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Discussion groups
(membership by invitation)

Hayek Seminar 1: Rationality in a Large World by John Kay (Part 1)

Date: 22 October 2020

Reading: Radical Uncertainty: Decision-making for an unknowable future by John Kay

Seminar notes: Discussion points from Part 2 of the Seminar (Seminar 3)


Hayek Seminar 2: History as Evolution by Nathan Nunn

Date: 5 November 2020

Reading: History as Evolution paper by Nathan Nunn


Hayek Seminar 3: Rationality in a Large World by John Kay (Part 2)

Date: 19 November 2020

Reading: Radical Uncertainty: Decision-making for an unknowable future by John Kay

Seminar notes: Discussion points from Part 2 of the Seminar


Hayek Seminar 4: Strengths and Weaknesses of Agent-Based Models by Alessandra Fogli

Date: 3 December 2020

Reading: Germs, social networks and growth by Alessandra Flogli and Laura Veldkamp

Reading: Nature or nurture? Learning and the geography of female labor force participation, by Alessandra Fogli and Laura Veldkamp

Seminar notes: Discussion points from the Seminar


Hayek Seminar 5: Reference-Dependent Preferences by David Laibson

Date: 21 January 2021

Reading: Reference-Dependent Preferences by Ted O'Donoghue and Charles Sprenger

Seminar notes: Discussion points from the Seminar


Hayek Seminar 6: The WEIRDest People in the World by Joseph Henrich

Date: 4 February 2021

Reading: The WEIRDest People in the World by Joseph Henrich

Seminar notes: Discussion points from the Seminar


Hayek Seminar 7: Probabilistic Biases Meet the Bayesian Brain by Nick Chater

Date: 18 February 2021

Reading: Probabilistic Biases Meet the Bayesian Brain by Nick Chater, Jian-Qiao Zhu, Jake Spicer, Joakim Sundh, Pablo León-Villagrá, Adam Sanborn

Seminar notes: Discussion points from the Seminar


Hayek Seminar 8: How Spies Think: 10 Lessons in Intelligence by David Omand

Date: 4 March 2021

Reading: How Spies Think: 10 Lessons in Intelligence by David Omand

Seminar notes: Discussion points from the Seminar


Hayek Seminar 9: Discussion of the book Noise (Kahneman et al.) by John Kay (Part 1)

Date: 7 October 2021

Reading: Noise Review by John Kay

Seminar notes: Discussion points from the Seminar


Hayek Seminar 10: Discussion of the book Noise (Kahneman et al.) by John Kay (Part 2)

Date: 21 October 2021

Reading: Noise Review by John Kay

Seminar notes: Discussion points from the Seminar


Hayek Seminar 11: Feelings, Narrative and Mental States: How Neuroeconomics Can Shift the Paradigm by David Tuckett

Date: 4 November 2021

Reading: Feelings, Narrative and Mental States by David Tuckett

Seminar notes: Discussion points from the Seminar


Hayek Seminar 12: Uncertain Futures: Imaginaries, Narratives, and Calculation in the Economy by Richard Bronk

Date: 18 November 2021

Reading: Uncertain Futures: Imaginaries, Narratives, and Calculation in the Economy by Jens Beckert and Richard Bronk - Chapter 1: An Introduction to Uncertain Futures

Seminar notes: Discussion points from the Seminar


Hayek Seminar 13: Entrepreneurial Specialization: How Subjective ("Knightian") Uncertainty Matters by Amar Bhidé

Date: 2 December 2021

Reading: Entrepreneurial Specialization: How Subjective ("Knightian") Uncertainty Matters by Amar Bhidé

Seminar notes: Discussion points from the Seminar


Hayek Seminar 14: What is The Point of Behavioural Public Policy? by Nick Chater

Date: 27 January 2022

Seminar notes: Discussion points from the Seminar


Hayek Seminar 15: The Origins of Human Cumulative Culture: From the Foraging Niche to Collective Intelligence by Andrea Migliano

Date: 10 February 2022

Reading: The Origins of Human Cumulative Culture: From the Foraging Niche to Collective Intelligence by Andrea Migliano

Seminar notes: Discussion points from the Seminar


Hayek Seminar 16: What Work is Ergodicity Doing in Economics? by Matthew Ford

Date: 24 February 2022

Reading: Hayek Seminar 16: What Work is Ergodicity Doing in Economics? by Matthew Ford

Seminar notes: Discussion points from the Seminar


Hayek Seminar 17: Labor Provision When Individual Incentives are Barely Predictable by Florian Artinger

Date: 10 March 2022

Seminar notes: Discussion points from the Seminar