Psychology and Economics Seminar
Spring 2006
Professor Botond Koszegi
608-7 Evans
Tuesday, 2-3:30 p.m.
Professor Ulrike Malmendier

* Note Change in Day, Location and Time

Announcement: The seminar will begin on February 7
February 7 Tanya Rosenblat, Wesleyan University
Social Networks and Consumer Demand
February 14 Tom Palfrey, Princeton University
The Paradox of Voter Participation? A Laboratory Study
February 21 Markus Brunnermeier, Princeton University
Money Illusion and Housing Frenzies
February 28
Andrew Caplin, New York University
Strategic Surveys and the Bequest Motive
March 8* Wednesday, 4-6 p.m. in 608-7 Evans
Richard Thaler, University of Chicago
The Loser's Curse: Overconfidence vs. Market Efficiency in the NFL Draft
- Joint with Departmental Seminar -
March 15*
Wednesday, 4-6 p.m. in 608-7 Evans
Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago
Are Durable Goods Consumers Forward Looking? Evidence from College Textbooks (with Judith Chevalier)
- Joint with Departmental Seminar -
March 21 Juan Carrillo, University of Southern California
The Brain as a Hierarchical Organization
March 28 Spring Break
April 4 Jesse Shapiro, University of Chicago
Does Television Rot Your Brain? New Evidence from the Coleman Study
April 11 David Ahn, UC Berkeley
Unawareness and Framing
April 18 Alex Mas, UC Berkeley
Pay, Reference Points, and Police Performance
April 25 Paige Skiba, UC Berkeley
Measuring the Individual-Level Effects of Access to Credit
May 2 Shachar Kariv, UC Berkeley
Substantive and Procedural Rationality in Decisions under Uncertainty

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