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Research Seminars & Workshops @ IRES


Professor Lorenz Goette
Department of Economics,
University of Lausanne

Empirical Research in Behavioral Economics: Methods, results and future challenges


Date:

09 June 2014 (Mon)

Time:

10.30am - 12.00pm

Venue:

RMI Executive Seminar Room, I-Cube Building, Level 4


Abstract

This talk gives an introduction to the recent developments in behavioral economics. It shows how progress in behavioral theories have been put to empirical tests, and how this helps understand previous empirical puzzles. It highlights the progress in these areas in in lab and field research on two specific examples. It concludes with an outlook to future important research questions.

About the Speaker

Lorenz Goette is full professor at the Faculty of Business and Economics, and the director of the Department of Economics. His research is centered on empirical tests of behavioral models, in lab experiments as well as in field experiments. Prior to joining the University of Lausanne, he has worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and taught at the universities of Geneva, the University of Zurich, and MIT.

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