus anticipated gifts
Leandro Carvalho | University of Southern California | Complexity and sophistication

May 24, 2017
Boon Han Koh | University of Melbourne | Attribution biases in leadership: Is it effort or luck?
Andrew Schotter | New York University | Attention in games

May 17, 2017
Ragan Petrie | Texas A&M University | “Workplace competition and labor supply: A field experiment”
Ted Bergstrom | University of California, Santa Barbara | When was Coase right?

May 10, 2017
Silvia Saccardo | Carnegie Mellon University | Moral norms, image concerns and motivated reasoning
Joshua Miller | Bocconi University | Surprised by the gambler’s and hot hand fallacies? A truth in the law of small numbers

April 25, 2017
Dan Friedman | University of California, Santa Cruz | Varieties of risk elicitation

March 16, 2017
BBE Workshop | DIW

February 22, 2017
Sandro Ambuehl | University of Toronto Scarborough | An offer you can’t refuse?
Incentives change what we believe

February 15, 2017
Adriaan Soetevent | University of Groningen | (Non-)Insurance markets, loss size manipulation and competition: Experimental evidence

February 8, 2017
Thomas Buser | University of Amsterdam | Do women give up competing more easily?
Evidence from the lab and the Dutch Math Olympiad

February 1, 2017
Natalia Montinari | University of Lund | Getting to the top: Gender quotas in multistage tournaments

January 25, 2017
Jona Linde | University of Maastricht | Anchoring in bargaining

January 18, 2017
Tobias Regner | University of Jena | Moral wiggle room and reciprocity


September 5, 2016
BBE Workshop | Technische Universität Berlin

March 3, 2016
BBE Workshop | WZB


September 23, 2015
BBE Workshop | Technische Universität Berlin

March 23, 2015
BBE Workshop | WZB


September 15, 2014
BBE Workshop | ESMT

March 11, 2014
BBE Workshop | WZB


September 11, 2013
BBE Workshop | WZB

February 20, 2013
BBE Workshop | DIW


September 19, 2012
BBE Workshop | WZB

February 10, 2012
BBE Workshop | DIW


February 21, 2011
BBE Workshop | ESMT


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