Berlin Behavioral Economics Seminar

The Berlin Behavioral Economics Seminar is a joint effort between DIW, WZB, HU Berlin and TU Berlin (in cooperation with CRC TRR 190) with the aim of fostering the exchange between active researchers in the areas of behavioral and experimental economics.
Due to the current situation, the 2020/21 winter semester series will take place online on Thursdays from 4:45-6:00 pm unless otherwise stated. Subscribe to the Google Calendar feed or download the ics-file for this seminar series.

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Previous Events


The true returns to the choice of occupation and education

Non-Bayesian Statistical Discrimination

Learning in the Household

On the Complexity of Inferring Models from Data

Unraveling Soft-Commitment: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Recycling

Affective polarization breeds ideological polarization

Mental models and learning: The case of base-rate neglect

Cost-(in)effective public good provision: An experimental exploration

Acceptable Discourse: Social Norms of Beliefs and Opinions

Why do people choose gender congruent careers – an ambiguous story

Cognitive Uncertainty in Intertemporal Choice

Associative Memory and Belief Formation

Dynamic Inconsistency in Risky Choice: Evidence from the Lab and Field

Selective Memory of a Psychological Agent

Higher Orders of Rationality and the Structure of Games

Does growing up in a recession increase compassion? The case of attitudes towards immigration

The Role of Beliefs in Maternal Labor Supply Decisions

Betrayal, Risk, and Externalities: An Experimental Study on Fairness Ideals

Lifestyle and Mental Health Disruptions During COVID-19

The Complementary Nature of Trust and Contract Enforcement

Bounded Rationality, Complexity and Optimal Incentives

A solution to the two-person implementation problem

Lying aversion: on the margin, and in the limit

Private contributions and the regional scope of charities: How donation experiments can inform public policy

Better Coordination, Better Crowdfunding

Communication with partially verifiable information: An experiment

Reference Price Shifts and Customer Antagonism: Evidence from Reviews for Online Auctions

Fighting Alone versus Fighting for a Team: An Experiment on Multiple Pairwise Contests

How Unfair Chances Affect Labor Supply

Income mobility, luck/effort beliefs, and the demand for redistribution: per­ceptions and reality

The conditional contribution mechanism for repeated public goods - the general case

Intentions for Doing Good Matter for Doing Well: The Negative Effects of Prosocial Incentives

A new approach to the analysis of cooperation under the shadow of the future: Theory and experimental evidence

Who inflates the bubble? - Forecasters and traders in experimental asset markets

Linguistics and time preferences: Are intertemporal trade-offs shaped by language?

Stability of preferences and personality: New evidence from developing and developed countries

When payoffs look like probabilities: Separating form and content in risky choice

Communication and behavior in organizations: An experiment

Strategic obfuscation and price fairness

Separating predicted randomness from noise

Moral decision costs when vote weight care unequal

The political economy of establishing credible agreements: Political settlements, incentives, and the configuration of deals

Rehabilitation and social behavior: Experiments in prison

A market for honesty: Fighting corruption in education

Incentives for conformity and disconformity

It takes two: Gender differences in group work

Implicit preferences inferred from choice

Interpreting Signals: Evidence from Medical Referrals

Probabilistic states versus multiple certainties: The obstacle of risk in contingent reasoning

Designing Incentives for Startup Teams: Form and Timing of Equity Contracting

Competition Promotes Helping Behavior via Indirect Reciprocity

The epistemology of confidence: On the difficulty of being both wrong and knowing it

Seeking and Interpreting Signals: An Experiment

Which Real Effort Task should I choose? An Experimental Comparison of Tasks and their Behavioral Effects

Turning up the heat: The demoralizing effect of competition in contests

Return on trust is lower for immigrants

Getting to the Top: Gender Quotas in Multistage Tournaments

Moral wiggle room and reciprocity

Equilibria in Transportation Games with Road Pricing

How to Boost Revenues in First-Price Auctions? The Magic of Disclosing Only Winning Bids from Past Auctions

Consistency and Stationarity of Individual Time Preferences

Measuring and Bounding Experimenter Demand

Concentration Bias in Intertemporal Choice

Unemployment and distributive preferences: Results from a longitudinal lab-in-the-field experiment

Equity versus Equality: Experimental Analysis of Justice Rules

Andrej Angelovski and Werner Güth (LUISS Guido Carli, Rome)

Voluntary cooperation in local public goods provision: An experimental study & (Sub) optimality and (non) optimal satisficing in a decision making experiment

Spatial advertising in political campaigns

Let's talk it over: In the long run sanctions are not necessary for self-governance

Sacrifice - An Experiment on the Political Economy of Extreme Intergroup Punishment