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1st Virtual Workshop - Part 3


May 2021

Lang English
Responsable de l'activité

Christian Zehnder


Prof. Christian Zehnder, Université de Lausanne

Prof. Holger Herz, Université de Fribourg


Prof. Benjamin Enke, Harvard University


This is the third of a three-part virtual workshop that will be held on Zoom. Students can participate remotely and each part can be taken separately. Each session consists of two blocks of two hours. each two-hour block will be devided into a lecture by our speaker as well as a presentation by one of our workshop participants.


Benjamin's research is in behavioral and experimental economics, cultural economics, and political economy. His work focuses on two lines of inquiry. First, experimental work on bounded rationality and complexity. Second, experimental and survey-based research on moral universalism (and cultural variation more generally).




May 3, 2021 from 15:00 to 17:00

May 4, 2021 from 15:00 to 17:00



Lecture 1: Cognitive Uncertainty

Lecture 2: The Political Economy of Moral Universalism




Participants can apply for presentations by sending a title and abstract of the paper/project that is to be presented to Bénédicte Moreira: behavioural-research(at)cuso(dot)ch Submission deadline: April 10.

There are two types of presentations:


- Research presentations: in these sessions, participants can present current research projects.

- Project presentation: in these sessions, participants can present project ideas and get feedback from the audience.

One criterion for presentation will be the fit with our external speakers and topic.


The virtual workshop is open to all PhD students in economics, management, psychology and the neuro-sciences.

Participation is free of charge

Detailed information on the management directives can be found here.


If you want to attend the session, please sign up for the workshop here no later that April 10.

If you want to attend the session and make a presentation, please send a title and abstract to the coordinator of the program Bénédicte Moreira: behavioural-research(at)cuso(dot)ch no later than April 10. Acceptance decisions will be sent on April 15.



Deadline for registration 10.04.2021

The website of our program is found here

If you have any questions about the virtual workshop, please feel free to contact the coordinator of the program: Bénédicte Moreira at behavioural-research(at)cuso(dot)ch

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