Welcome


iSEE provides a forum for thought-provoking experimental research. iSEE's goal is to encourage a lively discussion among its participants and facilitate brainstorming for new research ideas. The broad topic of the symposium is Behavioral Economics.

The Symposium takes place in March 14th – 15th, 2019. It is organized by Ernesto Reuben and is hosted by the Division of Social Sciences and the Social Sciences Experimental Laboratory (SSEL) at New York University Abu Dhabi.

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Presenters


Ernesto Reuben

NYU Abu Dhabi

Rebecca Morton

NYU Abu Dhabi

Jordi Brandts

Barcelona GSE

Christian Traxler

Hertie School

Nikos Nikiforakis

NYU Abu Dhabi

Thomas Buser

U. Amsterdam

Andrzej Baranski

NYU Abu Dhabi

Wojtek Przepiorka

U. Utrecht

Ada Kovaliukaite

NYU Abu Dhabi

Jacopo Magnani

NYU Abu Dhabi



Participants


Program


Day 1

Time Author & Presentation Title
9:00-10:30 Session 1 Ernesto Reuben
Taste for competition and the gender gap among young business professionals
Thomas Buser
Does willingness to compete predict education and labor market outcomes?
Evidence from incentivized choices and validated survey measures
10:30 - 10:50 Break
10:50 - 12:20 Session 2 Nikos Nikiforakis
Does self-selection into the lab cause us to overestimate the gender gap in competitiveness?
Ada Kovaliukaite
Gender differences in multilateral bargaining
12:20 - 13:30 Lunch Torch Club
13:30 - 15:00 Session 3 Andrzej Baranski
Efficient coordination through ex post negotiations
Wojtek Przepiorka
How dominance hierarchies emerge from conflict: A game theoretic model and
experimental evidence
15:00 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 17:00 Session 4 Carlos Alós-Ferrer
Equity, efficiency, and polarization
Jordi Brandts
Deliberative structures and their impact on voting behavior under social conflict
19:00 Dinner LOCA

Day 2

Time Author & Presentation Title
9:00-10:30 Session 5 Rebecca Morton
Can paying politicians well reduce corruption? The effects of high wages and uncertainty on
the ability of elections to reduce corruption
Christian Traxler
Learning from law enforcement
10:30 - 10:50 Break
10:50 - 12:20 Session 6 Francesco Fallucchi
The strategic sophistication of conditional cooperators: Evidence from public goods games
Jacopo Magnani
Limited strategic thinking and the cursed match
12:30 Lunch Ernesto's house


General Information

Once you arrive on campus, ask directions at the Welcome Centre to go to the C1-building. The symposium is going to be in room C1-120. Note that NYUAD has strict security rules on campus access and you will need to have a visitor's pass or be with someone who has a NYU id at all times. To get a visitor's pass you need to bring with you a photo id (driver's licence, national id card, passport, university card, etc.). We will have informed campus security to expect you and will try to send more information on those details before you arrive.