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 Seminar - Georg Weizsaecker (Humboldt University Berlin)

20 February 2019 (14:00-15:00)
A40 Sir Clive Granger Building
Cursed bets on markets and Markets for leaked information (A40 SCG)

CeDEx Brown Bag Seminar - Monika Pompeo

21 February 2019 (13:00-14:00)
A41 Sir Clive Granger
Sorting into Effort Levels in the Prosocial Context (A41 SCG)

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PhD Studentship - Understanding Consumers' Financial Behaviour (part of ESRC NIBS)

offered by the University of Warwick
18 February 2019

Behavioural Insights Team Annual Report

out now for 2017-18
14 February 2019

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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 (forthcoming but online now for AEA members)

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. 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 sign up to be a paid volunteer  

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Hire our Nottingham labs

CeDEx at Nottingham has two labs (based on two campuses) with a combined total of 72 computer terminals.

With a dedicated Lab Manager, we can offer a professional service for anyone who wants to run experimental and decision-making experiments.

Read more about our Lab Facilities and find out how to contact us.

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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