In the article for Perpetuum, Vojtech Zíka, Managing Director of the Center for Behavioral Experiments in Prague, answers questions about his job and about application of behavioral sciences. He explained the way of exploring the decission making process in economics and he introduced the new field of evidance-based management. Managers are very often doing important […]
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Marek Vranka, member of the Center for Behavioral Experiments in Prague and leader of experimatal laboratory PLESS is discussing the topic of replication crises in psychology. The results of many previous scientific studies and experiments in social sciences are very difficult or impossible to replicate. The article deals with the explanation of the crises and […]
Citation: Vranka, M.A., & Houdek, P. (2015). Many faces of bankers’ identity: How (not) to study dishonesty. Frontiers in Psychology, 6(302). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00302 Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4364084/
Adam Oliver is a Reader in the Department of Social Policy. He teaches a range of health policy and health economic-related topics, and his principal research interests focus upon behavioural economics and its applications to public and private policy making.
On Tuesday April 25th at 18:30, Vojtěch Zíka will give a lecture at the Institute for Economic Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Charles University. He will introduce the students to the topic of Behavioral Economics, but especially to the behavioral apporach to policy making. This topic is often neglected by public […]
On Tuesday March 21 on the premises of the University of Economics, Vojtěch Zíka has taken a part in a panel discussion on the topic of Use of Behavioral Economics. Thereby he has accepted an invitation by a student organisation RethinkingEconomics.cz to clarify to students the future bearing of this developing field alongside Lukáš Tóth […]
Is it natural for us not to make changes? Why is decision making so hard? How does our community or a system of rewards influence us? Vojtěch Zíka has answered not only these questions in an interview for zonky.cz, in which he has mentioned what mistakes every one of us makes in everyday decisions as […]
On March 20th 2017, the Center for Behavioral Experiments has taken part in the conference Hopes and Expectations, which is dedicated to establishing the topics of election programs of center-right political parties in the field of health care and social policy. Vojtěch Zíka has introduced the concept of behaviorally informed public policies as well as […]
CEBEX has taken part on organising an expert seminar at two secondary schools in Teplice (Střední průmyslová škola and Obchodní akademie). The topic of Modern policy making was designed specifically for students of the final year, who are now considering their next study opportunities. Altogether roughly 70 students have taken part on both the seminars.