3rd Southern Europe Experimentalists Meeting

SEET 2012, February 2-4, Lanzarote

The meeting mainly promotes active interaction among researchers in experimental economics, behavioral economics and related areas, and we encourage theoretical contributions. A list of potential topics/sessions includes industrial organization, social preferences, (behavioral) game theory, risk attitudes, markets, field experiments, labor & gender economics, networks, neuroeconomics, asset markets among others. The meeting is academically sponsored by the Spanish Experimental and Behavioral Economics Network (EBEN).


Organizing committee:

  • Pablo Brañas-Garza, GlobE: U. de Granada
  • María Paz Espinosa, U. del País Vasco
  • Praveen Kujal, U. Carlos III
  • Jaromír Kovárík (Chair), U. del Pais Vasco & Bridge


Scientific committee

  • Giuseppe Attanasi, Toulouse S. Economics
  • Antoni Bosch, U. Pompeu Fabra
  • Pablo Brañas-Garza, GlobE: U. de Granada
  • Giorgio Coricelli, U. of Southern California
  • María Paz Espinosa, U. del País Vasco
  • Ayca Ebru, Bilgi Üniversitesi
  • Enrique Fatas, Universitat de València
  • Aurora García-Gallego, LEE and Economics Department: U. Jaume I
  • Nikolaos Georgantzís, GlobE: U. de Granada
  • Alessandro Innocenti, U. Siena
  • Praveen Kujal, U. Carlos III
  • Luigi Luini, U. Siena
  • Debrah Meloso, Università Bocconi
  • Rosemarie Nagel, U. Pompeu Fabra
  • Giovanni Ponti, U. Alicante & Ferrara



Thursday 2nd 

16.30 - 18.00 Session I:  Social Preferences  

  1. “The Trophy Effect,” Christoph Bűhren (Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg)
  2. “Do Good Deads Make Bad People?” Sophie Clot (LAMETA-Université de Montpellier)
  3.  “Level-k Reasoning and Incentives: An Experiment,” Larbi Alaoui (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) 
  4. “Misleading Nudges,” Natalia Shestakova (University of Vienna) 


18.10 - 19.40 Session II:  Incentives/Reference Points

  1. “Time Preferences and Relative Payoffs in Bargaining: A Field Experiment,” Antonio Espín (Globe: Universidad de Granada)
  2. “Social Preferences, Risk Preferences and the Hexagon Condition,” Giovanni Ponti(Universidad de Alicante & LUISS Guido Carli, Roma)
  3.  “Biological Roots of Altruism,” Pablo Brañas Garza (Globe: Universidad de Granada)
  4.  “Endogenous Punishment and Endowment Heterogeneity: Its Effects on Trust, Ismael Rodríguez Lara (Universidad de Valencia & ERICES) 


Friday 3rd 

09.30 - 11.00 Session III: Finance/Macro

  1.  “Eliminating Laboratory Asset Bubbles through Interest-Bearing Savigns Account,” Giovanni Giusti (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
  2. “Bubbles, Relative Risk, and the Choice of Numeraire,” Owen Powell (University of Vienna)
  3.  “Individual Expectations and Aggregate Macro Behavior,” Tiziana Assenza (Catholic University of Milan & CeNDEF)
  4. “Liasions Dangereuses: Increasing Connectivity, Risk Sharing, and Systematic Risk,” Domenico Delli Gatti (Catolic University of Milan)


11.30 - 13.00 Session IV: Miscellaneous 

  1. “An Experiment on Supply Function Competition,” Xavier del Pozo (Universidad de Alicante)
  2.  “The Complexity of the Task as a Confounding Factor, “ Antonio Filippin (University of Milan)
  3. “Citizen Preferences in Private and Public: Evidence from a large Number of Votes,” Patricia Funk (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
  4. “Outerfactor and Indirect Journal Impact,” Coralio Ballester (Universidad de Alicante)


15.00 -18.00   Discussion of work in progress


Saturday 4th 

09.30 - 11.00 Session V: Teams/Networks

  1. “The Effect of Management Control Systems and Social Identity on the Social Loafing Process in Teams,” Laura Gómez Ruiz (Pablo de Olavide University)
  2.  “Self-Confidence and Teams,” Luís Santos-Pinto (University of Lausanne)
  3. “Efficiency, Team Building, and Identity in a Public-Goods Game,” Natalia Jiménez(Globe: University of Granada)
  4. “It’s Not What You Know, but Who You Know: The Role of Connections in Academic Promotion,” Manuel Bagues (Universidad Carlos III) 


11.30 - 13.00 Session VI: Common Pools & Cooperation

  1.  “Individual Behavior and Social Norms in favour of the Sustainability of the CommonPool Resources,” Santiago Arroyo (Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Cali). 
  2.  “Ethnic Heterogeneity, Cooperation and Anti-Social Punishment,” Daniela Grieco(Bocconi University & University of Verona)
  3. “Multilateral Tariff Cooperation under Fairness and Reciprocity,” Doruk Iris(Universidade Nova de Lisboa)


13.00 - 13.45   Meeting of the Scientific Committee


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