Microfoundations of Expectations: The Role of Emotions in the Anticipation of Aggregate Outcomes of Human Interaction

Program

All lectures will be held in Leibniz-Saal (E1 05),
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences (Leipzig, Inselstraße 22).

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
08:45 - 09:00Welcome coffee
09:00 - 09:10Welcome address by Jürgen Jost
09:10 - 11:00Tutorial/Introduction into the theses and questions of the workshop (Jürgen Jost, Shyam Sunder, and Timo Ehrig)
11:00 - 11:30Coffee & Tea
11:30 - 13:00Gabriele Chierchia (Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Germany)
Cognitive and motivational bases of social decision making
13:00 - 14:00Lunch buffet at the institute
14:00 - 15:00Sebastian Grüneisen (Max Planck Institute for evolutionary Anthropology, Germany)
I know you don’t know I know… Children’s use of recursive mental state reasoning for peer coordination
15:00 - 15:30Coffee & Tea
15:30 - 16:30Rainer Reisenzein (Universität Greifswald, Germany)
A psychological perspective on emotions
16:30 - 17:00Coffee & Tea
17:00 - 18:00Summary of day 1 and open discussion (moderation by Jürgen Jost, Shyam Sunder, and Timo Ehrig)
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
08:45 - 09:00Welcome coffee
09:00 - 11:00Pierpaolo Battigalli (Università Bocconi, Italy)
Higher order beliefs and emotions in games
11:00 - 11:30Coffee & Tea
11:30 - 13:00Burkhard Schipper (University of California, Davis, USA)
(i) An experiment on empathy, (ii) Emotions and the design of institutions
13:00 - 14:00Lunch buffet at the institute
14:00 - 15:00Rosemarie Nagel (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
State of the art of research on higher order beliefs: theory and experiments.
15:00 - 15:30Coffee & Tea
15:30 - 16:30What are interesting hypotheses emerging from the workshop so far? (Timo Ehrig 10 min. lead, Jürgen Jost moderates discussion)
16:30 - 17:00Coffee & Tea
17:00 - 18:00How can these hypotheses be tested experimentally or otherwise? (Shyam Sunder takes lead and moderates discussion)
Thursday, January 19, 2017
08:45 - 09:00Welcome coffee
09:00 - 10:00Teppo Felin (University of Oxford, United Kingdom)
What is Rationality? Individual and aggregate considerations.
10:00 - 11:00Shyam Sunder (Yale University, USA)
Aggregation in markets
11:00 - 11:30Coffee & tea
11:30 - 13:00Thorbjørn Knudsen (Syddansk Universitet, Denmark)
The micro-foundations of coupled learning processes: Organizational learning and allocation of attention
13:00 - 14:00Lunch buffet at the institute
14:00 - 15:30Chanel the emerging discussion into writing (at least) two research notes, written by emerging teams of authors. Writing should be kicked off in this panel session and completed in a publication as a research note.
15:30 - 16:00Coffee & Tea
16:00 - 17:00Giorgio Coricelli (University of Southern California, USA)
Beliefs formation: insights from neuroimaging and process data (video presentation)
17:00 - 18:00Closing remarks

Date and Location

January 17 - 19, 2017
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Inselstraße 22
04103 Leipzig
Germany
see travel instructions

Scientific Organizers

  • Timo Ehrig, MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig
  • Jürgen Jost, MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig
  • Thorbjørn Knudsen, Syddansk Universitet, Copenhagen
  • Rosemarie Nagel, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
  • Shyam Sunder, Yale, New Haven

Administrative Contact

Antje Vandenberg
MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences
Leipzig
Contact by Email

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