[行为和实验经济学研讨会]The Psychology and Economics of a Superstition

行为和实验经济学研讨会
(总第4期)

【时 间】2018年11月5日(周一)12:00—13:30
【地 点】明德主楼734会议室
【主 题】The Psychology and Economics of a Superstition
【主讲人】Joshua Miller(Assistant Professor at the University of Alicante(Spain))
【主持人】陆方文(中国人民大学经济学院教授)
【点评人】代志新(中国人民大学财政金融学院助理教授)
【语 言】英语
【摘 要】We design two field experiments and a laboratory experiment in order to determine if people are willing to incur a cost (qualitative and quantitative) to behave in accordance with their superstitious beliefs. We explore potential mechanisms.
【主讲人简介】Joshua Miller is an economist at the University of Alicante (Spain). He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Minnesota. He works primarily in the areas of behavioral and experimental economics. His current research interests focus on information processing, judgment under uncertainty, and belief aggregation. He has published papers in top journals such as Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, and Management Science.