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

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New CeDEx papers

CeDEx 2021-03: The Behavioural Mechanisms of Voluntary Cooperation in WEIRD and Non-WEIRD Societies

Till O. Weber, Benjamin Beranek, Simon G├Ąchter, Fatima Lambarraa-Lehnhardt and Jonathan F. Schulz

CeDEx 2021-02: Gender Effects in the Battle of the Sexes: a Tale of Two Countries

Fabrizio Adriani, Monika Pompeo and Silvia Sonderegger

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Economists pinpoint UK local authorities in greatest need of support post-Covid-19

new research by John Gathergood
30 July 2021

Gaining insights into a more applied way of working

Anna Hochleitner, shares her experience of a UKRI policy internship with the DfE (UoN log-in required)
19 July 2021

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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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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. 

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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