Seminars: Behavioral & Experimental Economics

 Behavioral & Experimental Economics

Term:  Fall 2021

Location: Zoom - link sent out to listserv

Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 12:00-1:00 PM unless otherwise noted

Description: For students with an interest in behavioral and experimental economics. Faculty presentations by Harvard economists and invited guests.

Listserv/Announcements: https://lists.fas.harvard.edu/mailman/listinfo/behaviorecon-seminar-list

 

 

DATE

SPEAKER

TITLE

09/01 

NO MEETING THIS WEEK (First day of semester--Monday schedule)

 

09/08

Matthew Gentzkow (Stanford University)

"Digital Addiction"

09/15

Thomas Graeber (Harvard Business School)

"Cognitive uncertainty in intertemporal choice"

09/22

Sevgi Yuksel (University of California, Santa Barbara)

"Mental Models and Learning: The Case of Base-Rate Neglect"

09/29

Philipp Strack (Yale University)

"Dynamic Preference 'Reversals' and Time Inconsistency"

10/06

Luca Braghieri (LMU)

"Political Correctness, Social Image, and Information Transmission"

10/13

Kirby Nielsen (California Institute of Technology)

"When are choices mistakes?"

10/20

Mattie Toma (Harvard University)

"Understanding and Improving Policymakers' Sensitivity to Impact" (practice job market talk)

10/27

Frank Schilbach (MIT)

"The effect of psychotherapy on mental health, beliefs and preferences"

11/03

Johannes Abeler (University of Oxford)

"Incentive complexity and effort provision"

11/10

Joël van der Weele (University of Amsterdam)

"Self-persuasion: Evidence from International Debating Competitions"

11/17

Nick Barberis (Yale University)

"Model-free and Model-based Learning as Joint Drivers of Investor Behavior"

11/24

NO MEETING THIS WEEK--Thanksgiving

 

12/01

 NO MEETING THIS WEEK--Last week of semester