Saturday, June 22, 2013

June 28th Workshop

The fifth in our Stirling series of workshops on Economics, Psychology and Policy takes June 28th in the Stirling Cottrell Building. A range of talks from PhD students, Stirling faculty and external faculty will be presented across the day. The themes of the workshop include financial decision-making, higher education, time preferences and environmental economics. Details of previous workshops available here. Details of our forthcoming MSc in Behavioural Science are available here and we welcome those who have been accepted onto the programme or are considering applying to attend. 

Preliminary Programme: 

9.30 am - 10.00 am: Cheng Xu (Stirling) "Investor sentiment and the UK cross-section stock portfolios"

10.00 am - 10.30 am: Boram Lee (Stirling) "Stock Market Expectations and Risk Aversion of Individual Investors"

10.30 am - 11.15 am: Jovan Vojnovic (Stirling). "Time Preferences, Education and Health"

11.15 am - 11.30 am: Coffee 

11.30 am - 12.15 pm:  Michael Daly (Stirling). 'Poor childhood self-discipline and physiological dysregulation and mortality in midlife'

12.15 pm - 1 pm: Mirko Moro (Stirling) "The effect of banking crisis on well-being?"

1 pm - 2.30 pm: Lunch 

2.30 pm - 3.15 pm: Professor Gordon Brown (Warwick) "Social Sampling Theory: A Rank-based Model of Social Norms, Segregation, and Polarisation"


3.30 pm - 4.15 pm: Professor Eamonn Ferguson (Nottingham): "How an individual difference approach helps us to understand altruim and cooperation: Combining psychometrics, econometrics and behavioural economics"

4.15 pm - 5.00 pm: Cameron Brick (UC Santa Barbara): "Improving oral health behavior and message memory by matching cultural exposure with message frame"

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