Making a splash at SPUDM

Members of the Centre for Decision Research made a splash with 8 presentations at the biennial meeting of the European Association of Decision Making, named Subjective Probability and Utility in Decision Making (SPUDM) in Haifa, Israel. Conference programme is here https://spudm2017.net.technion.ac.il/files/2017/08/SPUDM_26_Program.pdf

  1. Random or systematic eye movements: A new measure for information search analysis by Sonja Perkovic, Nicola Bown and Gulbanu Kaptan (Centre for Decision Research, Leeds University Business School)
  2. The Optional Shopping Problem by Jacob L. Orquin (Aarhus University); Sonja Perkovic (Centre for Decision Research, Leeds University Business School); Martin P. Bagger (Aarhus University); Peter M. Todd (Indiana University)
  3. Assessing consumers’ perceptions of electricity use: Does providing reference points help? Vedran Lesic (Centre for Decision Research, Leeds University Business School); Wändi Bruine de Bruin (Centre for Decision Research, Leeds University Business School); Ines Lima Azevedo (Carnegie Mellon University); Matthew Davis (Leeds University Business School); Tamar Krishnamurti (Carnegie Mellon University)
  4. The interaction of ethics and law in tax decision making by Barbara Summers (Centre for Decision Research, Leeds University Business School); Elaine Doyle (University of Limerick); Jane Frecknall-Hughes (University of Nottingham)
  5. When context matters: Probability sizes and risk reduction levels moderate graphical display effects by Yasmina Okan (Centre for Decision Research, Leeds University Business School); Eric R. Stone (Wake Forest University); Jonathan Parillo (Wake Forest University); Wändi Bruine de Bruin (Centre for Decision Research, Leeds University Business School); Andrew Parker (RAND Corporation)
  6. How does consumer vulnerability impact financial outcomes? The mediating and moderating role of psychological characteristics by Simon McNair (Centre for Decision Research, Leeds University Business School); Arvid Hoffman (University of Adelaide)
  7. Public priorities and expectations for climate change impacts in the United Kingdom by Andrea Taylor (Centre for Decision Research and Sustainability Research Institute, University of Leeds, Wändi Bruine de Bruin (Centre for Decision Research, Leeds University Business School),  and Suraje Dessai (Sustainability Research Institute, University of Leeds)
  8. Framing Climate Uncertainty: Frame Choices Reveal and Influence Climate Change Beliefs by Astrid Kause (Centre for Decision Research, Leeds University Business School); Tarlise Townsend (University of Michigan); Wolfgang Gaissmaier (Max Planck Institute for Human Development, University of Konstanz)

Barbara Summers chaired the committee awarding the Jane Beattie Scientific Recognition Award at SPUDM, which was won by Mehdi Moussaïd, from the Center for Adaptive Rationality, Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin. Other committee members were Nigel Harvey, Eldad Yechiam, and Timothy J. Pleskac (the 2015 winner)