Hunt Allcott, Associate Professor of Economics
Ryan Bubb, Professor of Law
Tatiana Homonoff, Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy
Johannes Stroebel, Associate Professor of Finance

 

Co-sponsored by the NYU Department of Economics, School of Law, Stern School of Business, and Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, 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. If you would like to be added to the workshop e-mail list, please e-mail lara.maraziti@nyu.edu.

 

FALL 2017

SEPTEMBER 21, 4:00–5:30 P.M.

Stefano DellaVigna, University of California, Berkeley
Title: Uniform Pricing in U.S. Retail Chains
Location: Room 326, Furman Hall, 245 Sullivan Street

OCTOBER 5, 4:00-5:30 P.M.

Tatiana Homonoff, New York University
Title: "Do FICO Scores Influence Financial Behavior? Evidence from a Field Experiment with Student Loan Borrowers"
Location: Room 326, Furman Hall, 245 Sullivan Street

NOVEMBER 9, 4:00-5:30 P.M.

Jesse Shapiro, Brown University
Title: "How are SNAP Benefits Spent?  Evidence from a Retail Panel"  
Location: Room 326, Furman Hall, 245 Sullivan Street

NOVEMBER 16, 4:00-5:30 P.M.

Hunt Allcott, New York University
Title: "A Theory of Regressive Sin Taxes, with an Application to the Optimal Soda Tax"
Location: Room 326, Furman Hall, 245 Sullivan Street

DECEMBER 7, 4:00-5:30 P.M.

John Campbell,  Harvard University
Title: "Restoring Rational Choice: The Challenge of Consumer Financial Regulation"
Location: Kaufman Management Center (KMC), Room M3-120, 44 West 4th Street

 

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