Brown Experimental and Economic Theory (BEET) Group

Third Annual Spring Conference

"Temptation and Self Control":

 

Dates:   June 8 and 9, 2011

Location:  Barus-Holley building, Room 190, 182-184 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02912

Directions from Amtrak to the Conference building

Organizers:  Mark Dean, Geoffroy de Clippel;  Administrative Assistant:  Natalia Ignatyeva

 

Schedule

June 8

9:30 am - 10:30 am: Buffet Breakfast, Barus-Holley building first floor lobby

10:30 am - 10:45 am: Opening Remarks - Roberto Serrano

10:45 am - 11:30 am: "Decision Theory and Temptation 1", Wolfgang Pesendorfer (Princeton)

11:30 am - 12:15 pm: "Decision Theory and Temptation 2", Bart Lipman (Boston University)  

12:15 pm - 1:45 pm:  Lunch

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm: “Empirical evidence on Temptation and Self Control”, David Laibson (Harvard)

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm: "Temptation and Guilt”, Jawwad Noor (Boston University)

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm: Coffee Break

4:15 pm- 5:00 pm: “Poverty and Self Control”, Douglas Bernheim (Stanford)

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm: Role Conflict and Choice: Shame, Temptation and Justifications”, Kota Saito (Northwestern)

7:00 pm: Dinner

 

June 9

8:00 am - 8:45 am:  Buffet Breakfast, Barus-Holley building first floor lobby

8:45 am - 9:30 am: "Self Control in Obesity and Weight Loss", Kathryn Demos (Brown Medical School)

9:45 am - 10:30 am: Revealed Willpower, Yusufcan Masatlioglou (Michigan)

10:45 am - 11:00 am: Coffee Break

11:00 am - 11:45 pm: Temptation and Commitment in the Laboratory”, Dan Houser (George Mason)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm: Timing and Self Control”, Drew Fudenberg (Harvard)

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm: "Revising Commitments: Time Preference and Time Inconsistency in the Field, Dan Silverman (Michigan)

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                    

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