Below is a list of currently scheduled guest speakers and for our 2019 guest lecture series at the Center for Behavioral Political Economy.
Unless listed otherwise, all events are held Friday afternoons at 1:00 pm. All lecture series are held at the CBPE classroom located in the Department of Political Science on the 7th floor of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building. Main access to the CBPE classroom ( room S-738 ) is located in the south inner corridor. You may also access the Center through the Decision Experiment Lab ( S-736 ) on days when experiments are not in progress.
Stay tuned, as guest speakers and their speaking topics, as well as additional lecture dates will be updated regularly!
As always , if you are interested in volunteering to present this academic year, have any recommendations for an outside speaker doing experimental work in the behavioral sciences, or have general questions about the guest lecture series, please contact Peter DeScioli for further information .
Spring 2019, Guest Lecture Series:
Title: Making useful political decisions for others: Experiments on strategic social preferences
Title: Expensive problems assumed to have expensive solutions
Friday, October 11th at 1:00pm: Natalia Lodoño (Queens College, Economics)
Title: Does conflict exposure increase in-group bias? Evidence from experiments in the Philippines
Title: Human origins, properties, and behavior are efficiently explained by our lineage's unprecedented evolution of projectile weapon-dependent social coercion
Title: The Partisan public goods game: Disentangling civic and partisan motivations in an incentivized experiment
Friday, November 22nd at 1:00pm: Yphtach Lelkes (University of Pennsylvania, Communication and Political Science)