The NORFACE workshop at Norwegian School of Economics is organised by The Choice Lab researchers Alexander Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden and The Choice Lab affiliates Karl Ove Moene, University of Oslo, and Matthew Rabin, Harvard University.
The main focus of the workshop is on how behavioral models, in particular reference dependent preferences, can shed light on economic behavior and the role of public policy.
Ori Heffetz, Cornell University and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem gives the keynote speech titled “Expectations and the Endowment Effect”. Heffetz presentation is also the faculty seminar of the Department of Economics on this day.
The other presentations will be given by Ben Bushong, Harvard University, Alexander Cappelen, Norwegian School of Economics, Tristan Gagnon-Bartsch, Harvard University, Eirik Kristiansen, Norwegian School of Economics and Karl Ove Moene, University of Oslo.
The workshop is a join event of the NORFACE projects “Fairness, personal responsibility and the welfare state”, headed by Alexander Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden, and “Globalization, Institutions and the Welfare State (GIWeS)” headed by Karl Ove Moene. NORFACE is a partnership between fifteen research councils from different countries to increase co-operation in research and research policy in Europe. Since its start in 2004, the organization has developed a close partnership and network of European national agencies responsible for funding research in the social sciences.