Sunday, November 07, 2010

Economics and Psychology One Day Conference: November 23rd.

We will be hosting a session on Economics and Psychology in the UCD Research Building on November 23rd. Those who wish to attend should RSVP to Phillipa Barrington at Please indicate whether you wish to attend the full-day session or the keynote lecture by Professor Laibson only. The programme is below:

Economics, Psychology and Neuroscience Third Annual One Day Session: UCD Research Building

10.00am - 10.30am

Martin Ryan (UCD)  "The Role of Economic Psychology and Non-Cognitive Skill in Students' Lecture Attendance and Academic Achievement"

10.30am - 11am

Liam Delaney (UCD)  "Automatic Enrollment and the Irish Pension System"

11am - 11.20am: Coffee

11.30am - 12pm

Cormac O'Dea (IFS and UCL). "Cognitive function, numeracy and retirement saving trajectories"

12pm - 12.30pm

Marie Briguglio (University of Malta). "Voluntary Pro-Environmental Behaviour".

1230pm - 1pm

Michael Daly(TCD) "How income relates to life satisfaction and daily emotional experience: Evidence from the American Life Panel"


2pm - 2.30pm

Mick O'Connell (UCD) "Variation in 'Returns to Education' and academic performance by country in OECD's PISA science scores"

2.30pm to 3pm

Robert Metcalfe (Oxford) "Behavioural Economics TBA"

3pm - 3.30pm

Peter Lunn (ESRI) "What Can I Get For It? A theoretical and empirical re-analysis of the endowment effect."

3.30pm - 4pm Coffee

4pm - 5.30pm: Keynote Speaker.

David Laibson (Harvard) "Natural Expectations and Economic Behavior"

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