Sunday, June 10, 2012

Stirling Workshop Series in Economics, Psychology and Policy

The second in our series of workshops on Economics, Psychology and Policy takes place from 9am to 5pm on June 15th in the Stirling Cottrell Building. The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers working on a range of exciting topics spanning disciplines including economics, psychology, and mathematics. Details of the previous session are here. Please email to confirm a place.

Our new Economics and Psychology Research Group will launch in October. Our preliminary webpage is here and twitter feed is here. We very much welcome suggestions for developing the group, ideas for collaboration and offers for sponsorship of workshops and events.


9.00 Clare Delargy (University College Dublin) "Gender and SES differences in earnings expectations: survey and field experiment evidence".

9.30 Professor Nick Hanley (University of Stirling) "Information effects in random utility models"

10.00 Dr. David Comerford (Duke University) "Cigarette substitutes or Nicotine Replacement Therapies? implications for public health"

10.30 BREAK

10.40 Eimear Crowe (University College Dublin and St. Vincent's Hospital, Dublin) "Examining social interaction effects on mood using Day Reconstruction"

11.10 Dr. AlbertoMontagnoli & Dr. Mirko Moro (University of Stirling). "Mood and Decision Making"

11.40 Professor Roger Sugden & Malida Mooken (University of Stirling) "Capabilities approach to academia"

12.10 LUNCH

13.10 Dr. Adam Kleczkowski & Dr. Savi Maharak (University of Stirling) "Controlling epidemic spread by responding to risk: Do it well or not at all"

13.40 Dr. Aniko Biro (University of Edinburgh) "An analysis of mammography decisions"

14.20 Dr. Michael Daly (University of Aberdeen) "Self-control, smoking and policy effectiveness".

14.50 BREAK

15.00 Dr. Georgios Panos (University of Stirling). "Risk tolerance and entrepreneurship"

15.30 Professor Liam Delaney (University of Stirling) "The scarring effect of unemployment on psychological distress 17 years later: estimates controlling for pre-unemployment distress and childhood psychological factors"

16.00 Dr. Pete Lunn (The Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin) "A Good Deal on My Mind: Experiments On Willingness to Exchange”

17.00 END

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