This class is (formally speaking) the second semester PhD-track. It is mandatory for PhD-track students, and can be chosen as an optional class for Professional track students.



The course is made of Lectures given by external speakers. Refer to the syllabus for more information about the practicalities.

24/09/2021.  The behavioral economics of food behaviours (Fabrice Etilé)
  • Teyssier, S., Etilé, F., & Combris, P. (2015). Social- and self-image concerns in fair-trade consumption. European Review of Agricultural Economics, 42(4), 579-606
  • Muller, L., Lacroix, A., Lusk, J. L., & Ruffieux, B. (2017). Distributional impacts of fat taxes and thin subsidies. The Economic Journal, 127(604), 2066-2092.
  • Crosetto, P., Lacroix, A., Muller, L., & Ruffieux, B. (2020). Nutritional and economic impact of five alternative front-of-pack nutritional labels: experimental evidence. European Review of Agricultural Economics, 47(2), 785-818.
  • Cadario, R., & Chandon, P. (2020). Which healthy eating nudges work best? A meta-analysis of field experiments. Marketing Science, 39(3), 465-486.
08/10/2021. TBC (Mael Lebreton)
05/11/2021. Overcoming Social Dilemmas Through Self-Governance (Philip Schreck)
26/11/2021. Strategic sophistication under the effect of substitutes vs. complements - guessing games and applications (Angela Sutan)
28/01/2022. Behavioral welfare economics (Marc Fleurbaey)
11/02/2022. Are behavioral biases stable? A Fast & Slow approach to context effects and food labels (Paolo Crosetto)
11/03/2022. Experiments on Freedom and Preference over menus (Benoit Tarroux)
25/03/2022. TBA. (Anne-Laure Sellier)
08/04/2022. Games with belief-dependent motivations and social ties (Giuseppe Attanasi)

Past events.

Language and economics : in what way decisions are influenced (or not) by psycholinguistic structures ? (Sacha Bourgeois-Gironde)
The external validity of Risk Elicitation (Paolo Crosetto)
In situ political experimentation (Jean-François Laslier)
Variations on the preference over choice sets (Fabrice Le Lec)
Neuroeconomics of money emergence (Sacha Bourgeois-Gironde)
Strategic sophistication under the effect of substitutes vs. complements - guessing games and applications (Angela Sutan)
Bounded rationality (Phillipe Jéhiel)
Measuring individual preferences in health: the potential for behavioural/experimental economics (Lise Rochaix)
Response times in lab experiments (Michal Krawczyk)
Measures Confused consumers anf firm market strategies (Paolo Crosetto)
Behavioral economics of traffic congestion (Laurent Denant-Boemont)
Behavioral labour economics (Marie-Claire Villeval)
Experimental analyses of asset markets (Nobuyuki Hanaki)
Behavioral law and economics (Geneviève Helleringer)
Decision, risk and health: some insights from lab experiments (Olivier l'Haridon)
Behavioral economics: prospects for an application to health (Lise Rochaix)
Background risk and social preferences (Marc Willinger)
A survey of strategic voting -- Election results, polls and experiments (André Blais)
The value, validity and reliability of cognitive and non cognitive skills measures in rural household surveys (Karen Marcours)
  • Marcours & Vakis (2014). Changing Households’ Investment Behavior through Social Interactions with Local Leaders: Evidence from a randomized transfer program, EJ.
Other-regarding preferences (Birendra Rai).