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Theoretical and Empirical Aspects of Decision Conference

3 December 2012

On the 17th and 18th December, the cross-disciplinary Decision-making research group at the University of Bristol will explore the relationship between theoretical and empirical aspects of decision-making using mathematical, computational and experimental methods.

On the 17th and 18th December, the cross-disciplinary Decision-making research group at the University of Bristol will explore the relationship between theoretical and empirical aspects of decision-making using mathematical, computational and experimental methods.

70 participants will be attending the two day mini-conference at the Avon Gorge Hotel, with 30 talks being given across the two days, as well as talks by four international keynote speakers:

David Schmeidler

DAVID SCHMEIDLER
Professor of Economics at the IDC in Herzlia and Professor Emeritus at TAU and OSU. Professor Schmeidler's research and publications concern decisions, games and micro-economics.

Andrew Colman

ANDREW COLMAN
Professor of Psychology at the University of Leicester. Professor Colman's research interests include judgement and decision-making, especially game theory, experimental games and cooperative reasoning. He is also interested in the evolution of cooperation and psychometrics.

Mohammed Abdellaoui

MOHAMMED ABDELLAOUI
Affiliate Professor of Economics & Decision Sciences at HEC, Paris. Professor Abdellaoui is a specialist in risk and time perception and modelling for individual decisions and in organisations.

Ido Erev

IDO EREV
Professor of Behavioural Science at the Israel Institute of Technology. Professor Erev's current research projects include the economics of small decisions, cognitive biases in bird and human decision-makers and gentle rule enforcement.

 

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