Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Launch of Stirling Economics, Psychology and Policy Research

Launch of Stirling Economics, Psychology and Policy Research 

The third in our series of workshops on Economics, Psychology and Policy takes place from 9am to 5pm on October 26th 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. Our new Economics and Psychology Research Group will be launched on the day. Our preliminary webpage is here and twitter feed is here. We very much welcome suggestions for developing the group and ideas for collaboration. Please contact to register. 


9.00am -9.30am: Liam Delaney (Stirling) "Measurement-Induced Behavioural Change"

9.30am - 10.15pm: Mirko Moro (Stirling). "Behavioural Economics, Labelling and Energy Decisions" 

10.15am - 10.45am: Marie Briguglio (Stirling and Malta). "Voluntary waste separation: policies, politics and promotion.".

10.45am - 11am: Coffee

11am - 11.45am: David Comerford (Stirling): "Polls apart: The Consumer Sentiment Index looks very different when perceived change is measured indirectly"

11.45am - 12.30pm: Michael Daly (Stirling); "Understanding the interrelations between self-control, education, and health behaviour"

12.30pm- 2pm: Lunch

2.00pm - 2.30pm: Launch of Research Center 

2.30pm - 3.15pm: Gary Lewis (Stirling) "Origins of social preferences: Insights from behavior genetics and neuroimaging"

3.15pm - 4pm: Alex Wood (Manchester). "Concern for social rank: An integrative account of money, happiness, anchoring, and purchase behaviour"? "

4pm: Keynote Speaker: Professor Stephen Lea (University of Exeter) 

No comments: