Conference Program, May 23 & 24, 2011
Monday, May 23, 2011
8:30-9:15 Breakfast Buffet On Site
9:15-9:30 Opening Remarks
9:30-10:15 Keith Chen: "The Effect of Language on Economic Behavior: Evidence from Savings Rates, Health Behaviors, and Retirement Assets"
10:15-11:00 Katy Milkman: "Temporal Distance Heightens Discrimination: An Audit Study in Academia" (joint with Modupe Akinola and Dolly Chugh)
11:30-12:15 Antonio Rangel: "Realization Utility Signals in the Brain are Associated with Suboptimal Trading in an Experimental Stock Market" (joint with Cary Frydman, Nicholas Barberis, Colin Camerer, and Peter Bossaerts)
12:15-2:00 Lunch On Site
2:00-2:45 Josh Schwartzstein: "Insuring the Health of Behavioral Consumers"
(joint with Katherine Baicker and Sendhil Mullainathan)
2:45-3:30 Justin Sydnor: "Incentives, Commitments and Habit Formation in Exercise: Evidence from a Field Experiment with Workers at a Fortune‐500 Company"
(joint with Heather Royer and Mark Stehr)
4:00-5:00 Keynote Talk: George Akerlof
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
8:30-9:00 Breakfast Buffet On Site
9:00-9:45 Daniel Benjamin: "Non-Belief in the Law of Large Numbers"
(joint with Matthew Rabin and Collin Raymond)
9:45-10:30 Muriel Niederle: "Self-Confidence Management: Theory and Experimental Evidence" (joint with Markus Mobius, Paul Neihaus, and Tanya Rosenblat)
11:00-11:45 Nava Ashraf: "No Margin, No Mission? A Field Experiment on Incentives for Pro-Social Tasks" (joint with Oriana Bandiera and Kelsey Jack)
11:45-12:30 Ulrike Malmendier: "You Owe Me"
(joint with Klaus Schmidt)
12:30-2:00 Lunch On Site (with a takeaway option for those with early flights)