Behavior and Society Working Group
We explore the relationship between individual behavior and institutional and socio-economic structures. Join us to draw upon psychology, sociology, neuroscience, and philosophy, as well as behavioral and experimental economics.
- Behavioral Economics
- Decision making
- Emergence of social phenomena from individual/psychological effects
- Cognitive Economics
- AI & Behavioral Science
- Recognizing biases inherent in its thought, is it possible to build a better kind of economics?
- How does human behavior differ from the rational agent in economics and what are the consequences for economic theorizing?
- How do emotions impact economic behavior?
- Where do economic preferences come from, and what are they?
- What is the role of narratives in economic decisions and behavior?
- What is the social role of economists?
- How can we account for the influence of power in economic analysis?
- How do culture and economic decision making interact?
- What is the impact of AI on society and human behavior?
- How can we construct the microfoundations that reflect the heterogeneity of all market agents?
Other Projects Planned
- Workshop on AI, Technological Change, Behavior and Society
Existing partnerships and cooperation
- Cognitive Economics Society
- London Behavioral Economics Network
- Interdisciplinary Corruption Research Network
You’re welcome to join any webinar or reading group at any time. You’re also invited to apply to present or participate in an any in-person workshop in your area.