BI Research Centre

Centre for Experimental Studies and Research (CESAR)

The Centre for Experimental Studies and Research – CESAR – provides high quality research and analysis using economic theory and experimental methods.

    • Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - Article accepted in PlosOne

      New article published in PlosOne

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      Marja-Liisa Halko and Topi Miettinen's article From ideals to deals - The effect of impartiality experience on stakeholder behavior has been accepted for publication in PlosOne

    • Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - Article accepted in Oxford Economic Papers

      New publication in Oxford Economic Papers

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      Leif Helland, Jon Hovi and Håkon Sælen's article Climate Leadership by Conditional Commitments has been accepted for publication in Oxford Economic Papers

    • Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - PhD course in experimental economics

      Ernesto Reuben at NYU Abu Dhabi is giving a PhD course in experimental economics at BI Norwegian Business School the 11th - 13th of April this spring.

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      The course provides a combination of lectures on topics in the research frontier, programming and running experiments on z-Tree, and in class discussions of experimental designs.

       

      More information on Ernesto's teaching materials can be found in the link above.

       

      There are no fees for participation, but participants must provide for their own accomodation and travel. 

       

      PhD students external to BI please sign up here for participating (course code DRE 7012 Experimental Economics): 

       

      https://www.bi.edu/programmes-and-individual-courses/phd/external-candidates/ 

       

      Students looking for a hotel deal can contact Kristin Svanekiær Grigson at kristin.s.grigson@bi.no

       

    • Sunday, 04 December 2016 - New working paper

      New CESAR working paper is out: "Should I Stay or Should I Go? Bandwagons in the Lab", authored by Tom-Reiel Heggedal, Leif Helland & Knut-Eric Neset Joslin. The paper subjects the seminal platform selection model of Farrell & Saloner (1985) to a controlled experimental test.

    • Friday, 30 September 2016 - ScienceDirect Paper accepted in Journal of Economic Theory

      A paper on experimental posted offer markets by Leif Helland, Espen R. Moen & Edgar Preugschat is accepted for publication in the Journal of Economic Theory.

    • Tuesday, 24 May 2016 - socialscienceregistry.org New pre study plan registered at AEA

      A pre study plan for the project "Electoral competition and political rents in the lab" has been posted at the American Economic Association's RCT registry (AEARCTR-0001289). The project is a collaboration between Tom-Reiel Heggedal, Leif Helland & Rebecca Morton.

    • Friday, 13 May 2016 - Espen Moen presents at SAM

      13. May 2016 Espen Moen presents the paper "Information and coordination frictions in experimental posted offer markets" at the Search and Matching Conference in Amsterdam.

    • Saturday, 02 April 2016 - BI New working paper

      New CESAR working paper is out: "From ideals to deals - the effect of arbitration experience on stakeholder behavior", authored by Marja-Liisa Halko & Topi Miettinen. The paper investigates the effect of past arbitrator experience on stakeholder demands in bargaining, as well as the effect of past stakeholder experience in bargaining on arbitrator behavior.

    • Monday, 04 January 2016 - Forskningsradet CESAR wins TOPPFORSK allocation

      The Norwegian Research Council has allocated 22 mill. NOK to CESAR for the years 2016-2021, as part of it's prestigious TOPPFORSK progam. The researchers in the project will study the causes of bargaining failure using game theoretical models and controlled laboratory experiments. The project is lead by Leif Helland.