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.

 

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"

NOV 6

Ben Enke (Harvard University)

"Internal Uncertainty in Belief Formation and Choice Under Risk"

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)