Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics
Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics

Welcome to CeDEx

Founded in 2000, the Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics (CeDEx) is a world-leading research group. Its research is published in top international journals and the Centre also publishes its own discussion paper series. CeDEx is consistently ranked highly in the field of behavioural economics and has several top-ranking authors affiliated with it.

CeDEx researchers investigate human decision-making using a combination of theoretical and experimental methods. It is based in the School of Economics at The University of Nottingham and has been funded by grants from the ESRC, the Leverhulme Trust, the British Academy and the Nuffield Foundation. Members of CeDEx are affiliated with international research institutions including the Institute for the Future of Labor, the ESRC Network for Integrated Behavioural Science and the EC Joint Research Centre.

CeDEx Seminars

CeDEx Brown Bag Seminar - Orestis Kopsacheilis

13 December 2018 (13:00-14:00)
C43 Sir Clive Granger
Is there an "I" in persuasion? (C43 SCG)

CeDEx Seminar - Jason Shachat (Durham University)

13 February 2019 (14:00-15:00)
A40 Sir Clive Granger Building
Title TBC (A40 SCG)

CeDEx Brown Bag Seminar - Tom Lane

14 February 2019 (13:00-14:00)
A41 Sir Clive Granger
The differential effects of Jesus and God on interactive economic behaviour (A41 SCG)

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Leaders as role models and 'belief managers' in social dilemmas

now published in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization
16 October 2018

Job Opportunities in the School of Economics

Seeking Chair in Economics, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor in the School.
15 October 2018

Dr Stefan Hunt (NIBS Advisory Group) in CMA appointment

Chief Data and Digital Insights Officer
01 June 2018

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New CeDEx publications

On the Social Inappropriateness of Discrimination by Abigail Barr, Tom Lane and Daniele Nosenzo

The strength of sensitivity to ambiguity by Robin Cubitt, Gijs van de Kuilen and Sujoy Mukerji 

Coercive Trade Policy by Vincent Anesi and Giovanni Facchini

Leaders as role models and 'belief managers' in social dilemmas by Simon Gaechter and Elke Renner

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Become a paid volunteer

At CeDEx we conduct research into how people make decisions. For that we require the participation of volunteers. No special skills are required, and most participants will receive a reward (normally cash).  If you are a registered student at the University of Nottingham you can register to be a paid volunteer

Understanding Human Behaviour

The centre is part of the University's Understanding Human Behaviour Research Priority Area.



Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics

Sir Clive Granger Building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 4763
Enquiries: suzanne.robey@nottingham.ac.uk
Experiments: cedex@nottingham.ac.uk