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CLICK HERE TO BOOK Abstract Over the past 20 years, researchers interested in judgment and decision-making processes have begun to appreciate individual differences in rational responding.  One stream of research argues that decision-making skills may be mediated by an over-arching latent variable, named decision-making competence (DMC). DMC is conceptualized as the tendency to respond rationally…
BOOK ONLINE HERE Abstract Multiobjective Optimization Problems are formulated and solved with the aim to support stakeholders in determining a solution that best fits their preferences when several and conflicting objectives need to be optimized. The portfolio decision analysis deals with the selection of a set of projects according to one or more objectives to…
CLICK HERE TO BOOK Abstract: Numerous laboratory studies reveal that incidental emotions produce distinct effects on risky decision-making: e.g. while fear induces risk-averse choices, anger promotes risk-seeking choices. Accordingly, if risky driving decisions cause car accidents, emotionally arousing events might influence accident rates. Noting studies showing effects on voters’ happiness for both the 2016 UK…
CLICK HERE TO BOOK Abstract: We run a laboratory experiment testing the correlation between time preferences and cheating at the individual level. In our experiment cheating increases the earnings of those who commit it and it only entails a moral cost for the cheater. Our hypothesis is that cheating is higher among individuals who attribute…
CLICK HERE TO BOOK Abstract We examine the relationship between financial literacy and attitudes to cryptocurrencies, using microdata from 15 countries. Our financial-literacy proxy exerts a large negative effect on the probability of currently owning cryptocurrencies. The financially literate are also more likely to be aware, but not to intend to own cryptocurrencies. We show…
CLICK HERE TO BOOK Abstract In this seminar, first the philosophy behind the best-worst method (BWM), a multi-criteria decision-making (MCDM) method developed in 2015 is discussed. Then, it is shown how an MCDM problem can be formulated and solved by BWM. More specifically the non-linear and linear models of BWM are presented with some examples….
Full details of the seminar schedule Date Time Room Speaker Title Affiliation 7th October 14:00-15:00   online   Jafar Rezaei   Foundations of Best-Worst Method (an MCDM method)  Delft University of Technology 21st October 14:00-15:00   online   Georgios Panos Financial literacy and Attitudes to Cryptocurrencies University of Glasgow 28th October (jointly with Economics) 15:00-16:30…
We intend to resume our seminars when meetings are posible again. We will circulate more information then.
Abstract Dementia affects the individual’s ability to make decisions and to undertake everyday activities. When the individual who is living with dementia (the Person) does not have decisional capacity the Carer may need to make the decision. This can create a dilemma for Carers. Carer decision makers find their role challenging, stressful and they experience…
Abstract In one of the articles on experts’ and lay-people’s perceptions of toxicological principles, Kraus, Malmfors, and Slovic (1992) coined the expression ‘intuitive toxicology.’ The term describes how people relied on their senses of sight, taste or smell to detect toxicological risks before the science of risk analysis was introduced. Consumer products or substances in…