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

Political leaders with depression are punished by voters: results from experiments in two countries

01 March 2018 (15:00-16:30)
A11 Highfield House, University Park
NICEP and CeDEx collaborate to present Peter Loewen (University of Toronto) on 1 March.

CeDEx Seminar - Joel van der Weele (University of Amsterdam)

07 March 2018 (14:00-15:00)
A40 Sir Clive Granger
Denial and alarmism in collective action problems (A40 SCG)

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Two heads really are better than one, research finds

What is the best way to estimate risks or make important decisions at work or at home? A new paper from researchers in Nottingham and Amsterdam has concluded that it is usually better to adopt the old adage, "sleep on it."
15 January 2018

Conference in Honour of Vernon L Smith

Awarded a Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002
20 November 2017

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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). 

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