UConn Hosts Experimental Economics Workshop

On July 1 and 2, the Department of Economics hosted the annual New England Experimentalist Workshop.

The Workshop brought together experimental and behavioral economists from twelve universities to present research on topics as diverse as gender pay disparities, self-censorship of political views in the classroom, and effective environmental policy.

The two-day workshop was organized by faculty members Remy Levin and Mike Shor and graduate student Anastassiya Karaban.

Professor Levin in The New Yorker

Professor Remy Levin was quoted recently in an article in The New Yorker:

As Remy Levin, an economics professor at the University of Connecticut, told me, “People often go into this field to study their own inner demons. If you feel bad about time management, you study time inconsistency and procrastination. If you’ve had issues with fear or trauma, you study risk-taking.” 

The article may be found online at:

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Professor Levin in the Financial Times

Professor Remy Levin was quoted recently in an article in the Financial Times:

Remy Levin, a behavioural scientist at the University of Connecticut, said: “As a scientist, it is Prof Ariely’s duty to ensure that his scientific record is free of errors and falsehoods. The burden of proof lies with him to show to the scientific community and the public at large that he has told the truth about his work.”

The article may be found online at:

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