ECON 3101: Seminar in Behavioral and Experimental Economics

ECON 3101: Seminar in Behavioral and Experimental Economics

September 5  Charles Sprenger (University of California - San Diego) “Heterogeneity of Loss Aversion and Expectations-Based Reference Points”
September 12 Zoe Cullen (HBS) - joint with the Labor Seminar “How Much Does Your Boss Make? The Effects of Salary Comparisons”
September 19 Michaela Pagel (Columbia Business School)

“Fully Closed: Individual Responses to Realized Capital Gains and Losses”

September 26 No Seminar
October 3 Kevin He (Harvard University) “Mislearning from Censored Data: The Gambler's Fallacy in Optimal-Stopping Problems”
October 10 No Seminar 
October 17 No Seminar (Department Seminar this week)
October 24 Justin Sydnor (University of Wisconsin School of Business) "Measuring and Addressing Self-Control Problems: Commitment Contracts vs. Piece-Rate Incentives"
October 31 Basit Zafar (Arizona State University) “Expectations with Endogenous Information Acquisition: An Experimental Investigation”
November 7 No Seminar
November 14 No Seminar
November 21 No Seminar (Thanksgiving week)
November 28 Pedro Bordalo (Oxford University, visiting Harvard) "Memory and Representativeness"
December 5 No Seminar


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