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 - Boon Han Koh

08 June 2017 (13:00-14:00)
A40 Sir Clive Granger
Attribution biases in leadership: Is it effort or luck? (A40 SCGB)

CeDEx Seminar - Kim-Sau Chung (University of Hong Kong)

12 June 2017 (14:00-15:00)
A40 Sir Clive Granger Building
Title TBC (A40 SCGB)

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Congratulations to our students in receipt of Research Support Funding

from the Faculty of Social Sciences
07 February 2017

Foundations of Behavioral Economics Analysis

Sanjit Dhami (Leicester) discusses his new book.
05 January 2017

Latest NIBS News in our November Newsletter

including info about events and publications
05 December 2016

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New CeDEx publications

Conducting interactive experiments online by Antonio A Arechar, Simon Gaechter and Lucas Molleman.  

Time Matters Less When Outcomes Differ: Unimodal vs. Cross-Modal Comparisons in Intertemporal Choice by Robin Cubitt, Rebecca McDonald and Daniel Read

Growth and Inequality in Public Good Provision by Simon Gaechter, Friederike Mengel, Elias Tsakas and Alexander Vostroknutov

Identifying Social Norms Using Coordination Games: Stakeholders vs. Spectators by Hande Erkut, Daniele Nosenzo and Martin Sefton

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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). 

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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
The 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