30th ANNUAL CONFERENCE LYON FRANCE
13 – 15 September
Centre de Congrès de Lyon – Lyon Convention Centre
Cité Internationale 50, Quai Charles de Gaulle 69006 LYON
Key Note Speakers:
- The Adam Smith lecture:
Professor Sascha O. Becker (University of Warwick)
- The Frisch – Tinbergen lecture:
Professor Roland G. Fryer (Harvard University)
Sylvie Démurger, Florence Goffette-Nagot, Sonia Paty, Marie Claire Villeval
Groupe d’Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE) – Lyon (CNRS, Université Lyon 2, Université Jean Monnet, ENS de Lyon, Université Lyon 1)
GATE is a major research center in economics affiliated to CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research), University Lumière Lyon 2, University Claude Bernard Lyon 1, University Jean Monnet St-Etienne and Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon.
The main research topics include decision-making, individual and social preferences, coordination, collective choice and social interactions, evaluation of public policies, economic geography, labor economics and health economics, innovation economics, macroeconomics and history of economic analysis.
The interdisciplinary agenda involves cooperation with researchers working in mathematics, neuroscience, political sciences, etc.
The institute is associated with the “Laboratoires d’Excellence” CORTEX (Construction, Cognitive Function, Rehabilitation and Repair of the Cortex) and IMU (Intelligence of Urban Worlds) Initiatives of Excellence program.
• Game theory, collective choice and markets
• Behavioral economics
• Public policies and spatial economics
• Macroeconomics, finance and history
• GATE-LAB, established in 2015, is a new Experimental Platform which includes a behavioral lab with 32 computers, an electrophysiological lab, an eye tracking lab and a mobile lab for carrying out a variety of experiments in the laboratory and in the field. It provides advanced facilities for researchers of GATE who conduct experiments on decision-making. These experiments allow researchers to develop research programs in behavioral economics.
• The Associated International Laboratory CHINEQ, “Inequalities in China: empirical and experimental approaches”, is a collaborative research initiative between GATE and the School of Business at Beijing Normal University. It aims at promoting the development of new collaborations on the theme of inequalities in China and to provide innovative perspectives on the issues of production and transmission of inequalities in a rapidly changing environment.
• GATE Lyon Saint-Etienne is home to the EuroLIO valuation unit of Jean Monnet University (European Localized Innovation Observatory). Its engineers provide studies based on geospatial data to answer specific needs of diagnosis in the field of innovation and public policy evaluation.
GATE Lyon-St-Etienne develops international research cooperation with more than 60 foreign universities including: the University of California at Santa Barbara, the Appalachian State University, George Mason University, the University of Sydney, Monash University, New York University Abu Dhabi, the University of Amsterdam, Laval University of Quebec, Beijing Normal University, Aarhus School of Business, and the University of São Paolo.