EBCC 2016
  • Program


Friday, 26 February 2016

Welcome Event

Artisan's Cafe
QUT Gardens Point Campus
5.00pm - 7.00pm
Refreshments and finger food provided

Saturday, 27 February 2016

Time P512 P514
7.45am Registration  
8.15am - 8.30am Welcoming address by Pascalis Raimondos (Head of School, Economics and Finance)
8.30am - 10.00am Roy Baumeister (Florida State University)
Sexual Economics: A General Theory of (Hetero) Sexual Interactions, Or Why the Man Buys Dinner (pdf, 6kb)
10.00am - 10.30am Coffee
10.30am - 12.30pm Behaviour in mating contests Wars and civil conflicts
Barnaby J Dixson (The University of Queensland)
Intra-sexual selection and the evolution of the human beard​ (pdf, 39kb)
Richard H Lotspeich (Indiana State University)
Economic Analysis of Persistent Civil Conflict: Violence, Corruption and Rent-Seeking (pdf, 246kb)
Michael Kasumovic (University of NSW)
Online video game competitions and how they relate to mate choice and mating strategies (pdf, 34kb)
Soeren Schwuchow (BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany)
With a Little Help from my Foes: A Model of Spill-Over-Effects on Security in Wars of Conquest (pdf, 119kb)
Robert Brooks (UNSW)
Contest outcome and the origins of sexist attitudes; experiments using video games (pdf, 59kb)
Stephen Cheung (The University of Sydney)
The Effect of Conflict History on Cooperation Within and Between Groups: Evidence from a Laboratory Experiment (pdf, 119kb)
Stephen Whyte (QUT)
Determinants of online sperm donor success: how women choose (doc, 17kb)
Ahmed Skali (Swinburne University of Technology)
Ancestral Belief Systems and Armed Conflict (pdf, 620kb)
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch
1.30pm - 3.30pm Economy theory on behaviour contests Economic experiments on contest
Bettina Klose (University of Technology, Sydney)
Caps on Bids in N-Player All-Pay Auctions (pdf, 89kb)
Ambroise Descamps (QUT)
Strategic and psychological momentum in dynamic contests: a real effort experiment (doc, 14kb)
Gregory Scott Kubitz (University of California, Los Angeles)
Repeated Contests with Private Information (pdf, 557kb)
Boon Han Koh (University of Melbourne)
What motivates participants in real-effort tasks: Is it the journey or the destination? (pdf, 9kb)
Michael Leshem (Tel Aviv University)
Leveling the Playing Field is not Enough (pdf, 23kb)
Changxia Ke (QUT)
Fight alone or together? The need to belong (pdf, 180kb)
Wolfgang Leininger (Dortmund University, Germany)
Lottery versus All-Pay Auction Contests – Revenue Dominance Theorems (doc, 16kb)
Luisa Herbst (Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Germany)
Who pays to win again? The joy of winning in contest experiments (pdf, 246kb)
3.30pm - 4.00pm Coffee
4.00pm - 6.00pm Lisa DeBruine (University of Glasgow)
Mating and biological markets (pdf, 173kb)

Cary Deck (The University of Arkansas)
Behavior in Contests with Strategic Complementarities (pdf, 104kb)

Sunday, 28 February 2016

Time P512 P514
9.00am - 10.30am Roman Sheremeta (Case Western Reserve University)
Explaining Behavior in Contests (pdf, 78kb)
10.30am - 11.00am Coffee break
11.00am - 1.00pm Biological perspectives on economic behaviour Biological perspective on socio-demographic differences in behaviour
Agnieszka A. Tymula (The University of Sydney)
Expected Subjective Value Theory: A Representation of Decision in Time Under Risk (pdf, 52kb)
Andreas Chai (Griffith Business School)
Exploring the link between the income distribution and visible spending: Evidence from South Africa (pdf, 547kb)
Arthur Robson (Simon Fraser University)
An Adaptive Threshold Model of Hedonic Utility (pdf, 79kb)
Masahito Morita (SOKENDAI, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan)
Socioeconomic success vs. reproductive success: an evolutionary approach to fertility decline in modern competitive societies (pdf, 57kb)
Bill von Hippel (The University of Queensland)
Self-deception facilitates interpersonal persuasion (doc, 14kb)
Zhixin (Nate) Xie (QUT)
Investigating gender difference in financial risk taking (pdf, 76kb)
John Quiggin (The University of Queensland)
The Evolution of Awareness (pdf, 171kb)
Mehwish Ghulam Ali (Department of Economics and Finance, IBA, Karachi)
Impact of Women Empowerment On Attitudes Towards Intimate Partner Violence (pdf, 256kb)
1.00pm - 2.00pm Lunch break
2.00pm - 3.30pm Evolutionary models of behaviour in contests Psychology of behaviour in contests
  Dimitry Rtischev (Gakuskuin University, Japan)
Towards a theory of contest played by humans rather than by economic agents (pdf, 91kb)
Katharine Greenaway (The University of Queensland)
How to lose friends and influence people: Expressing positive emotion can increase perceived status in competitive context (doc 18kb)
  Iacopo Odoardi (University of Chieti-Percara, Italy)
The self-organisation of an industrial cluster: strategic flexibility as an evolutionarily stable strategy in contests between competing heterogeneous firms (pdf, 11kb)
Lionel Page (QUT)
Field evidence on optimal behaviour in human contests (pdf, 176kb)
  Karlo Hock (UQ - School of Biological Sciences)
Increased conflict levels lead to a gradient of competitive ability along the expanding range of an invasive species (doc, 15kb)
Romain Gauriot (QUT)
Wimbledon Revisited (pdf, 57kb)
3.30pm - 4.00pm Coffee
4.00pm - 5.00pm Robbie Wilson (UQ)
Contests against unreliable opponents: when to fight and when to go home (pdf, 176kb)
6.30pm - late Dinner