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

Welcome to CeDEx

The Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics is a world-leading research group that investigates human decision-making using theoretical and experimental methods.

CeDEx has global reach, produces cutting-edge research with societal impact and is consistently highly ranked in the field of behavioural economics.  

Housed in the University of Nottingham's School of Economics and Nottingham University Business School, CeDEx laboratories are also located at the Luxembourg Institute of Socio Economic Research (LISER) and the University of Nottingham Ningbo China.  The Centre’s members are affiliated with international research institutions including the Institute for the Future of Labor, the ESRC Network for Integrated Behavioural Science (NIBS), the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the EC Joint Research Centre and the Nuffield Centre for Experimental Social Science.

CeDEx research has been funded by grants from the ESRC, the Leverhulme Trust, the British Academy and the Nuffield Foundation.  

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CeDEx Seminars

CeDEx Brown Bag Seminar - Elettra Latini

09 December 2021 (13:00-14:00)
Online via MS Teams
The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Unethical Behaviour

CeDEx Seminar - Marie-Louise Vierø (Aarhus University)

09 February 2022 (14:00-15:00)
via Zoom
Title to be confirmed

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Dr Fabio Tufano appointed Deputy Director of CeDEx

and he's looking forward to shaping the future direction of the research centre
05 November 2021

Former NIBS-CeDEx Research Fellow appointed Director of ESSEXLab

the behavioural lab in Social Sciences at the University of Essex
01 November 2021

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New CeDEx Publications

Externalities in knowledge production: evidence from a randomized field experiment by Marit Hinnosaar, Toomas Hinnosaar, Michael E. Kummer & Olga Slivko

Wikipedia matters
by Marit Hinnosaar, Toomas Hinnosaar, Michael Kummer, Olga Slivko

Social mindfulness and prosociality vary across the globe
by Van Doesum, N. J., Murphy, R.O., Gallucci, M., Van Lange Paul + 60 co-authors, including Simon Gaechter

Individual-level loss aversion in riskless and risky choices by Simon Gächter, Eric J. Johnson & Andreas Herrmann

Confidence snowballing and relative performance feedback
by Zahra Murad and Chris Starmer

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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. To ensure your safety we are currently running our experiments online and making electronic payments.

If you are a registered student at the University of Nottingham you can  sign up to be a paid volunteer.
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Watch our video, which was filmed before Covid-19, to find out more (opens in an external window).

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. *note we are not currently running any in-lab experiments but may be able to run online sessions for you. 



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