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The workshop brings together outstanding senior researchers and young talents who work in the field of behavioral economics. During two intensive days of presentations, participants from all over the world will discuss recent research on the behavioral aspects of industrial organization and intertemporal decision making. The workshop is funded by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation and Frankfurt School. Participation is by invitation only.

Schedule at Room S3.02:

Time April 12, 2018 April 13, 2018
09:00 - 09:15 Welcome Coffee 

09:15 - 10:00

Yoram Halevy 

"Hard to Interpret Signals"

Antonio Rosato

"Loss Aversion in Common-Value Auctions: Extensive vs. Intensive Risk"

10:00 - 10:45

Johannes Johnen

"Browsing versus Studying: A Pro-Market Case for Regulation"

David Freeman

"Revealing Naïveté and Sophistication from Procrastination and Preproperation"

10:45 - 11:10 Coffee Break Coffee Break

11:10 - 11:55

Songfa Zhong

"Intertemporal Consumption with Risk: A Revealed Preference Analysis"

Mats Köster

"Salience and Skewness Preferences"

11:55 - 12:40

Takeshi Murooka

"Procrastination and Learning about Self-Control"

Manel Baucells

"Range and Sign Dependent Utility for Risk and Time"

12:40 - 13:50

Lunch Executive Lounge

Lunch Faculty Lounge

13:50 - 14:35

Helga Fehr-Duda

"A Tale of Two Tails: Explaining the Underinsurance Puzzle"

Yair Antler 

"Multilevel Marketing: Pyramid-Shaped Schemes or Exploitative Scams?"

14:35 - 15:20

Heidi Thysen

"Equilibrium Contracts and Boundedly Rational Expectations"

Michaela Pagel

"Fully Closed: Individual Responses to Paper Versus Realized Capital Gains and Losses"

15:20 - 15:45 Coffee Break Coffee Break

15:45 - 16:30

Kfir Eliaz

"Strategic Interpretations"

Drinks & End of Conference

16:30 - 17:15

Christian Gollier

"Aversion to Risk of Regret and Preference for Positively Skewed Risks"

17:15 - 17:20 Group photo
17:20 - 17:45 Reception
18:30

Conference Dinner
Insieme (Eschersheimer Landstraße 158)

Optional Dinner
Hirschhaus (Eckenheimer Landstraße 71)

Invited Participants

Yair Antler  University of Essex
Arno Apffelstaedt University of Cologne 
Manel Baucells  Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
Markus Dertwinkel-Kalt University of Cologne
Kfir Eliaz Tel Aviv University
Thomas Epper University of St.Gallen
Helga Fehr-Duda University of Zurich
David Freeman Simon Fraser University
Guido Friebel Goethe University
Christian Gollier Toulouse School of Economics
Daniel Gottlieb Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis
Yoram Halevy University of Toronto
Erla Hronn Hardardottir University of Southern Denmark 
Paul Heidhues Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
Fabian Herweg University of Bayreuth
Johannes Johnen Université catholique de Louvain
Florian Kerzenmacher Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Michael Kosfeld Goethe University
Mats Köster Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
Johannes Maier  Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
Wanda Mimra ETH Zurich
Takeshi Murooka Osaka University
Michaela Pagel Columbia Business School
Richard Peter Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa 
Antonio Rosato Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
Sebastian Schweighofer-Kodritsch Humboldt University of Berlin
Ferdinand von Siemens Goethe University
Heidi Thysen London School of Economics
Stefan Trautmann University of Heidelberg
Yilong Xu University of Heidelberg
Songfa Zhong National University of Singapore
Feibai Zhu-Schuetz Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

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