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Upcoming Events

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:

Friday, September 13th at 1:00pm:   Talbot Andrews ,   Andrew Delton, &   Reuben Kline (Stony Brook, Political Science)

Title:  Making useful political decisions for others: Experiments on strategic social preferences

Friday, September 27th at 1:00pm:   Talbot Andrews  &   John Barry Ryan  (Stony Brook, Political Science)

            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

Friday, October 25th at 1:00pm: Paul Bingham  & Joanne Souza (Stony Brook, Biochemistry & Cell Biology)

Title: Human origins, properties, and behavior are efficiently explained by our lineage's unprecedented evolution of projectile weapon-dependent social coercion

Friday, November 8th at 1:00pm:   Elias Shammas,   Pei-Hsun Hsieh, &  Andrew Delton   (Stony Brook, Political Science)

Title: The Partisan public  goods game: Disentangling civic and partisan motivations in an incentivized experiment

Friday, November 15th at 1:00pm:  Reuben Kline   &   Pei-Hsun Hsieh   (Stony Brook, Political Science)


Friday, November 22nd at 1:00pm:   Yphtach Lelkes  (University of Pennsylvania, Communication and Political Science)