Spring School on Credence Goods, Incentives and Behavior / Summit (Un)Ethical Behavior
The course will focus on theoretical, experimental and behavioral approaches towards analyzing the economic implications of credence goods. The topics covered include theoretical analyses, lab and field evidence, metasciences approaches, and nudging. Guest lecturers: Cass Sunstein (Harvard University), Jeannette Brosig-Koch (University of Magdeburg).
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The purpose of this course is to provide students with the tools needed to analyze key determinants of individual behavior and market performance in credence goods markets (with a wide definition of credence goods), such as markets for health care, repair and legal services, as well as markets for financial advice and fund management. In addition, science as a credence good, metasciences approaches, and nudging are subjects of the course.
We welcome PhD students and PostDocs in economics, finance, and other related social sciences that apply theoretical and/or experimental methods in their respective fields.
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Tobias Haller, PhD
SFB Credence Goods,
Incentives and Behavior
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Kirchler
Department of Banking and Finance
University of Innsbruck
University of Exeter / University of Innsbruck
University of Magdeburg
University of Innsbruck
Vienna University of Economics and Business
University of Innsbruck and
Seegrube Restaurant Innsbruck
The Spring School will be held from Monday, May 8 until Friday, May 12 (all day) and will cover the following topics:
- Theoretical foundations of credence goods
- The method of running laboratory and field experiments in the social sciences
- Credence goods and laboratory/field experiments
- Experiments in finance
- Experiments in health
- Metasciences approaches
Part of the program will be the two-day workshop Innsbruck Spring Summit – (Un)Ethical Behavior in Markets which will take place at the Seegrube Restaurant, located at 1,900 meters above sea level with stunning views of the city of Innsbruck and the surrounding mountain ranges. Keynotes will be given by Cass Sunstein (Harvard University) and Susann Fiedler (Vienna University of Economics and Business).
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The participants have to take care of their insurances
(health, accident and liability insurance) themselves.