LSE Behavioural Science Hub Seminars

Information on the LSE Behavioural Economics Seminars is available here

Information on the departmental seminars of the LSE Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science is available here

Information on the LSE Political Behaviour Seminars is available here

Information on the seminar series in Marketing Research at the LSE Department of Management is available here

 

The LSE Behavioural Science Hub seminars and events are organised by a cross-departmental interdisciplinary team:

Dr Matteo M Galizzi

Dr Dario Krpan website

Dr Mylene Lagarde website

Dr Thomas Leeper website

Dr Michael Muthukrishna website

Dr Tara Reich website

Dr Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington website

Dr Alessandro Tavoni website

Dr Severine Toussaert website

 

 

 
Previous Behavioural Science Hub Seminars
November 2017

Time and date:12:30-13:30 Thursday 30th November 2017

Ashley Whillans (Harvard Business School) website

Room 328, 3rd Floor, Queens House, 55/56 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ

Title: Exchanging cents for seconds: the happiness benefits of choosing time over money

Tickets available here.

 

June 2017

Time and date:17:30-18:30 Tuesday 6th June 2017

Andrew Caplin (NYU) website

Venue: LSE Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science (PBS), Room 328, 3rd Floor, Queens House, 55/56 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ.

Title: Data engineering and the HUMAN project.

 

May 2017

Time and date:12:30-13:30 Tuesday 30th May 2017

David Y Yang (Stanford) website

Venue: 32L.G.20, Ground Floor, 32 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH.

Title: 1984 or the Brave New World? Evidence from a Field Experiment on Media Censorship in China

Tickets available here.

 

Time and date: 12:30-13:30 Thursday 11th May 2017

Glenn W Harrison (GSU) website

Venue: Alumni Theatre, Basement, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ.

Title: New Behavioral Economics and Old Welfare Economics

Tickets available here.

 

March 2017

Time and date: 12:30-13:30 Monday 6th March 2017

Eugen Dimant (UPenn) website

Venue: LSE Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science (PBS), Room 328, 3rd Floor, Queens House, 55/56 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ.

Title: On behavioral contagion of pro- and anti-social behavior among individuals and groups.

Tickets available here.

 

January 2017

Time and date: 12:30 Friday 27th until 1:30pm, followed by 10 minutes for questions.

Guillaume Fréchette (NYU) http://cess.nyu.edu/frechette/html/econ.htm presents a paper entitled “Cooperation in the Finitely Repeated Prisoner’s Dilemma“, joint with Matthew Embrey (U. of Sussex) and Sevgi Yuksel (UC Santa Barbara).

Event tickets are available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cooperation-in-the-finitely-repeated-prisoners-dilemma-guillaume-frechette-tickets-31351633580

Venue: Queens House, QUE 3.28/9

 

2016

 

LSE Behavioural Science Hub’s inaugural event
Date: Monday 12th December 2016
Time: 18.30
Venue: Old Building Room 4.10

You are cordially invited to the LSE Behavioural Science Hub’s inaugural event.
The event will be chaired by Professor Julia Black (LSE) and Lord Gus O’Donnell (Cabinet Secretary 2005-11; Chair of the Academic Advisory Panel of the Behavioural Insights Team) will be “in conversation” with Professor Paul Dolan on the issue of “Behavioural Science and Policy”.
The event will take place at LSE’s Old Building Room 4.10, on the evening of the 12th of December from 6.30pm onwards, with a drinks reception to take place from 8.00pm.
As spaces are limited please make sure to book your ticket ASAP via the Eventbrite link below. We look forward to seeing you there!

LSE’s Behavioural Science Hub is a collaboration across the school in all things behavioural. Its two main goals are to provide a platform to highlight existing behavioural science related activities at LSE (seminars, publications etc.), and to further develop the capacity for top quality research into human behaviour.

For any enquiries please contact Kate Laffan at Behavioural.Science.Hub@lse.ac.uk

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: Friday 25th November 2016
Time: 14.00-15.15
Venue: NAB 1.07
Speaker:
Daan van Soest (Tilburg): Habits, intrinsic motivation, and environmental policy: a field experiment on household waste sorting.

 

LSE Behavioural Research Lab public conversation
Misbehaving: the making of behavioural economics
Date: Wednesday 1st June 2016
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker:
Richard Thaler (Chicago)
Chair:
Craig Calhoun (LSE)

 

First Workshop on Behavioural Data Linking
Date: Tuesday 14th June 2016
Venue: London School of Economics, Old 4.10, Old Building.
Full program is available at: DLIBS

 

London Behavioural and Experimental Group (LBEG) Seminar
Date: Wednesday 18th May 2016
Time: 5-7pm
Venue: London School of Economics, Thai Theatre, New Academic Building,
54 Lincolns Inn Fields, WC2A 3LJ London
Speakers:
Matthias Sutter (Cologne): Where to look for the morals in markets?
Antonio Guarino (UCL): Updating ambiguous beliefs in a social learning experiment.

 

London Behavioural and Experimental Group (LBEG) Seminar
Date: Tuesday 26th April 2016
Time: 5-7pm
Venue: London School of Economics, Thai Theatre, New Academic Building,
54 Lincolns Inn Fields, WC2A 3LJ London
Speakers:
Gary Charness (UCSB): Communication and (non-)equilibrium selection
Peter John (UCL): Nudges that promote channel shift: a randomized evaluation of reminders for disability badges

 

London Behavioural and Experimental Group (LBEG) Seminar
Date: Thursday 7th April 2016
Time: 5-7pm
Venue: London School of Economics, Thai Theatre, New Academic Building,
54 Lincolns Inn Fields, WC2A 3LJ London
Invited speaker:
George Loewenstein (Carnegie Mellon): Information avoidance

 

2015

II London PhD Experimental Workshop (LPEx)
Date: Friday 4th December 2015
Venue: Royal Holloway University of London
Invited speaker:
Rosemarie Nagel
(UPF)

 

London Experimental Week
Dates: Monday 30th November 2015 – Friday 4th December 2015
Venues: LSE, Middlesex University, Royal Holloway
Full program is available at: http://leweek.co.uk/

 

London Behavioural and Experimental Group (LBEG) Seminar
Date: Monday 30th November 2015
Time: 5:30-7:30 pm
Venue: LSE, Graham Wallace Room, 5th Floor, Old Building,
Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE.
Speakers:
Giovanni Ponti (Alicante, LUISS): Some (Mis)Facts about Myopic Loss Aversion
Aniol Llorente-Saguer (QMUL): Unanimous Rules in the Laboratory

 

London Behavioural and Experimental Group (LBEG) Seminar
Date: Thursday 8th October 2015
Time: 5.15-7.15 pm
Venue: 32L.B.07, 32 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, LSE,
Speakers:
Daniel Zizzo (Newcastle): Cooperation and accountability one step removed
Michael Naef (RHUL): Conformist preferences in mixed-motive games

 

LSE Department of Management Public Lecture
Inside the Nudge Unit: how small changes can make a big difference

Date: Tuesday 15th September 2015
Time: 6:30-8 pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE
Speaker:
David Halpern (BIT)
Chair:
Barbara Fasolo (LSE)

 

LSE Behavioural Science Special Lecture
Date: Tuesday 1st September 2015
Time: 5.00-6.30 PM
Venue: Tower 1, TW1.G.01, LSE, Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE
Speaker:
Max Bazerman (Harvard): The morality of joint versus separate decisions

London Behavioural and Experimental Group (LBEG) Seminar
Date: Tuesday 3rd March 2015
Time: 5.30-7.30 pm
Venue: Graham Wallace Room, 5th Floor, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE.
Speakers:
Colin Camerer (Caltech): Neuroeconomics of experimental stock price bubbles.
Antonio Cabrales (UCL): Can there be a market for cheap-talk information? Some experimental evidence

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: Thursday 5th February 2015
Time: 5.15-6.30 pm
Venue: 32L.B.11, Lincolns Inn Fields, WC2A 3PH
Speaker:
Enrico Diecidue (INSEAD): Dynamic consistency in collective decisions

 

London Behavioural and Experimental Group (LBEG) Seminar
Date: Thursday 29th January 2015
Time: 5-7 pm
Venue: Senate House Library, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU
Speakers:
Daniel J Zizzo (University of Newcastle): Competence versus trustworthiness: what do voters care about?
Pablo Brañas-Garza (Middlesex University): Ethnic polarization, gender roles, and punishment in Public Good Games

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: Thursday 22nd January 2015
Time: 5.15-6.30 pm
Venue: 32L.B.11, Lincolns Inn Fields, WC2A 3PH
Speaker:
Sara Machado (Boston University): Loss aversion and altruism in repeated blood donation

 

London Behavioural and Experimental Group Work-in-Progress Seminar
Date: Thursday 4th December 2014
Time: 5-7 pm
Venue: King’s College London
Speakers:
Natalie Gold (KCL)
Jeroen Nieboer (LSE)
Shaun Hargreaves-Heap (KCL)
Ismael Rodriguez-Lara (Middlesex)

 

London PhD Experimental Workshop (LPEx)
Date: Monday 1st December 2014
Time: 10-17 pm
Venue: Middlesex University.
Invited speaker:
Jason Shachat (Durham): Discrete rule learning and the bidding of the sexes

 

London Behavioural and Experimental Group (LBEG) Seminar
Date: Thursday 13th November 2014
Time: 5-7 pm
Venue: Senate House Library
Speakers:
Graham Loomes (Warwick Business School): Looking for ‘attitudes to ambiguity’ in a strategic setting.
Nick Vriend (QMUL): Social identity and punishment in a minimum effort game.

 

LSE Behavioural Science Special Lecture
Date: Friday 17th October 2014
Time: 4.15-6.30 PM
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, NAB LG.01
Speaker:
John List (Chicago): Field experiments in economics

 

LSE Behavioural Science Special Event: The Business of Nudging
Date: Thursday 16th October 2014
Time: 7.45-9.15 PM
Speakers:
Cass Sunstein (Harvard)
Paul Dolan (LSE)

 

London Behavioural and Experimental Group (LBEG) Seminar
Date: Thursday 2nd October 2014
Time: 5-7 PM
Venue: Senate House Library
Speakers:
Peter Wakker (Erasmus University Rotterdam): Prince: an improved method for measuring incentivized preferences.
Shaun Hargreaves Heap (KCL): Personality, pro-sociality, and discrimination

 

Joint LSE Behavioural Science-London Behavioural Economics Network Special Event
Date: Thursday 18th September 2014.
Time: 7.15-8.45 PM
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Ground Floor, CLM Clement House, 99 Aldwych, WC2B 4JF, London
Speakers:
Robert Cialdini (Arizona State University)
Steve Martin (Influence at Work)
Interviewed by Baron Daniel Finkelstein OBE (The Times).

 

LSE Behavioural Science Special Lecture
Date: Friday 12th November 2013
Time: 5.15-6.15 PM
Venue: Sheikh Zhayed Theatre, NAB
Speaker:
George Loewenstein (Carnegie Mellon): Behavioural economics and diet
Podcast

 

2014

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: Thursday 6th November.
Time: 5.15-6.30 pm Venue: 32L.B.11
Speaker:
Levent Neyse (Kiel Institute for the World Economy): The impact of prenatal testosterone exposure on economic decision making.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: Thursday 30th October
Time: 5.15-6.30 pm Venue: 32L.B.11
Speaker:
Robert Metcalfe (University of Chicago): Incentivizing the take-up of energy efficient technologies and their subsequent impact on use: evidence from field experiments.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: 17th October 2014
Time: 16:15 – 18:00
Venue: Wolfson Theatre NAB LG. 01
Speaker:
John List (University of Chicago): Field experiments in economics.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: 17th June 2014
Time: 17:30 – 18:30
Venue: STC.S75
Speaker:
Saurabh Bhargava (Carnegie Mellon University): The affliction of choice: sub-optimality in health insurance elections.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: 27th May 2014
Time: 17:30 – 18:30
Venue: 32L.LG.04
Speaker:
Marcos Vera Hernandez (UCL): Should bureaucrats be paid like CEOs? School principal incentives for anemia reduction in rural China.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: 20th May 2014
Time: 17:00 – 18:00
Venue: NAB.LG.09
Speaker:
Andrea Isoni (Warwick): Boundedly rational expected utility theory.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: 11th March 2014
Time: 17:00 – 18:00
Venue: NAB.1.04
Speaker:
Johannes Abeler (Oxford): Complex tax incentives: an experimental investigation.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: 4th March 2014
Time: 17:00 – 18:00
Venue: NAB.LG.09
Speaker:
Paul Dolan (LSE): One thing always leads to another: behavioural spillovers and their implications for research and policy.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: 18th February 2014
Time: 17:00 – 18:00
Venue: NAB.1.04
Speaker:
Michael Hallsworth (Behavioural Insights Team): New findings from the Behavioural Insights Team.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: 11th February 2014
Time: 17:00 – 18:00
Venue: NAB.1.04
Speaker:
Antonio Cabrales (UCL): Boys will be boys: an experiment on feedback performance information.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: 4th February 2014
Time: 17:00 – 18:00
Venue: NAB.LG.09
Speaker:
Alex Imas (Carnegie Mellon University): The realization effect: risk-taking after realized versus paper losses.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: 28th January 2014
Time: 17:00 – 18:00
Venue: NAB.LG.09
Speaker:
Drazen Prelec (MIT): Finding truth even if the crowd is wrong.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: 21st January 2014
Time: 17:00 – 18:00
Venue: NAB.LG.09
Speaker:
Oriana Bandiera (LSE): Doctors and do-gooders: evidence on the selection and performance of health workers in a nationwide program.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: 10th December 2013
Time: 17:15 – 18:15
Venue: KSW.1.04
Speaker:
David Hugh-Jones (Essex): Why Are Heterogeneous Societies Inefficient? Theory, History, and an Experiment.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: 3rd December 2013
Time: 17:15 – 18:15
Venue: KSW.1.04
Speaker:
Matteo M Galizzi (LSE): Looking Ahead: Subjective Time Perception and Individual Time Discounting.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: 26th November 2013
Time: 17:15 – 18:15
Venue: CLM.4.02
Speaker:
Alex Voorhoeve (LSE): Ambiguity aversion, the Hurwicz criterion, and the principle of insufficient reason.

 

LSE Behavioural Economics Seminar
Date: 26th November 2013
Time: 17:15 – 18:15
Venue: STC.S421
Speaker:
Pablo Brañas Garza (Middlesex): Solidarity and Information.