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 - Neil Stewart (Warwick)

12 December 2019 (13:00-14:00)
A41 Sir Clive Granger
Psychological parameters have units... (and) On the futility of estimating utility functions ... (A41 SCG)

CeDEx Brown Bag Seminar - Orestis Kopsacheilis

23 January 2020 (13:00-14:00)
A40 Sir Clive Granger
A battle of ideas: Resisting persuasion to avoid defeat (A40 SCG)

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New CeDEx papers

CeDEx 2019-14: Requiem for a Nudge: Framing Effects in Nudging Honesty

Eugen Dimant, Gerben A. van Kleef and Shaul Shalvi

CeDEx 2019-13: Investigating the failure to best respond in experimental games

Despoina Alempaki, Andrew M. Colman, Felix Koelle, Graham Loomes and Briony D. Pulford

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Vacancy For Assistant/ Associate Professor in Economics

Based in Ningbo, China - closing date 17 December 2019
02 December 2019

CeDEx China - New Lab Established

at University of Nottingham's Ningbo China Campus
28 October 2019

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New CeDEx Publications

People Prefer Cordinated Punishment in Cooperative Interactions by Lucas Molleman, Felix Koelle, Chris Starmer and Simon Gaechter

A Theory of Esteem Based Peer Pressure by Fabrizio Adriani and Silvia Sonderegger

Dual Sourcing with Price Discovery by Jose Alcade and Matthias Dahm

Discriminating Between Models of Ambiguity Attitude: A Qualitative Test by Robin Cubitt, Gijs van de Kuilen and Sujoy Mukerji

Cooperation in Polygynous Households by Abigail Barr, Marlene Dekker, Wendy Janssens, Bereket Kebede and Berber Kramer
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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 (normally cash).  

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.

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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