The 1st Coller Conference on Behavioral Economics (CCBE): Incentives and Behavior Change


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Sunday, July 3, 2016 | 405 Recanati

8:00-8:50am Registration and Coffee

Opening remarks, Moshe Zviran


Shlomo Benartzi, University of California, Los Angeles:
The Smarter Screen: Surprising Ways to Influence and Improve Online Behavior


Eran Halperin, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya:
Wise psychological interventions to promote peace: From the lab to the field


Lorenz Goette, Bonn University: 
Conservation goals as reference points: evidence from a large-scale field experiment on water conservation

10:30 -11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 -11:30

Dino Levy, Tel Aviv University:

The neural representation of money and prices 

Jonathan Levav, Stanford University:

 Preference Expression Modalities

Informal discussion

12:30-14:30 Lunch

Nira Liberman, Tel Aviv University:

 Psychological distance and Self Control


Ido Erev, Technion:
On the value of gentle rule enforcement

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

Short talks:
Thomas Buser, University of Amsterdam: Do women give up competing too easily?

Yuval Feldman, Bar-Ilan University: The expressive effects of ethical codes

Kobi Gal, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev: Intervention strategies for increasing engagement in crowdsourcing: Platform, predictions and experiments

Meng Li, University of Colorado Denver: Using decoy to promote hand hygiene: Field experiments in a food factory


Gal Oestreicher-Singer, Tel Aviv University: What are we really paying for? Linking user engagement and willingness to pay on content websites 


Eran Toch, Tel Aviv University: Peer versus authoritative influence in social network privacy behavior

Liat Hadar, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya: Subjective knowledge attenuates default effects



Dinner at the Porter School of Environmental Studies, near gate 14


Monday, July 4, 2016 | 405 Recanati

8:30-9:00am Coffee

Stephan Meier, Columbia University:
Money Left on the Kitchen Table: Exploring Sluggish Mortgage Refinancing Using Administrative Data, Surveys, and Field Experiments 


Elizabeth Keenan, Harvard University:
Understanding, overcoming, and avoiding overhead aversion in charity


Yan Chen, University of Michigan:
Recommending teams promotes giving



Coffee Break


Marcel Zeelenberg, Tilburg University:
Why Enough is Never Enough: Greed, Work, and Overearning 


Charlie Sprenger, University of California, San Diego:
Tailoring Intertemporal Incentives


Informal discussion

12:30-14:30 Lunch & poster session

Short talks:
Anat Bracha, Boston Fed Bank: The effect of text reminders on creditworthiness: Evidence from a field experiment among low-to-moderate-income households

 Eyal Ert, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem:  Does taking blood pressure medication affect healthy dietary habits and physical activity?

Yoav Ganzach, Tel Aviv University: A behavioral theory of the demand for risky assets

 Ori Weisel, University of Nottingham: Giving to, and taking from, Max and Fritz: How victim identity, framing, and social value orientation affect dishonest behavior

Guy Hochman, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya: The effect of performance-based and random bonuses: A field study

Idit Shalev, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev: The effect of landscape images on motivation to change negative habits

 Jason Shaw, Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Investigating merit pay across countries and territories: The IMPACT Project

Ro’I Zultan, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev: The role of wage subsidies in welfare policy: A behavioral perspective

16:30-17:00 Coffee Break
17:00-17:30 Uri Gneezy, University of California, San Diego: 
Incentives and behavior change - Some open questions. Location: Lion Hall, Recanati Building

Panel discussion – Incentives for Improving wellness.

Location: Leon Hall, Recanati Building.

Moderator: Uri Gneezy, University of California, San Diego

Participants: Momo Mahadav, MAALA organization 
Tomer Nitzan, Movement 
Amir Nutman, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center 
Eli Rosenberg, Israel’s Ministry of Health 
Sharon Toker, Tel Aviv University



Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Day tour to the Mount Carmel area.  Pickup at 35 Ben Yehuda St, Tel Aviv. 

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