The School of Economics at The University of Sydney will host a workshop on Behavioural and Experimental Economics and Finance on 26 and 27 July 2018.

This workshop will assemble a diverse but selective program of talks within the areas covered by its scope. Participation will be by invitation or acceptance of a submitted paper, and will be capped to allow for greater interaction. The workshop dinner will be on Thursday 26 July.

There is no workshop fee, but participants are responsible for their own expenses including travel, accommodation, and the workshop dinner.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

  • Mohammed Abdellaoui, HEC Paris
    Title: “Take your time or take your chance: Time discounting as a distorted probability”
  • Peter Bossaerts, University of Melbourne
    Title: “How individuals and markets learn in the face of computational complexity”
  • Catherine Eckel, Texas A&M University
    Title: “Gender differences: What have we learned from 25 Years of experimental research?”
  • Keith Ericson, Boston University
    Title: “Open questions in intertemporal choice”


The preliminary program for the workshop is available here.

Workshop Dinner

The cost of the workshop dinner on 26 July is $60. If you would like to attend the dinner, please submit your payment using this online form no later than 13 July.

Pre-Workshop Lectures

On Wednesday 25 July, Peter Bossaerts will deliver a day of PhD-level lectures on key questions in finance for experimental economists, and neuroeconomics for finance researchers. This event is free, but will be uncatered. To express your interest in attending these lectures, please complete the separate registration form by 13 July.

We acknowledge the generous support of the MEAFA research group in the University of Sydney Business School in co-sponsoring the pre-workshop lectures.


New Law Lecture Theatres 024 and 026, Camperdown Campus, The University of Sydney.

Workshop Organisers

Stephen Cheung, with Pablo Guillen and Agnieszka Tymula.