MU-CEN: Maastricht University CEnter of Neuroeconomics

MU-CEN Research Meetings Archive

Fall 2022


  • September 1, 12:00-13:00, room A0.24 & Zoom
    David Albrecht (Department of Microeconomics and Public Economics)
    The Debt Aversion Survey Module

  • September 8, 12:00-13:00, A0.24 & Zoom
    Arno Riedl (Department of Microeconomics and Public Economics)
    Global Competition Favors Cooperative Strategies in Indirect Reciprocal Interactions

  • September 15, 12:00-13:00, room A0.23
    Jenna Barrett (Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management)
    The correspondence between objective and subjective financial well-being: Evidence from a nationally representative sample

  • September 22, 12:00-13:00, room A0.23 & Zoom
    Leticia Micheli (University of Würzburg) & Bruno Martorano (UNU-MERIT)
    The impact of information about inequality on students’ educational aspirations

  • September 28 (WEDNESDAY), 13:00-14:00, H0.06 & Zoom
    Frauke Stehr (Department of Microeconomics and Public Economics)
    Dodging high impact behavior with motivated beliefs


  • October 6, 12:00-13:00, room C-1.03
    Lidingrong Huang (Department of Finance)
    Customers Reciprocate

  • October 13, 12:00-13:00, room A0.23
    Milan Van Steenvoort (Department of Microeconomics and Public Economics)
    Does a gender-biased stopping rule really decrease fertility?

  • October 20, 12:00-13:00, A0.24
    Hannes Rusch & Peter Werner (Department of Microeconomics and Public Economics)
    Open Science


  • November 3, 12:00-13:00, A0.24
    Martin Strobel (Department of Microeconomics and Public Economics)
    Measuring Betrayal Aversion

  • November 10, 12:00-13:00, A0.24
    Michal Bodický (MPE)
    Human decision-making in chess: An evaluation by computer analysis

  • November 17, 12:00-13:00, A0.23
    Thomas Post (Department of Finance)
    Cognitive constraints, planned savings and downstream economic behaviors

  • November 24, 12:00-13:00, A0.24
    James Wilkinson & Tobias Otto
    Cognitive fatigue and effort-based decision-making


  • December 7 (WEDNESDAY), 12:00-13:00, A0.23
    Giannis Lois (Department of Microeconomics and Public Economics)
    The role of social identity in updating factual beliefs: identity-based discounting or biased prior impressions?

  • December 15, 12:00-13:00, A0.23
    Lina M. Lozano (NYU Abu Dhabi)
    Attribution of failure and success in strategic settings

Spring 2022


  • January 27, 12:00-13:00, Zoom

    Elias Tsakas (MPE)
    Identification of misreported beliefs


  • February 3, 12:00-13:00, Zoom

    Xinxin Zhu (Department of Finance)
    How does financial education influence investor portfolio allocation? An experimental analysis.

  • February 10, 12:00-13:00, TAP11 D0.014 & Zoom

    Lars Wittrock (Department of Microeconomics and Public Economics)
    Belief Updating and Misinformation

  • February 17, 12:00-13:00, A0.24 & Zoom

    Paul Bokern (Department of Microeconomics and Public Economics)
    The nature of risk attitudes – Evidence from a large population sample

  • February 24, 12:00-13:00, A0.24 & Zoom

    Adriana Iamnitchi (Institute of Data Science)
    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in Social Media


  • March 3, 12:00-13:00, A1.23 & Zoom

    Peter Werner (Department of Microeconomics and Public Economics)
    On common evaluation standards and the acceptance of wage inequality

  • March 10, 12:00-13:00, Zoom

    Anne Friesacher (Department of Microeconomics and Public Economics)
    Examining the relationship between acute stress and social preferences

  • March 17, 12:00-13:00, A0.24 & Zoom

    Diogo Geraldes (Utrecht University)
    Women Dislike Competing Against Men

  • March 24, 12:00-13:00, A0.24 & Zoom

    Christoph Semken (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
    The Marginal Impact of Emission Reductions

  • March 31, 12:00-13:00, A1.23 & Zoom

    Anouk Festjens (Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management )
    The effect of financial constraints on economic decision-making


  • April 7, 12:00-13:00, G1.01 & Zoom

    Eveline Vandewal (Department of Microeconomics and Public Economics)
    The Role of the Medial Prefrontal Cortex and the Right Temporoparietal Junction in Strategic Reasoning

  • April 21, 12:00-13:00, A0.24 & Zoom

    Hannes Rusch (Department of Microeconomics and Public Economics)
    Groupiness in the field – Intermediate results

  • April 28, 12:00-13:00, A0.23 & Zoom

    James Tremewan
    Reasoning and persuasion in social dilemmas


  • May 12, 12:00-13:00, A0.23 & Zoom

    Paul Smeets (Department of Finance)
    Are investors willing to pay for sustainable investments?

  • May 19, 12:00-13:00, A0.24 & Zoom

    Peiran Jiao (Department of Finance)
    Dynamic inconsistency in risky investment decisions


  • June 2, 12:00-13:00, A0.24 & Zoom

    Katlijn Haesebrouck (Department of Accounting and Information Management)
    Motivating Effortful Information Acquisition and Honest Reporting: The Effect of Input, Output, and Hybrid Control

  • June 9, 12:00-13:00, A0.24 & Zoom

    Stefan Flagner (Department of Finance (SBE) & Department of Nutrition and Movement Sciences (FHML))
    The impact of indoor carbon dioxide on human cognition and health

  • June 16, 12:00-13:00, A0.24 & Zoom

    Max Löffler (Department of Microeconomics and Public Economics)
    Welfare Effects of Property Taxation

  • June 23, 12.00-13:00, A0.24 & Zoom

    Peiran Jiao (Department of Finance)
    Taste, Asymmetric Updating, and Valuation


Fall 2021


  • September 16, 12:30-13:30, Zoom

    Alexander Vostroknutov (MPE)
    Affective Decision Making

  • September 23, 12:30-13:30, Zoom

    Pedro González Fernández (MPE)
    Individual Heterogeneity in Probabilistic Judgement and the Role of Ownership

  • September 30, 12:30-13:30, Zoom

    Marvin Gleue (University of Münster/Ruhr University Bochum)
    Moral Balancing in Sustainable Behavior


  • November 4, 12:30-13:30, Zoom

    Christopher Kops (KE)
    Testing Negative Value of Information and Ambiguity Aversion

  • November 11, 12:30-13:30, Zoom

    Bin Dong (Finance)
    Belief, Ambiguity Perception, and Norm following – Meesman Project

  • November 18, 12:30-13:30, Zoom

    Pol Herrero Castillo
    Are you sure? Heuristics & Biases and COVID-19

  • November 23 (WEDNESDAY), 12:30-13:30, Zoom

    Nickolas Gagnon (Aarhus University)
    Ideals and Norms of Discrimination


Spring 2021


  • February 18, 12:30-13:30, Zoom

    Frauke Stehr (MPE)
    Dodging High Impact Behavior with Motivated Beliefs

  • February 25, 12:30-13:30, Zoom

    Jenna Barrett (MSCM)
    Experience sampling for promoting pension savings


  • March 11, 12:30-13:30, Zoom

    David Albrecht (MPE)
    Collective intelligence despite hidden agendas: Antidotes to manipulation in small group forecasting

  • March 18, 12:30-13:30, Zoom

    Oda Kristine Storstad Sund (NHH Norwegian School of Economics)
    Unleveling the playing-field? Parents’ willingness to give their child an advantage

  • March 25, 12:30-13:30, Zoom

    Eveline Vandewal (MPE)
    Reciprocity and information search in the prisoner’s dilemma game


  • April 8, 12:30-13:30, Zoom

    Giannis Lois (MPE)
    Prospects of upward mobility or political inequality:  Antecedents of the persistent economic inequality


  • May 20, 12:30-13:30

    Peter Werner (MPE)
    The value of honest feedback

  • May 27, 12:30-13:30

    Caroline Goukens (MW)
    The Zero Price Effect(s). Why offering something for free can act as a double-edge sword


  • June 3, 12:30-13:30

    Matthias Wibral (MPE)

  • June 17, 12:30-13:30

    Eveline Vandewal (MPE)
    Social Preferences and Information Search in Strategic Games: An Online Experiment

  • June 24, 12:30-13:30

    Paul Smeets (Finance)
    Investor Memory
    A gut feeling: How your gut and brain determine your choices

  • Aline Dantas (MSCM & FPN)


  • July 1, 11:30 – 12:30

    Peter Werner (MPE)
    The impact of co-benefits on voluntary climate change mitigation