The annual conference of IAREP 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.

2024 IAREP/SABE Conference

The 48th IAREP-SABE joint conference will take place at the Dalhouisie Building of the University of Dundee, Scotland, August 19-22, 2024. Further information about speakers, deadlines & thematic sessions will be announced soon.

Conference Chair: 

Professor Morris Altman

Local organising committee


• Morris Altman

• Martin Jones

• Andrzej Kwiatkowski

Professional support

• Hugh Gunn (School Operations Manager)

• Sara Salvaterra (Executive PA to the Dean)

• Dundee; Angus Convention Bureau

Monday to Thursday | Conference Venue

Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee. The University of Dundee Campus is a short walk from the cultural city centre and the railway station, conveniently located for conferences, meetings and events. The welcome reception and registration will also be hosted at Dalhousie on the Monday.

Tuesday Evening | Local Brewers Tasting Experience at Discovery Point

Hosted at Discovery Point, a 10 minute walk from the main conference venue, Dalhousie, and within a few minutes walk of delegate accommodation, train station and local amenities. Discovery Point is home to RRS Discovery – Made in Dundee

• Designed for Adventure. Centrally located Discovery Point is a short 10-minute walk from Dalhousie and city centre hotels. This award-winning visitor attraction tells the story of the iconic ship ‘Discovery’ from her beginnings in Dundee, her amazing Antarctic expedition with Captain Scott and her voyages and uses thereafter. Through extensive galleries, video and film shows, interactives and artefacts, Discovery Point is a fascinating visitor attraction whichappeals to all ages. 

Wednesday Evening | Conference Dinner: Great venue to be announced


Herbert Simon Lecturers

• Catherine Eckel, Sara and John Lindsey Professor in the Liberal Arts and University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Economics at Texas A&M University

• Rachel E. Kranton, James B. Duke Professor of Economics at Duke University  

The Location

- University of Dundee, Business School Home to V&A Dundee, the first ever design museum built in the UK outside London and hosts major exhibitions, celebrating Scotland’s design heritage and is the UK’s first City of Design recognised by UNESCO for its diverse contributions to several fields including medical research, comics, and video games. Dundee is 90 minutes away from 90% of the Scottish population and officially Scotland’s sunniest city with 1,523 hours of sunshine per year. Being compact, makes it easy for visitors to navigate and is closer to the countryside than any other Scottish city.

The University of Dundee is one of the United Kingdom’s leading research-intensive universities delivering award winning education located in the heart of the city, walking distance to hotels, cafes, and restaurants. Only a few minutes walk from the Scotland’s largest river, the river Tay.

The University is home to the United Kingdom’s newest and fastest growing business school with a keen interest in pioneering and interdisciplinary research.The business school hosts scholars with a keen interest in behavioural economics and economic psychology. As well, the university is home to a world class psychology department. A fun fact! It was at the University of Dundee (School of Economics) that Ronald Coase developed and wrote his papers that earned him the Nobel Prize in Economics, when he was at the University of Chicago. Coase was influenced by and influenced Duncan Black who laid the foundations of social choice theory when at the University of Dundee.

Travelling made easy

Dundee is just 90 minutes’ drive from 90 per cent of Scotland’s population.

By air, fly into Dundee or choose the international airports of Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Dundee has a twice daily service Monday to Friday as well as a Sunday service from Dundee Airport to London Heathrow (LHR), which serves around 214 destinations across 84 countries, with 89 airlines. Flights are operated by Loganair and can be booked at Loganair has a codeshare partnership with British Airways, and the London Heathrow flights and onward connections to BA’s global network can be booked at

Dundee is also connected with flights to Belfast City (BHD), serving 26 destinations including Amsterdam, Orkney (Kirkwall Airport, KOI) and Shetland (Sumburgh Airport, LSI) – full details at taxi rank is located just outside Dundee Airport, and only a 5-minute drive to the city centre.Delegates flying into Dundee from London City/London Heathrow, Belfast City Airport (BHD), Sumburgh Airport (LSI) or Orkney (KOI) can take advantage of up to 30% off on flights using a unique discount code.

And fast direct coach service with X90 from Edinburgh Airport and Dundee - journey time around 1 hour 20 min - advanced fares from £20 as well as coach services from Aberdeen and Glasgow.

View our Travelling Made Easy Guide to Dundee.

Delegate and speaker accommodation

DACBRes your officially appointed online accommodation booking service managed by the Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau accommodation booking team. The service comes at no cost to IAREP/SABE.With over 3,000 bedrooms available across the region, of which over 1,000 bedrooms are within a 15-minute walk of Dundee city centre, offering a large choice of accommodation for delegates, with options to suit all budgets from a wide range of hotels and serviced apartments to student accommodation and hostels.

Prices range: from £40.00 - £150.00 per room per night.

We’re here to advise you on the best accommodation options for your event requirements.We can discuss all the alternatives including whether block booking a range of accommodation, or management of your delegate and speaker bookings, can provide excellent value on advantageous terms.  

2023 IAREP/SABE Conference

The 47th IAREP/SABE conference will take place at the Graduate School EUR ELMI of Université Côte d‘Azur in Nice, France, June 7-10, 2023. This conference is an interdisciplinary meeting point of scholars who are interested in the intersection of economics and psychology, as well as sociology, anthropology, neuroscience, and biology.

We invite scholars from economic psychology, behavioral economics, judgement and decision making, and related fields, to participate in the conference.

For updated information, please check the conference website:

Invited keynote speakers:

Inaugural keynote:

George Loewenstein (Carnegie Mellon University;


Martin Dufwenberg (University of Arizona & University of Gothenburg; IAREP Kahneman


Dilip Soman (University of Toronto;

SABE Simon Lecture:

Eliana La Ferrara (Harvard Kennedy School;  

Venue: Université Côte d’Azur, Nice, France; more information is available on the conference website

Important dates

Deadline to propose a theme for special sessions:

February 10, 2023

Deadline to submit abstracts: February 10, 2023

Notification of acceptance: March 1, 2023

Early registration deadline: March 31, 2023

Late registration deadline: April 30, 2023

Very late registration deadline: May 31, 2023


We welcome contributions from all areas of economic psychology, behavioral economics, judgement and/or decision making. Abstracts/full papers will be reviewed and notice of acceptance for oral presentations and posters will be given by March 1, 2023. Topics include, but are not limited to Behavioural economics/finance, Behavioural policy application, Bounded rationality, Cognitive, social and personality psychology, Consumer behaviour, Economic psychology, Emotions and decisionmaking, Entrepreneurial behaviour, Experimental economics, Fairness and inequality, Financial literacy/capability, Happiness and wellbeing, Heuristics and biases, Household decisionmaking, Human capital, Identity economics, Inter-temporal choice, Investment behaviour, Judgment and decisionmaking,  Nudging, Ownership/possession, Personality and economic preferences, Psychology of money, Public policies, Risk and uncertainty, Saving behaviour, Self-control, Social norms, Social preferences, Stress and coping, Sustainable consumer behavior, Taxation

Abstract submission for oral presentations and posters

Please, submit your extended abstract of max. 1000 words or full paper before February 10, 2023, via the conference website. Preliminary research can be submitted to the poster session. Abstract submission for thematic sessionsWe invite groups of researchers to propose a theme for special sessions. Please submit your session proposal for 3 to 5 presentations including proposed topic, short overview, presenters, presentation titles, and extended abstracts in one document before February 10 , 2023.

*Note: Each contributor to the thematic sessions needs to additionally submit their (extended) abstract or full paper as an individual submission. More instructions are provided on the conference website.

Conference prizes

Two special prizes will be awarded in Nice (see information on conference website The Best Student Paper 2023 Prize, for the best paper presented by a young researcher. The Best Poster 2023 Prize, for the best poster presented during the poster session.

IAREP PhD Student Conference Fee Waiver Award

IAREP will pay the registration fee on behalf of 5 PhD students in order to help students with limited travel funds to connect with researchers in the field of economic psychology and become familiar with IAREP and SABE. The due date for the PhD Student Conference Fee Waiver Award for the IAREP/SABE conference in Nice, France is March 20, 2023. PhD students with limited travel funds who present a paper or a poster at the 2023 IAREP/SABE conference are eligible. To apply for the student fee waiver, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "IAREP/SABE 2023 Student Price Waiver" in the subject. The email needs to include: 1. The reasons for why this funding is requested and other funding is not available. 2. Information of the PhD student (if available): name, email, website, postal address, program of study, university, department, name of the advisor, and title of paper submitted to the IAREP/SABE conference in Nice. 3. A reference letter from the advisor or another faculty member stating why it is important for the student to attend the IAREP /SABE conference in Nice 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. After the conference, a 200-word, written summary about the conference experience needs to be submitted to Leonhard Lades by email by July 31, 2023. 

Local organizing committee:

Michela Chessa / Agnès Festré / Giuseppe Attanasi Eric Guerci (Associate Professor, GREDEG, Université Côte d’Azur) Guilhem Lecouteux (Associate Professor, GREDEG, Université Côte d’Azur) Paolo Zeppini (Associate Professor, GREDEG, Université Côte d’Azur) Ismaël Rafaï (Postdoctoral Researcher, AMU) Mira Toumi (Behaven) Marta Ballatore (PhD Student, GREDEG, Université Côte d’Azur) Imen Bouhlel (Post-Doc, European Project, GREDEG, Université Côte d’Azur) Barbara Buljat (PhD Student, GREDEG, Université Côte d’Azur) Carlo Ciucani (Università Chieti Pescara) Maxime David-Perodaud (PhD Student, GREDEG, Université Côte d’Azur) Chris Ouangraoua (PhD Student, GREDEG, Université Côte d’Azur) Mathieu Chevrier (PhD Student, GREDEG, Université Côte d’Azur) Wenxin Xiong (PhD Student, GREDEG, Université Côte d’Azur) Sara Gil-Gallen (MCF contractuel, Université de Strasbourg)? Timothé Gaucher (PhD Student, GREDEG, Université Côte d’Azur) Catherine Chevance (GREDEG) Laurence Gervasoni (GREDEG) Ludivine Grossi (GREDEG) Agnès Moreau (GREDEG) Sami Sfaxi (GREDEG)   

2022 IAREP conference

IAREP 2022 Conference was held at The School of Business and Law at the University of Adger (UiA) in Kristiansand, Norway, June 9-12, 2022, organized by Ellen Nyhus and Anna Mette Fuglseth. The Kahneman lecture was delivered by Barbara Mellers (University of Pennsylvania, USA). For information about the conference contact Ellen Nyhus.

Previous IAREP conferences

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