Fourth Behavioural Science Centre Workshop: 22nd February 2013

The fourth in our Stirling series of workshops on Economics, Psychology and Policy takes February 22nd in the Stirling Cottrell Building. The workshop was attended by researchers from Stirling University, Aberdeen University, Max Plank Institute Jena and University of Leeds. A range of talks from PhD students, Stirling faculty and external faculty were presented across the day. The themes of the workshop included financial decision-making, higher education, time preferences and environmental economics. The new MSc programme in Behavioural Science was also outlined by course director Michael Daly.


Speaker Topic
Bernardo Nunes (Stirling) Pension Autoenrolment
Jovan Vojnovic (Stirling) Time Preferences and Socioeconomic Status
Martin Ryan (DIT) Behavioural Economics and Higher Education
Michael Daly (Stirling) Overview of new MSc in Behavioural Science
Georgios Panos (Stirling) Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning
Christopher Boyce (Stirling) Loss Aversion and well-being: Does a loss in income have a greater effect on life satisfaction than an equivalent income gain?
Frans De Vries (Stirling) The Agglomeration Bonus and Spatial Coordination Failure on Local Networks: Implications for Ecosystem Services Delivery
Leonhard Lades (Jena) Impulsive consumption and reflexive thought: Nudging ethical consumer behavior
Rob Ranyard (Bolton) Personal borrowing and repayment decisions: Mental accounting, future orientation and anchoring effects


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