Professor Thorsten Chmura Inaugural Lecture

'(Mis)Behaviour': Examples from experimental and behavioural economics - from Traffic Jams to Brexit

Thorston Chmura
Public lectures

After a brief explanation of experimental economics, the lecture will show how to measure individual preferences: trust, cooperation and fairness in different countries (China, UK, Germany) and how to use behavioural economic methods to find solutions for daily interaction problems (Brexit, traffic jams, work environment).

  • From: Thursday 7 February 2019, 5.30 pm
  • To: Thursday 7 February 2019, 7 pm
  • Registration: 5.00 pm
  • Location: Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
  • Booking deadline: Thursday 7 February 2019, 12.00 pm

Event details

'(Mis)Behaviour': Examples from experimental and behavioural economics - from Traffic Jams to Brexit

After a brief explanation of experimental economics, the lecture will show how to measure individual preferences: trust, cooperation and fairness in different countries (China, UK, Germany) and how to use behavioural economic methods to find solutions for daily interaction problems (Brexit, traffic jams, work environment).

Professor Thorsten Chmura, Nottingham Business School

Thorsten Chmura joined the Nottingham Business School in February 2018 as professor in Experimental and Behavioural Economics. Thorsten takes part in various research projects at Nottingham Business School and around the world. He is also involved in the engage to success network. His main focus is to measure individual decision making in economic scenarios and to find solutions for problems and challenges in human behaviour.

Before his arrival at Nottingham Business School, Thorsten was the research director for industrial economics, finance, banking and the PhD program director at Nottingham University Business School. Prior to his professorships in Nottingham, Thorsten was full professor at the LMU Munich and held positions in China at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the University of Nottingham Ningbo.

Thorsten holds two PhD’s, in Physics and in Economics, supervised by the only Nobel Laureate in economics from Germany. He published in the fields of economics, physics, psychology and marketing. His research activity focus on the interactions between nations, work motivation, how to improve cooperation at the workspace and in behavioural finance.

Programme

5.00 pmRegistration and welcome refreshments
5.30 pmInaugural lecture
6.30 pmDrinks reception
7.00 pmEvent close

Booking information

This event is free to attend. To book your place, click the Reserve your place button at the top of the page.

Location details

Room/Building:

Newton building, Main Entrance

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Burton Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU

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