Behavioural Economics - Lectures and Workshop

The Department of Economics at the University of Mainz invites for a summer school in behavioral economics. On 27–28 and 30–31 August 2012 Jordi Brandts (Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona) and Dan Houser (George Mason University) will give a series of introductory and advanced lectures on a broad range of recent topics in behavioral, experimental, and emotional economics; on 29 August selected summer school participants will be able to present and discuss their own work in our international Research Workshop.

Please apply by sending us your CV as an email attachment to until 30 April 2012. If you additionally would like to present in the Research Workshop, please also send (a draft of) your paper to the email address above.

The participation fee is 400 EUR. This covers accommodation for 5 nights, the lectures and the workshop dinner (the workshop is public). Fee waivers are available for a limited number of selected summer school participants.

For students enrolled in the Graduate School of Economics, Finance, and Management (GSEFM), the course is free and can be credited as a field course after writing a term paper. The course will then count for 4 ECTS. Term papers need to be submitted by email to , 6 weeks after the end of the lectures.

Syllabus of Jordi Brandts.

Syllabus of Daniel Houser. 

 Day 

Time 

Title 

Name 

Location 

 Monday

27 August 2012

14:00-15:30

Markets and IO issues

 Jordi Brandts

room: 03-150

(ReWi I)

  16:00-17:30

Competition and Sociality

 Jordi Brandts

room: 03-150

(ReWi I )

 

Tuesday

28 August 2012

09:00-10:30

 Conflict  Jordi Brandts

room: 03-150

(ReWi I)

 

11:00-12:30

Communication

Jordi Brandts

room: 03-150

(ReWi I)

  14:00-15:30

Coordination Failure in Organizations

Jordi Brandts

room: 03-150

(ReWi I)

  20:00
 Wine tasting at Villa Vinum
   

 Wednesday

29 August 2012

 

 research workshop

 

room: 03-150

(ReWi I)

 

 19:30

 workshop dinner at

Proviant-Magazin

 

 

 Thursday

30 August 2012

 09:00-10:30

Emotion Expression

Dan Houser

room: 03-150

(ReWi I)

  11:00-12:30  Anxiety  Dan Houser

room: 03-150

(ReWi I)

  14:00-15:30  Emotion Regulation
 Dan Houser
 

room: 03-150

(ReWi I)

  20:00
 Informal get-together
   

 Friday

31 August 2012

08:30-10:00

Status, Emotion and Cooperation

 Dan Houser

room: 03-150

(ReWi I)

  10:30-12:00  Temptation  Dan Houser
 

room: 03-150

(ReWi I)

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