Recent advances in modelling decision making under risk and uncertainty


Workshop information

The Behavioural and Experimental Northeast Cluster (BENC) and the Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR) are sponsoring a workshop on, “Recent advances in modelling decision making under risk and uncertainty” at the Durham University Business School June 24 and 25, 2016. 

The workshop aims to provide a high quality, single track program with theoretical and empirical studies addressing topics of ambiguity, high order risk preferences, and other closely related areas. Registration to attend is free and includes a reception, lunches and coffee break catering. We have reserved a small number of rooms at the Marriott in Durham Town Center: a standard room costs £101.00 / £111.00 (inc. breakfast) and a deluxe room (inc Wi-Fi & mineral water) costs £121.00 / £131.00 bed and breakfast. We do require registration in advance. This may be done by via e-mail to Please indicate your affiliation, the days you will attend, and if you wish for us to make a hotel reservation on your behalf.

We strongly encourage attendance by post graduate research students and other young scholars.

This is also the inaugural event for BENC, a joint effort between Durham and Newcastle University. 


Keynote speakers

        Sebastian Ebert (Tilburg University

John Hey (University of York)

Peter Klibanoff (Northwestern University)

Charles Noussair (University of Arizona)

Stefan Trautmann (Heidelberg University)


Organizing committee

Glenn Harrison (Georgia State University)

Morten Lau (Copenhagen Business School and Durham University)

Jason Shachat (Durham University)

Daniel Zizzo (Newcastle University)



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