Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics
Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics

Welcome to CeDEx

Founded in 2000, the Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics (CeDEx) is a world-leading research group. Its research is published in top international journals and the Centre also publishes its own discussion paper series. CeDEx is consistently ranked highly in the field of behavioural economics and has several top-ranking authors affiliated with it.

CeDEx researchers investigate human decision-making using a combination of theoretical and experimental methods. It is based in the School of Economics at The University of Nottingham and has been funded by grants from the ESRC, the Leverhulme Trust, the British Academy and the Nuffield Foundation. Members of CeDEx are affiliated with international research institutions including the Institute for the Future of Labor, the ESRC Network for Integrated Behavioural Science and the EC Joint Research Centre.

CeDEx Seminars

CeDEx Brown Bag Seminar - Orestis Kopsacheilis & Ozan Isler

28 September 2017 (13:00-14:00)
A39 Sir Clive Granger
The Description - Experience gap in social context (A39 SCG)

CeDEx Seminar - Ofer H. Azar (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

04 October 2017 (15:00-16:00)
A41 Sir Clive Granger Building
Does relative thinking exist in mixed compensation schemes? (A41 SCG)

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New CeDEx papers

CeDEx 2017-12: The Effect of Voluntary Participation on Cooperation

Daniele Nosenzo and Fabio Tufano

CeDEx 2017-11: On the social inappropriateness of discrimination

Abigail Barr, Tom Lane, Daniele Nosenzo

CeDEx 2017-10: Social comparisons in job search: experimental evidence

Jingcheng Fu, Martin Sefton and Richard Upward

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New CeDEx publications

Reciprocity and the tragedies of maintaining and providing the commons by Simon Gaechter, Felix Koelle and Simone Quercia

Communication, leadership and coordination failure by Lu Dong, Maria Montero and Alex Possajennikov

Belief formation in a signaling game without common prior: an experiment by Alex Possajennikov

Team Incentives and Leadership by Michalis Drouvelis, Daniele Nosenzo and Martin Sefton  

The Effect of Voluntary Participation on Cooperation by Daniele Nosenzo and Fabio Tufano

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Become a paid volunteer

At CeDEx we conduct research into how people make decisions. For that we require the participation of volunteers.

No special skills are required, and most participants will receive a reward (normally cash). 

Register to be a paid volunteer

Understanding Human Behaviour

The centre is part of the University's Understanding Human Behaviour Research Priority Area.



Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics

Sir Clive Granger Building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 4763
Enquiries: suzanne.robey@nottingham.ac.uk
Experiments: cedex@nottingham.ac.uk