December 13, 2018
Peter Schwardmann finds that people tend to deceive themselves to better deceive others.
November 16, 2018
Jon de Quidt on how deliberately inducing an "experimenter demand effect" can help assess the robustness of experimental work.
September 11, 2018
Ran Spiegler explores what happens when people confuse the concepts of correlation and causation. In his research he aims at bringing behavioral economics and economic theory closer together.
August 10, 2018
People sometimes harm themselves or others by making irrational decisions. But how much paternalism do we need and want?
July 23, 2018
A puzzle in standard economics – why would the same worker be paid different wages depending on the firm he or she is employed by?
June 25, 2018
What kind of stories do we tell ourselves and others in order to explain or justify our actions? Roland Bénabou explores the role of narratives in moral behavior.
June 6, 2018
Paul Heidhues looks into new models of consumer behavior and their implications for markets.
May 18, 2018
Why have some countries’ economies grown faster than others? What does patience have to do with it? These are some of the questions Uwe Sunde explores in his research.
May 2, 2018
Stefano DellaVigna on behavioral firms -- and the difference between "the bagel man" and today's big data giants like Google or Facebook.
April 6, 2018
Philipp Strack currently researches the mechanisms behind misperceiving one's own abilities.
March 6, 2018
David Huffman on overconfidence among managers and other puzzles in behavioral economics.