Economics serving society

Workshop | Psychological belief formation | May 30

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The Paris School of Economics is glad to invite you to the "Psychological belief formation" workshop organized as part of the "An integrated approach of economic decisions" project of the Opening Economics initiative.

  • Date: Thursday, May 30, 2024, from 14:40 to 18:40
  • Venue: Paris School of Economics
    48 boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris, room R1-15



14:40-15:20 - Too Much Information, by Ryan Oprea (University of California, Santa Barbara), with Menglong Guan and Sevgi Yuksel (University of California, Santa Barbara).

15:20-16:00 - Confidence affects confirmation biases in reinforcement learning, by Constance Destais (PSE).

16:00-16:40 - An esteem-based model of rationalizations and moral behaviour, by Yves le Yaouanq (École polytechnique, CREST), with Peter Schwardmann (Carnegie Mellon University) and Joël van der Weele (University of Amsterdam).

Coffee break

17:20-18:00 - How large is “large enough”? Large-scale analysis of the stability of confidence measures, by Clémentine Bouleau (PSE, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), with Nicolas Jacquemet (PSE, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) and Maël Lebreton (PSE).

18:00-18:40 - Competition, Cooperation and Motivated Social Perceptions, by Jeanne Hagenbach (CNRS, Sciences Po Paris), with Rachel Kranton (Duke University).

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The Opening Economics Chair allows economists to respond in creative and effective ways to the major questions of our times, by integrating two observations: that current challenges, complex and multifaceted as they are, demand an approach that transcends disciplinary boundaries, and that economics research must be renewed by advances made in other related disciplines.