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The Foundations of Human Preferences

Leading Scientists to Visit Warwick: The Foundations of Human Preferences

One of the world's leading behavioural scientists and economists, Professor Ernst Fehr, and the distinguished researcher Dr. Helga Fehr-Duda from ETH Zurich, visited the University on Thursday 29th April.

Dr Fehr-Duda- The missing link: Why risk, tolerance and patience increase with time delay

16:16, Mon 7 Jun 2010

Dr. Helga Fehr-Duda’s of Zurich's famous technological university, ETH gave a seminar entitled “The missing link: Why risk, tolerance and patience increase with time delay”. Dr Fehr-Duda works in the Institute for Environmental Decisions IED at ETH and has published research on the subjects of risk, rationality and uncertainty in Econometrica and the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty.

(MP4 format, 61:40, 577 MB

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Professor Ernst Fehr- The Social and Cultural Foundations of Human Preferences

16:17, Mon 7 Jun 2010

Professor Ernst Fehr of the University of Zurich gave a non-technical open public lecture on 'The Social and Cultural Foundations of Human Preferences', blending biology, economics, psychology and more. He questions how “community participation” affects preferences, particularly in relation to internet communities.

(MP4 format, 57:28, 231 MB

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