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.  

CeDEx laboratories are located in the University of Nottingham's School of EconomicsNottingham University Business School 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 ERC, ESRC, the Leverhulme Trust, the British Academy and the Nuffield Foundation.  

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CeDEx Seminars

CeDEx Brown Bag Seminar - Angela Jiang Wang

23 May 2024 (13:00-14:00)
A41 Sir Clive Granger Building
Title: Penalties, rewards and prosocial behavior: measuring esteem

CeDEx Brown Bag Seminar - Patrick Maus

30 May 2024 (13:00-14:00)
A41 Clive Granger Building
Title: TBC

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CCC Conference 2024: Programme now available

UEA hosting event 13th and 14th May 2024
10 May 2024

CeDEx Newsletter - January 2024

All the latest CeDEx updates for members and affiliates.
11 March 2024

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New CeDEx Publications

Introducing IOS11 as an extended interactive version of the ‘Inclusion of Other in the Self’ scale to estimate relationship closeness by Malte Baader, Chris Starmer, Fabio Tufano and Simon Gächter

Communication with partially verifiable information: An experiment by Valeria Burdea, Maria Montero and Martin Sefton

(In)efficiency in private value bargaining with naive players: Theory and experiment by Alex Possajennikov and Rene Saran 

Warming up cool cooperators by Eamonn Ferguson, Claire Lawrence, Sarah Bowen, Carley N.Gemelli, Amy Rozsa, Konrad Niekrasz, Anne van Dongen, Lisa A.Williams, Amanda Thijsen, Nicola Guerin, Barbara Masser and Tanya E.Davison

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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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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.



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