We invite you to participate in this conference where keynote speakers will provide their vision on fields of experimental and behavioral economics.


Daniel Friedman

Conference 1:

Daniel Friedman | Wednesday, 20 July from 10:00 to 11:00

Daniel Friedman is Distinguished Professor of the Economics Department at the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC), where he is also the founder and Director of the Learning and Experimental Economics Projects (LEEPS). Professor Friedman has broad research interests in applied economic theory, with emphasis on learning and evolution, laboratory experiments, and financial markets. An author of five academic books, roughly 100 research articles, and recipient of fourteen NSF grants, he is currently studying financial market design, strategic behavior in real time, and evolutionary dynamics of continuous strategies or traits. His popular book, Morals and Markets: An Evolutionary Perspective on the Modern World, was published by Palgrave-MacMillan in October 2008. A second paperback edition, co-authored with journalist Daniel McNeill, appeared in June 2013 with the subtitle: A Dangerous Balance. He holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from UCSC.

Daniel Friedman

Conference 2:

Charles Noussair | Thursday, 21 July from 15:00 a 16:00

Charles Noussair is Eller Professor of Economics at the University of Arizona, where he is also Director of the Economics Science Laboratory. In addition to teaching at Eller, he is also a senior extramural fellow for CentER at Tilburg University. Professor Noussair was a professor of economics at Tilburg University, an associate professor at Purdue University and the German International School of Management and an assistant professor at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is an expert in experimental economics and currently researches how individuals deal with risky decisions and how they solve collective action problems, as well as the impact of emotions in economic decision making. He earned his PhD in Social Science from the California Institute of Technology.