The Behavioural Science and Policy Group is hosting a virtual “Mini-Workshop” on

Behavioural Economics and Self-control

November 4, 2pm – 4pm on Zoom.

Participation is free but you’ll have to register to participate.

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. We will approve you manually to avoid Zoom bombers. Feel free to send questions to

The preliminary schedule is below:

14:00 – 14:05: Introduction

14:05 – 14:30: Dr Leonhard Lades on “Eliciting Future Bias”

14:30 – 14:55: Dr Margaret Samahita on “Pessimism and Overcommitment”

14:55 – 15:20: Dr Daniel Kamhoefer on Naïveté and Sophistication about Self-Control: Empirical Evidence

15:20 – 15:45: Prof. Ben Greiner on “Time Inconsistency, Sophistication, and Commitment – An Experimental Study”

15:45 – 16:00: Recap/Q&A