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 - Rachel Jones

28 September 2023 (13:00-14:00)
A41 Sir Clive Granger Building
Title: Gender inequality as a constraint to technology adoption

CeDEx Seminar - David Rojo Arjona (University of Leicester)

18 October 2023 (13:00-14:00)
A40 Sir Clive Granger Building
Choice Flexibility and Long-Run Cooperation

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New CeDEx papers

CeDEx 2023-09: At the Top of the Mind: Peak Prices and the Disposition Effect

Edika Quispe-Torreblanca, David Hume, John Gathergood, George Loewenstein and Neil Stewart

CeDEx 2023-08: Preventing Payments Fraud in the FinTech Era: New Evidence from a Behavioural Experiment

Jesper Akesson, John Gathergood and Edika Quispe-Torreblanca

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CeDEx Newsletter - June 2023

All the latest CeDEx updates for members and affiliates.
26 June 2023

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New CeDEx Publications

Preferences & Perceptions in Provision and Maintenance public goods by Simon Gaechter, Felix Koelle and Simone Quercia

Social closeness can help, harm and be irrelevant in solving pure coordination problems
by Simon Gaecther, Chris Starmer, Christian Thoeni, Fabio Tufano and Till O. Weber

Conforming with peers in honesty and co-operation
by Ozan Isler and Simon Gaechter

Social proximity and the erosion of norm compliance by Christina Bicchieri, Eugen Dimant, Simon Gaechter & Daniele Nosenzo

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Become a paid volunteer

CeDEx conducts research into how people make decisions. We require the participation of volunteers. No special skills are needed, and most participants will receive a reward.

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.

Latest: Both labs are fully open for running in-lab experiments. 



Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics

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

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5458
Enquiries: jose.guinotsaporta@nottingham.ac.uk
Experiments: cedex@nottingham.ac.uk