Conferences

The annual conference of IAREP (sometimes organized as a joint IAREP/SABE conference) attracts academics, policy makers, and practitionners from psychology, economics, business administration, marketing, consumer behavior and related fields. During the conference, the General Assembly also takes place.

2020 IAREP conference

The 2020 conference will be held at University of Agder in Kristiansand, Norway, from 11 to 14 of June 2020. Please visit the conference website: https://www.uia.no/en/conferences-and-seminars/iarep-conference-2020.

A pre-conference for junior researchers is also scheduled. See call for proposals here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/19m7VSWEXOESjQvoya-iyy3Q_y9nhvnnZ/view

The local organizer is Ellen Nyhus in the School of Business and Law, Department of Management at University of Agder. Don’t hesitate to contact the local organisers Ellen Nyhus and Miriam Joakimsen with any questions: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

The deadline for paper-abstract submission to the conference is February 1, 2020. Abstract submission instructions are on the conference website.

The conference venue is the campus of the University of Agder, which is easy to reach from the city center by bus, bike, or a nice walk. Conference sessions include the keynote lectures, parallel sessions, poster sessions, and the General Assembly. Lunches and coffee breaks are included in the conference fee. The social program includes reception and dinner in city center as well as an exciting boat trip and dinner on beautiful Bragdøya island.

The Kahneman lecturer is Barbara Mellers of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
 
IAREP will confer two awards at the conference. We encourage you to apply:
                1.            Ph.D. Student Best Paper Award and
                2.            Ph.D. Student Conference Fee Waiver Award.
 
For more information on these awards, please see below.
 
1) Ph.D. Student Best Paper Award
 
We encourage you to participate in the Best PhD Student Paper Competition 2020! The Best PhD Student Paper Competition is a highlight of each IAREP conference. Elsevier, the publisher of the Journal of Economic Psychology and the Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, sponsors the competition.
--The winner of the Elsevier/IAREP Best PhD Student Paper Competition 2020 receives 1,000 Euro and a year's electronic subscription to either the Journal of Economic Psychology or the Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics.
--The second and third place will receive a year's electronic subscription to either journal.   
--The three winners will be honored at the conference, will receive a certificate, and will be listed in the associations’ newsletters.
    
A committee of IAREP members will evaluate the submitted papers. The criteria are: (a) interest of paper topic for economic psychology and/or behavioral economics; (b) quality of research; and (c) quality of writing.
 
The following rules apply for this competition:
--The conference submission has to be accepted as an oral presentation.
--The PhD student has to be the presenting author of that submission.
--The PhD student is asked to apply for the competition by sending a complete manuscript of the conference submission by May 15, 2020 to the IAREP treasurer Agata Gąsiorowska (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
--To allow for blinded review, author information should only be provided on a separate title-page file and not included in the manuscript file.
--On the title page, the PhD student should provide a statement about each author’s contribution to the manuscript. The applicant is expected to be the first author and main contributor.
--PhD students are only eligible for the competition if they participate in the 2020 IAREP conference in Kristiansand.
 
Advisors, please encourage your PhD students to submit their best current work to the conference and remind them to submit a complete manuscript for the competition. We look forward to receiving your submissions!
 
2) Ph.D. Student Conference Fee Waiver Award
                
Purpose: To enable five Ph.D. students with limited travel funds to connect with researchers in the field of economic psychology and become familiar with IAREP.
                
Criteria:
--Strength of student’s written description of why it is important for the applicant to attend
--Strength of the letter of reference from faculty member supporting student’s application
--Students are required have a paper or poster accepted at the 2020 IAREP conference
                
Format
--Application email from the student sent to Cäzilia Loibl (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., IAREP Secretary), providing reasons for why this funding is requested and other funding is not available. Please list contact information (email, phone, postal address), program of study, university and department, name of the advisor, title of paper submitted to the IAREP conference in Kristiansand.
--Reference letter from advisor or other faculty member stating why it is important for the student to attend the IAREP conference in Kristiansand and confirming that funding from the department (or the project in which the student is employed) is insufficient to cover all of the conference expenses of the PhD student.
--Deadline for submission is: March 1, 2020.
                
Award: Waiver of early-bird registration fee. IAREP will pay the registration on behalf of the student.
Post-conference requirement: After the conference, a 200-word, written summary about the conference experience needs to be submitted to Cäzilia Loibl by email by July 15, 2020.         
We look forward to receiving your application for the fee waiver program! For questions, please contact Cäzilia Loibl (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

2019 IAREP conference

The 2019 conference was held in Dublin, Ireland, on September 1 to 4. Please visit the conference website: https://iarep.ucd.ie/. The local organizer is Liam Delaney of University College Dublin (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fee waiver awards:

1 Jeff Healy    
Athabasca University Faculty of Business    
Advisor: Janice Thomas

2 Jamelia Harris
Oxford University    
Advisor: Christopher Adam

3 Alvaro Chacon    
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile     
Advisor: Tomas Reyes

First joint EADM/IAREP workshop:

Department of Social Psychology, and TIBER (Tilburg Institute for Behavioral Economics Research) Tilburg University
Submitted by: Marcel Zeelenberg, Seger Breugelmans & Christoph Kogler
Determinants and Consequences of Poverty
1000 Euro from IAREP

2019 Workshops and summer schools:

1 University of Groningen, the Netherlands
Submitted by: Marijke C. Leliveld, Jan Schmitz and Daniel Västfjäll
How effective charity-company collaborations are created and why people donate to charities    
Type: Workshop (1 day),
1000 Euro

2 University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
Submitted by: Edward Cartwright and Jason Nurse
The Economic Psychology of Phishing, Smishing and Vishing.     
Type: "summer school" (2 days) + 1 day workshop    
1000 Euro

3 DCU Business School – Dublin City University    
Submitted by: Pierangelo Rosati, Lisa Van der Werff, Riccardo Palumbo
1st ECMCRC Summer School on Behavioral and Neuroscientific research for Economics & Finance     
Type: workshop (4 days)    
1700 Euro

4 Pre-conference at the Society for Judgment and Decision-Making annual conference, Montreal, Canada    
Submitted by: Oliver Hauser and Jon Jachimowicz
Sizing Up Inequality: Measuring, perceiving and understanding economic inequality     
Type: preconference workshop 1.5 days    
1000 Euro


2018 IAREP conference

SABE/IAREP 2018 Conference was held at Middlesex University in London, UK, July 19-22, 2018, organized by Pablo Branas-Garza. The Kahneman lecture was delivered by Elke Weber (Columbia University, New York).

For information about the conference contact Pablo Branas-Garza (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Previous IAREP conferences

A full list of venues and organizers can be found here.