Programme details for the 2018 Australia New Zealand Workshop in Experimental Economics.


The tables below offer a brief overview of the timetable of events for the two days of ANZWEE. For a more detailed look at the timetable, see the in-depth breakdown below.

Monday 26 November

Time Event
8:30-9:30am Registration; tea/coffee
9:30-10:30am Keynote #1: Quentin Atkinson
10:30-11am Morning tea
11am-12noon Parallel sessions #1
12-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-2:30pm Parallel sessions #2
2:30-3pm Afternoon tea
3-4pm Parallel sessions #3
4:15-5:15pm Keynote #2: Agnieszka Tymula
6:30pm Dinner at Logan Campbell Room
Northern Club, 19 Princes Street
Auckland CBD

Tuesday 27 November

Time Event
8:30-9am Tea/coffee
9-10am Keynote #3: Thomas Pfeiffer
10:10-11:10am Parallel sessions #4
11:10-11:40am Morning tea
11:40am-12:40pm Parallel sessions #5
12:40-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-2:30pm Parallel sessions #6
2:40-3:40pm Keynote #4: Lana Frisen

Monday 26 November

Keynote #1: Quentin Atkinson – 9:30-10:30am

Topic: TBA

Parallel sessions #1 – 11am-12noon

Following usual ESA convention we expect the last speaker in each session to serve as Session Chair.

Session 1: Markets; Location: Case Room 2

  • Ratan A. and Brewer P.; Inequality in Extreme Demand and Supply Double Auction markets
  • Guillen Alvarez P. and Veszteg R.; Default options in market experiments
  • Rud O., Duffy J., Rabanal J.; Pricing Exchange Traded Funds in laboratory markets

Session 2: Risk Preferences; Location: Case Room 3

  • Evdokimov P.; On Myopic Loss Aversion
  • Pan A.; Empirical Tests of Stochastic Between-ness
  • Kim J., Cui Y. and Seo Y.; The variation of stability preference in decision-making across gain and loss domain

Parallel sessions #2 – 1:30-2:30pm

Session 3: Altruism; Location: Case Room 2

  • Claessens S., Ayers J., Cronk L. and Aktipis A.; Need-Based Transfer Systems are More Vulnerable to Cheating when Resources are Hidden
  • Bruner J., Grodeck B., Handfield T., Kopec M.; Our future is in your (unreliable) hands: A lab experiment on identity affecting altruistic decision-making
  • Knowles S., Fielding D. and Robertson K.; Materialists and altruists in a charitable donation experiment

Session 4: Beliefs; Location: Case Room 3

  • Solda A., Ke C., Page L. and von Hippel W.; Strategically Delusional
  • Mayraz G.; Wishful thinking in asset prices
  • Shlag, K. and Tremewan, J. Simple Belief Elicitation

Parallel sessions #3 – 3-4pm

Session 5: Field Experiments; Location: Case Room 2

  • Feeny, S., Hoffmann, R., Prima, R. AND Satriawan, E.; The Effectiveness of Behavioural Interventions in Discouraging Dishonest Behaviour: A Field Experiment in Indonesia
  • Earnhart D.; Field Experiment on General Deterrence
  • Cavatorta E., Daoud Y. and Zizzo, D.; Does exposure to violence affect reciprocity? Experimental evidence from the West Bank

Session 6: Gender; Location; Case Room 3

  • Chaudhuri, A., Li S. and Sbai, E.; (Un)Willingness to lead? Men, Women and the Leadership Gap
  • Bandyopadhyay, A., Gangadharan, L., Grossman, P., Sutherland, C. and Welsh M.; Employer Bias and Affirmative Action
  • Maitra P., Gangadharan, L., Jain, T.; Judging Actions: Social Norms, Gender and Third Party Responses

Keynote #2: Agnieszka Tymula – 4:15-5:15pm

Topic: Neuroeconomics and decision-making – where science and economics meet

Tuesday 27 November

Keynote #3: Thomas Pfeiffer – 9-10am

Topic: TBA

Parallel sessions #4 – 10:10-11:10am

Session 7: Information; Location: Case Room 2

  • Woods D.; Competition and Bayesian Persuasion: An Experimental Test of 'Competitive Information Disclosure in Search Markets
  • Jiao Q., Ke, C. and Liu, Y.; Should the number of contestants be disclosed: Endogenous entry into contests
  • Rabanal, J., Rud, O., Sharifova, M and Horowitz, J.; Dynamic entry and exit decisions with noisy information: An experiment

Session 8: Communication; Location: Case Room 3

  • Feltovich, N.; What kind of communication is best? Cheap talk with two senders and one receiver
  • Feess, E., Nieken, P. and Data, S.; Lying and Reciprocity
  • Page, L.; Too big to prevail: Coalition formations in the presence of a superpower

Parallel sessions #5 – 11:40am-12:40pm

Session 9: Nudges; Location: Case Room 2

  • Cheung, S. and Guo, M.; A weak commitment is worse than no commitment at all
  • Smith, T., Hamill, D. and Venn, B.; Is Fast Food Addictive? Evidence from an experiment utilising continuous glucose monitoring
  • Snijders, V.; Applying Behavioural Insights to Public Policy

Session 10: Risk and Uncertainty: Location: Case Room 3

  • Gauriot, R., Page, L. and Wooders. J.; Nash at Wimbledon: Evidence from Half a Million Serves
  • Nguyen, V.; Loss Aversion and Investment Decision: An empirical and experimental study of traders in stock Market
  • Rojo Arjona D., Fragiadakis, D. and Kovaliukaite, A.; The Predictive Success of Theories of Strategic Thinking: A Non-parametric Evaluation

Parallel sessions #6 – 1:30-2:30pm

Session 11: Incentives; Location: Case Room 2

  • Incekara-Halafir, E., Xiao, E., Lee, G. and Siah, A.; Incentives to Persevere
  • Dorner, Z. and Lancsar, E.; Intrinsic motivation, health and the crowding out effect of temporary extrinsic incentives
  • Grossman, P. Gangadharan L. Vecci, J.; Moving on up: The impact of income mobility on antisocial behaviour

Session 12: Norms and Preferences; Location; Case Room 3

  • te Velde, V., Louis, W.; How do descriptive norms influence behavior?
  • Ip, E. and Vecci, J. ; Egalitarian or Utilitarian: Non-Separability of Social Preferences
  • Casoria, F. Peeters, R. and Riedl, A.; Labor market gift-exchange and output market competition

Keynote #4: Lana Friesen – 2:40-3:40pm

Topic TBA