Mainz Workshop in Behavioural Economics

August 15-16, 2011

University of Mainz Campus / Dekanatssaal (03-150)

Jakob-Welder-Weg 9, 55128 Mainz


This is the workshop related to the lectures  "Behavioural and Emotional Economics" by Botond Koszegi.

Workshop Program

Keynote speech: Botond Koszegi (University of California at Berkeley)

(The workshop is public and open to all.) 



 Day 1
 Monday, August 15, 2011
13:25 Welcome


Dirk Engelmann, University of Mannheim, Engineering Other-Regarding Preferences: Explaining Distribution Choices in a Large-Scale Internet Experiment (joint with Martin Strobel, Maastricht University)

Abhinash Borah, University of Mainz, Individual and Social Choices when Preferences are Other-Regarding: A Choice Theoretic Analysis


 Coffee Break


Fabrice Le Lec, Catholic University of Lille, Sharing the pie . . . or gambling for it? (joint with Martin Kocher, University of Munich and Michal Krawczyk, University of Warsaw)


Jason Dana, University of Pennsylvania, Nosy Preferences (joint with Chetan Dave, New York University)


 Workshop Dinner

 Day 2
 Tuesday, August 16, 2011
09:00-10:00 KEY NOTE ADDRESS- Botond Koszegi, University of California, Berkley, Regular Prices and Sales (joint with Paul Heidhues, ESMT and CEPR)

David Dillenberger, University of Pennsylvania, History-Dependent Risk Attitude, (joint with Kareen Rozen, Yale University)

11:00-12:00 Heiko Karle, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Advertising Content when Consumers are Loss Averse
12:00-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:30 Larbi Alaoui, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Information Avoidance and the Preservation of Self-Image
14:30-15:30 Jana Friedrichsen, Social Labeling, University of Manheim, Quality and Value of Image
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:00 Heiner Schumacher, University of Frankfurt, Insurance, Self-Control and Commitment
17:00-18:00 Michael Moecker, Fern Universitat in Hagen, Market for Commitment Devices


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