Tuesday, September 09, 2008

One Day Economics and Psychology Symposium

Economics and Psychology One-Day Conference

A one-day conference on Economics and Psychology will take place in NUIM on November 7th (Exact Venue to be confirmed). The purpose of this event is to provide a forum for the discussion of work at the interface of economics, psychology and cognate disciplines such as neuroscience. The event is co-organized by the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting in Maynooth and the UCD Geary Institute. The International Association for Research in Economic Psychology (IAREP) is the relevant international body and we would encourage attendees to consider joining this group. All are welcome and there is no registration fee. Please contact Liam Delaney (Liam.Delaney@ucd.ie ) to confirm attendance.


10.00 – 10.15: Welcome: Professor Rowena Pecchenino

10.15-10.45: Liam Delaney (UCD). “Psychological and Biological Foundations of Time Preferences”.

10.45-11.15: Orla Doyle (UCD). “Early Childhood Differences in Time Preferences: Evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study”

11.15-11.30: Coffee

11.30 – 12.00: Stephen Kinsella (UL). “Computable and Experimental Economics at UL”

12.00 – 12.30: Mirko Moro (UCD). “Spatial Heterogeneity in Well-Being”

12.30- 1.00: Kevin Denny (UCD). “A continuum of handedness predicts behaviour”

1.00 – 2.00: Lunch

2.00 – 2.30: Richard Roche (NUIM). “Neuroeconomics and Time Preferences”

2.30-3.00: Rowena Pecchenino (NUIM). “Becoming: Identity and Spirituality”

3.00 – 3.30: Martin Ryan (UCD). “Time Use and Time Preferences”

3.30-3.45: Coffee

3.45 – 4.15: David Comerford (UCD). “Transport Mode Choice: Decision and Experienced Utility”

4.15 – 4.45: Peter Lunn (ESRI). “What’s it Worth? Can uncertainty in the perception of value explain loss aversion?”

4.45 – 5.15: John O’Doherty (TCD) “Neuroeconomics of human decision making: from simple choice to social interactions”

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