The Exeter Prize 2019 Workshop
"A Tough Act to Follow: Contrast Effects in Financial Markets"

Friday 22 November – Bateman Lecture Theatre

We are happy to announce the winner of the 2019 Exeter Prize for the best paper published in the previous calendar year in a peer-reviewed journal in the fields of Experimental Economics, Behavioural Economics and Decision Theory.

The winners are Samuel M. Hartzmark (University of Chicago) and Kelly Shue (Yale University) for their paper “A Tough Act to Follow: Contrast Effects in Financial Markets”, published in The Journal of Finance.

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Timetable

Time

Detail

10:00-10:30 Welcome opening - Chendi Zhang and Todd Kaplan
10:35-11:00

‘Manipulation and (mis)trust in Prediction Markets’

Todd Kaplan (University of Exeter)
11:00-11:30

‘Arbitrage Opportunities: Anatomy and Remediation’

Jason Shachat (Durham University)
11:30-12:00 

‘Using AI and Behavioral Finance to Cope with Limited Attention and Reduce Overdraft Fees’

Orly Sade (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) 

12:00-13:45  Lunch at Reed Hall 
13:45-14:15 

‘Too much choice? Understanding choice overload’

Joerg Weber (University of Exeter) 
14:15-14:45 

‘TBC’

Filippos Papakonstantinou (King’s College London) 
14:45-15:15 Break
15:15-15:45

‘Searching for Gambles: Gambling Sentiment and Stock Market Outcomes’

Chendi Zhang (University of Exeter)
15:45-16:15

‘Why Do Chinese Investors Trade So Much? A Survey-based Approach’

Cameron Peng (London School of Economics)
16:15-16:40 Break
16:40-16:50

The Decision Process: The Exeter Prize

Miguel Fonseca (University of Exeter)
16:50-17:00

Presentation of the Awards

Julian Jamison (University of Exeter)
17:00-18:00

‘A Tough Act to Follow: Contrast Effects in Financial Markets’

Samuel Hartzmark (University of Chicago)
18:00-18:05 Closing remarks