Second Annual Southwest Experimental and Behavioral Economics Workshop

  • Dates: 19 – 20 May, 2017
  • Location: Santa Barbara, California, United States
  • Address: 558 UCEN Rd

UCSB Economics will hold the second annual Southwest Experimental and Behavioral Economics Workshop (SWEBE) at UC Santa Barbara on Friday-Saturday, May 19-20, 2017. The workshop gives researchers in the southwest the opportunity to share their latest work in behavioral and experimental economics.

This event will be held at the Mission Room at UCSB's UCen.


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9:00:00 AM 9:10:00 AM Welcome

9:10:00 AM 9:40:00 AM Chad Kendall USC Herding and Contrarianism: A Matter of Preference
9:40:00 AM 10:10:00 AM Ahrash Dianat Caltech Statistical Discrimination in the Lab: How to create it, how to break it
10:10:00 AM 10:40:00 AM Ron Harstad U Missouri (visiting Chapman U) Designing Experimental Inference from Revealed Preference
10:40:00 AM 11:00:00 AM Break

11:00:00 AM 11:30:00 AM John Duffy UC Irvine Adoption of a New Payment Method: Theory and Experimental Evidence
11:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM Aidin Hajikhameneh Chapman U Multilateral punishments under uncertainty
12:00:00 PM 1:30:00 PM Lunch

1:30:00 PM 2:00:00 PM Gary Charness UC Santa Barbara TBD
2:00:00 PM 2:30:00 PM Ellie Green ASU The impact of a Merit-based Payment on Quality of Healthcare: An Artefactual Field Experiment
2:30:00 PM 3:00:00 PM Ali Ozkes Aix-Marseille U (visiting Caltech) The impact of communication and cognitive skills on cooperation
3:00:00 PM 3:30:00 PM Break

3:30:00 PM 3:50:00 PM Amine Mahmassani UC Irvine Learning optimal equilibria in congested multi-state networks
3:50:00 PM 4:10:00 PM Alejandro Martinez-Marquina Stanford U Conditional Reasoning: Frequentism versus Probabilities
4:10:00 PM 4:40:00 PM Devdeepta Bose U of Arizona Infinitely Repeated Games - Attractions towards efficiency and fairness
4:40:00 PM 5:00:00 PM Ian Burn UC Irvine Why aren't women majoring in STEM? Evidence from a Lab Experiment
6:00:00 PM 8:00:00 PM Dinner
Place TBD


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9:00:00 AM 9:30:00 AM Elena Pikulina UBC (visiting UCSB) Preferences for Power
9:30:00 AM 10:00:00 AM Alessandra Cassar U of San Francisco The Competitive Woman
10:00:00 AM 10:30:00 AM Greg Leo Vanderbilt University Direct Preference Elicitation over Public Outcomes
10:30:00 AM 10:50:00 AM Break

10:50:00 AM 11:10:00 AM Fulya Ersoy Stanford U The Role of Beliefs and Information on Study Effort
11:10:00 AM 11:30:00 AM John Ralston UC Irvine Not Worth The Effort: Cognitive Load and Suboptimal Behavior
11:30:00 AM 11:50:00 AM Paul Feldman UC San Diego A Stream of Prospects or a Prospect of Streams: On the Evaluation of Intertemporal Risks
11:50:00 AM 12:20:00 PM Timothy Young UC Irvine Pay Secrecy and Wage Compression