Seminars: Behavioral & Experimental Economics

  Behavioral & Experimental Economics

Term:  Fall 2019-2020

Course Instructor(s):  Gautam Rao, David Laibson, Tomasz Strzalecki, Matthew Rabin and Benjamin Enke

Location: Hansen-Mason Room (3rd Floor Lounge), Littauer Center, 1805 Cambridge St.

Meeting Time: Wednesday 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM

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

List Serve/Announcements: 

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

 

DATE

SPEAKER

 TITLE  

SEP 11

Josh Schwartzstein (Harvard Business School)

"Using Models to Persuade"

 

SEP 18

Michael Thaler (Harvard University)

The ‘Fake News’ Effect: An Experiment on Motivated Reasoning and Trust in News

SEP 25

Taha Choukhmane (Yale University)

"Default Options and Retirement Saving Dynamics"

OCT 2

Gautam Rao (Harvard University)

"The Economic and Behavioral Effects of Poor Sleep Among the Urban Poor"

OCT 9

NO MEETING THIS WEEK (Yom Kippur)

 

OCT 16

NO MEETING THIS WEEK (Department Seminar)

 

OCT 23

Christine Exley (Harvard Business School)

"Motivated Errors"

OCT 30

Peter Schwardmann (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)

"Learning About One's Self" (with Yves Le Yaouanq)

NOV 6

Ben Enke (Harvard University)

"Cognitive Uncertainty"

NOV 13

Muriel Niederle (Stanford University)

"In Search of a Risk Parameter"

NOV 20

Hunt Allcott (New York University)

"Welfare Effects of Social Media"

NOV 27

NO MEETING THIS WEEK (Thanksgiving Week)

 

DEC 4

NO MEETING THIS WEEK (Last week of the semester)