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TExAS - Texas Experimental Association Symposium

March 12, 2016

Rice University

Breakfast & Greeting (8:00am - 8:30am)





Session 1. (8:30am - 10:10am)

Paper 1:

Sherry Li (UT, Dallas)

"Communication and Visibility in Public Goods Provision"

8:30am - 8:55am

Paper 2:

Jog Chintamani (Central Oklahoma)

"A General Model for Asymmetric Auctions With Resale"

8:55am - 9:20am

Paper 3:

Kay-Yut Chen (UT Arlington)

"Behavioral Impact of Irrelevant Market Information on Buying Decisions"

9:20am - 9:45am

Paper 4:

Kyle Hyndman (UT Dallas)

"Reference Points, Reputation and Strategies

in a Dynamic Bargaining Environment with a Residual Claimant"

9:45am - 10:10am


10:10am - 10:40am

Session 2. (10:40am - 11:55am)

Paper 5:

Angela de Oliveira (U Mass, Amherst)

"When Risky Decisions Generate Externalities"

10:40am - 11:05am

Paper 6:

Danila Serra (SMU)


11:05am - 11:30am

Paper 7:

Timothy C. Salmon (SMU)

"Is 'Real' Effort More Real?"

11:30am - 11:55am


12:00pm - 12:45pm

Poster Session. (12:45pm - 1:15pm)

Poster 1:

Bruce Reese (TAMU)

"Advancements in Coding Interactive Processes"


Poster 2:

Sharon Zuo (U. Houston)

"Multiple Switches in Multiple Price Lists: Confused or Inconsistent?"


Poster 3:

Ada Kovaliukaite (TAMU)

"Who Holds Diverse Beliefs? 

Eliciting a Subject's Predictions of How a Population Plays"


Poster 4:

Billur Aksoy (TAMU)

"Measuring Trust: A Reinvestigation"


Poster 5:

Rick K. Wilson (Rice)

"Out-Group Altruism in the Aftermath of Violence"


Session 3 (Scramble). (1:15pm - 2:15pm)

Paper 8:

Daniel Stephenson (TAMU)

"Coordination and Evolutionary Stability in Attacker-Defender Games"

1:15pm - 1:30pm

Paper 9:

Marco Palma (TAMU)

"The Effects of Self-Control on Subsequent Purchasing Decisions"

1:30pm - 1:45pm

Paper 10:

Tracy Rockett (TCU)

"The Fallout from Dropping the F-bomb at Work"

1:45pm - 2:00pm

Paper 11:

Wei Zhan (TAMU) 

"Playing Both Roles in Dictator Games"

2:00pm - 2:15pm

Session 4. (2:20pm - 3:35pm)

Paper 12:

Tracy Liu (Tsinghua University)

"Household Consumption and Understaning on Pension Benifits:

Evidence From A Field Experiment"

2:20pm - 2:45pm

Paper 13:

Natalia Candelo (Queens College CUNY)

"Parenting, Teaching, or Peer Effect:

An Experiment on Children's Pro-Social Behavior"

2:45pm - 3:10pm

Paper 14:

Nehemia Geva (TAMU)

"Public Subjective Morality in Evaluation of Collateral Damage: 

Experimental Investigation of the Effects of

Actor's Identity and Victims' Ethnicity"

3:10pm - 3:35pm


3:35pm - 3:50pm

Session 5. (3:50pm - 5:05pm)

Paper 15:

Alex Brown (TAMU)

"Separated Decisions"

3:50pm - 4:15pm

Paper 16:

Dan Levin (OSU)

"Obviously Dominant Strategy:

An Axiomatic Approach as Guidance for Experiments"

4:15pm - 4:40pm

Paper 17:

Sheen Levine (UT Dallas)

"Should I Stay or Should I Go? 

The Cognition of Exploration and Exploitation"

4:40pm - 5:05pm


6:30pm - TBA