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December 2015


Forthcoming publication: "The Impact of Self-Control Depletion on Social Preferences in the Ultimatum Game” by A. Achtziger, C. Alós-Ferrer, and A.K. Wagner. Journal of Economic Psychology


November 2015


J.-R. Tyran speaks on November 17 at the Rotary Club Vienna about experimental economics.

Thomas Buser (U Amsterdam) speaks about "The dynamic evolution of individual willingness to compete" on November 13 (picture)

Irenäus Wolff (U Constance) speaks about "Nash behaviour under social preferences? Best-replies, and beliefs in actions and in rationality" on November 13 (picture)

Panu Poutvaara (LMU Munich) speaks about "The Right Look: Conservative Politicians Look Better and Voters Reward It" on October 30 (picture)

Maja Adena speaks about "Radio and the Rise of the Nazis in Prewar Germany" on October 30 (picture)


October 2015


Antonio Guarino (UCL) speaks about "Updating Ambiguous Beliefs in a Social Learning Experiment" on October 16 (picture)

Enrique Fatas (U East Anglia) speaks about "An experimental analysis of information disclosure and corporate tax avoidance" on October 16 (picture)


We welcome Georg Sator as a new PhD student (at VGSE). Georg joins us from U Nottingham where he has earned an MSc in Behavioral Economics.


September 2015


Forthcoming publication: "Fairness is Intuitive", by A.W. Cappelen, U.H. Nielsen, B. Tungodden, J.-R. Tyran and E. Wengström. Experimental Economics.
 We welcome Axel Sonntag who joins us as a core collaborator at VCEE. He joins us from the University of East Anglia for a period of 3 year to work on the project “Fairness, Personal Responsibility and the Welfare State


July 2015



J.-R. Tyran gives research seminars at U Adelaide and QUT Brisbane, as well as a plenary lecture at ESA World Meetings in Sydney. 
 Forthcoming publication: "Risk Aversion Relates to Cognitive Ability: Preferences or Noise?" by Andersson, O., Holm, H.J., J.-R. Tyran and Wengström, E. Journal of the European Economic Association.



June 2015



Kimberley Scharf (U Warwick) speaks about "Contestability in Non-Profit Markets" on June 12 (picture) 
 Aniol Llorente-Saguer (Queen Mary) speaks about "Veto, Abstention and Frames: An Experiment on Majority with Veto Power" on June 12 (picture)


Forthcoming publication: "Predicting Lotto Numbers: A Natural Experiment on the Gambler's Fallacy and the Hot Hand Fallacy," by S. Suetens, C.  Galbo-Jorgensen and J.-R. TyranJournal of the European Economic Association.




May 2015



Working Paper: "The Dynamics of Coalition Formation - a Multilateral Bargaining Experiment with Free Timing of Moves", by J. Tremewan and C. Vanberg (paper


VCEE Awayday 2015 was held on May 7/8 in Reichenau an der Rax (foto) (program)

Pedro Rey-Biel (UA Barcelona) speaks about "(Not so) Great Expectations: Satisfaction and Payment with Experience Goods" on May 29 (picture) 



April 2015



W. Müller has been appointed as a member of the scientific advisory board of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), one of the leading economic research institutions in Germany.



Martin Dufwenberg (U Arizona) speaks about "Honesty and Informal Agreements" on April 17 (picture



Forthcoming publication: "Price Competition and Reputation in Markets for Experience goods: An Experimental Study" by S. Huck, G. Lünser and J.-R. TyranRand Journal of Economics




March 2015



The VCEE has an opening for a Post-doc position in Experimental Economics (3 years). more Information



J.-R. Tyran has been invited to give a plenary lecture at the ESA World Meetings 2015 in Sydney



The Annual Report 2014 of the VCEE is now available




February 2015



Forthcoming publication: "Corruption in Committees: An Experimental Study of Information Aggregation through Voting" by R. Morton and J.-R. TyranJournal of Public Economic Theory.




January 2015



Forthcoming publication: "Money, Depletion, and Prosociality in the Dictator Game" by A. Achtziger, C. Alos-Ferrer, and A.K. WagnerJournal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics.



J.-R. Tyran speaks on Jan. 13 at the Ringvorlesung "Monetisierung und Marktintegration" at U Vienna about "Geldillusion"



J.-R. Tyran has been appointed Fellow in Public Economics at the CEPR (Centre for Economic Policy Research, London)



see Archive for news from earlier periods






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