LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar – Paul Dola. March 4, 2014

There are three main themes to his work. The first focuses on developing measures of happiness and subjective well-being that can be used in policy. He was recently asked to write the questions that are now being used in large surveys in the UK to monitor national happiness. He is currently looking at the happiness hit of the 2012 Olympic Games by measuring happiness in London, Paris and Berlin across three years. Earlier in his career, he was responsible for the generation of the tariff of heal...  


LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar – Drazen Prelec. January 28, 201

Prelec holds appointments in the Department of Economics and in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. His research deals with the psychology and neuroscience of decision-making, including behavioral economics and neuroeconomics, risky choice, time discounting, self-control, and consumer behavior. He works on both the development of normative decision theory and the exploration of the empirical failures of that theory, using behavioral and fMRI methods. A current project on “self-signal...  


LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar – Barbara Fasolo. January 4, 2014

Dr Barbara Fasolo is a behavioural decision researcher and Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Science within the Department of Management. She is also a member of the Decision Services Unit within LSE Enterprise. An economist by training (BSc Economics at Bocconi University, 1995), she then took a MSc in Decision Sciences from the LSE (1997) and a PhD in Psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder (2002), under the supervision of Professor Gary McClelland. Prior to joining LSE in 2004 she ...  


MDX Lunchtime Seminars. December 17, 2013

<p>We analyze the dynamics of gender bias in the selection of candidates for a committee or position and obtain the conditions for a glass ceiling effect. The model can be applied to biases of different nature (ethnic, race, minorities,…). The composition of a committee that is renewed over time is modelled as a Markov process under several scenarios. The glass ceiling effect is affected by the interaction between gender bias and optimal participation decisions, the effect of incum...  


LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar – David Hugh-Jones. December 10, 2013

The LSE Behavioural Economics seminar series is a cross-departmental, inter-disciplinary initiative, founded by Adam Oliver, and now coordinated by Matteo M Galizzi. The seminar series aims to bring together researchers interested in behavioural economics and applied behavioural science across all LSE departments and research centres. There is a seminar (almost) every week during term time. The seminars are held on Tuesdays, 5.15-6.15 pm. Each seminar lasts one hour, consisting of a thirty...  


PhD-course with David Laibson. October 21, 2013 – October 24, 2013

Bertil Tungodden and Alexander W. Cappelen at The Choice Lab and the Department of Economics, NHH organise a PhD-course with David Laibson, Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics at Harvard University, October 21 -24 2013. The course is entitled “Behavioral Economics” (ECS542), and presents advanced topics within behavioral economics. It will consist of ten lectures over four days. Students will also be given the opportunity to present their own research. The course is supported by the Nat...  

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