ECON 3101: Seminar in Behavioral and Experimental Economics

ECON 3101: Seminar in Behavioral and Experimental Economics

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Feb. 6 Michela Carlana (Harvard Kennedy School) “Implicit Stereotypes: Evidence from Teachers’ Gender Bias”
Feb. 13 Antoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

“Do Credit Card Companies Screen for Behavioral Biases?”

Feb. 20 Katie Coffman (Harvard Business School) “Stereotypes and Belief Updating”
Feb. 27 Daniel Benjamin (University of Southern California)  “Reconsidering Risk Aversion”
Mar. 6 Nicola Gennaioli (Bocconi University, visiting Harvard) “Memory, Attention and Choice”
Mar. 13 NO MEETING THIS WEEK (Department Seminar)
Mar. 20 NO MEETING THIS WEEK (Spring Break)
Mar. 27 Christopher Palmer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) (joint with Seminar in Financial Economics) “Monthly Payment Targeting and the Demand for Maturity”
Apr. 3 NO MEETING THIS WEEK (Admitted Student Visiting Week)
Apr. 10 Arindrajit Dube (University of Massachusetts) (joint with Seminar in Labor/PF) This seminar will be held from 4:30-5:45pm in Littauer Center 301 (3rd Fl. Lounge) “Monopsony and Employer Mis-optimization Explain Why Wages Bunch at Round Numbers”
Apr. 17 David Yang (Harvard University)

“The Coordination Consequences of Media Censorship: Experimental Evidence from China”

Apr. 24 Johannes Spinnewjin (London School of Economics) (joint with Seminar in Labor/PF) This seminar will be held from 4:30-5:45pm in Littauer Center 301 (3rd Fl. Lounge) “Job Seekers’ Perceptions and Employment Prospects: Heterogeneity, Duration Dependence and Bias”
May 1 Matthew Rabin (Harvard University)

“Thinking and Deciding: A News-Utility-Theoretic Approach”

 

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