Behavioral, Experimental, and Theoretical Economics Workshop

16-17 May 2023

Room JBH, School of Economics and Finance, Castlecliffe, The Scores

The workshop brings together leading researchers in the fields of Behavioral, Experimental, and Theoretical Economics based at Universities in Scotland and Northern England, with the aim of sharing and discussing the latest advancements in their fields. The workshop is organized as part of the activities of the Behavioral, Experimental and Theoretical Economics (BETEcon) research cluster within the School of Economics and Finance at the University of St Andrews.

Organizers: Dr Tugce Cuhadaroglu ([email protected]), Dr Margherita Negri, ([email protected]), Prof Conny Wollbrant ([email protected])

Register here – registration closes on Tuesday 2 May

The workshop might be able to cover some costs for participants. Please contact the organizers to apply (priority will be given on a reversed-seniority basis).


Tuesday, 16 May

12:30-13:30: Registration and welcome lunch

13:30-14:15: Andis Sofianos (Durham University)
Reverse Bayesianism: Revising Beliefs in Light of Unforeseen Events (with C.K. Becker, T. Melkonyan, E. Proto, and S. T. Trautmann)

14:15-15:00: Tatiana Kornienko (University of Edinburgh)
Facing the Grim Truth: Repeated Prisoner’s Dilemma Against Robot Opponents (with J. Duffy and E. Hopkins)

15:00-15:15: Coffee break

15:15-16:00: Min Zhang (University of St Andrews)
Repeated Resale Auctions with Demand Uncertainty

16:00-16:45: Jinrui Pan (Durham University)
Group Identity and Implicit Collusion in Cournot Competition

18:30: Workshop Dinner (invitation only)

Wednesday, 17 May

9:00-9:30: Welcome coffee

9:30-10:15: Willem Sas (University of Stirling)
Regulation, Expectations, and Trust Erosion (with G. Daniele, A. Martinangeli, F. Passarelli and L. Windsteiger)

10:15-11:00: Margherita Negri (University of St Andrews)

11:00-11:15: Coffee break

11:15-12:00: Ed Hopkins (University of Edinburgh)
College as a Signal of Self-Control: Theory and Evidence

12:00-13:00: Lunch

13:00-13:45: Tugce Cuhadaroglu (University of St Andrews)
Identifying channels of social influence

13:45-14:30: Eugenio Proto (University of Glasgow)