Behavioral Economics and Public Policy Workshop

Professor Ryan Bubb
Assistant Professor of Economics Hunt Allcott

Co-sponsored by the NYU Department of Economics and NYU School of Law, the Behavioral Economics and Public Policy Workshop brings together scholars from across units at NYU who are interested in applying insights from behavioral economics and psychology to inform law and policy. Each workshop will feature a presentation and discussion of recent scholarly work in the area and will include lunch for all participants. If you would like to be added to the workshop e-mail list, please e-mail lara.maraziti@nyu.edu.

 

Spring 2016

WEDNESDAY, February 24, 12:40–2:00 P.M.

Jacob Goldin, Stanford University
Preference Identification Under Inconsistent Choice / Which Way to Nudge? Uncovering Preferences in a Behavioral Age
Location: Room 208, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South

Wednesday, March 23, 12:40–2:00 P.M.

Ben Handel, UC Berkeley
Decision-Making in Insurance Markets: Consumer Choice Frictions and Market Design, based on the following papers: 

Location: Room 208, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South

WEDNESDAY, April 20, 12:40–2:00 P.M.

Frank Schilbach, MIT
Alcohol and Self-Control: A Field Experiement in India 
Location:Room 208, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South

 

 

Fall 2015 

September 11, 12:351:55 p.m.

Cass Sunstein, Harvard Law School
“Does Active Choosing Promote Green Energy Use? Experimental Evidence”
Location: Room 405, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South

September 23, 12:40–2:00 p.m.

Sendhil Mullainathan, Harvard University
Human and Machine Intelligence, talk based in part on Prediction Policy Problems.
Location: Room 202, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South

December 2, 12:40–2:00 p.m.

Andrei Shleifer, Harvard University
Stereotypes
Location: Room 216, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South