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Lunchseminarium: An alternative measure of forecast overprecision and its correlates with trading propensity

Time: 2/19/2019 at 12:15 PM,
Location: Gothenburg Research Institute - Room 326, level 3, Viktoriagatan 13, Göteborg

Event type: Research profile seminar

Forecasting studies frequently use confidence interval tasks to illustrate the tendency to trust personal forecasts too much (overprecision). Pointing at deficiencies of the standard assignment, we advance an alternative, more direct, measure of forecast overconfidence and use the modified task to test the overprecision hypothesis.

Lecturer: Doron Sonsino has a Ph.D in business economics from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and additionally holds an Ms.C in Operations Research (with excellence) from Tel-Aviv University Management School. Doron was a faculty member at the Technion and the College of Management, and in his early career also worked as a financial journalist covering the Israeli Capital Market. Doron's domains of interest in research and teaching are diverse, including financial decision-making, asset pricing and arbitrage, applied game theory, experimental economics and more. Doron is an associate editor at the Journal of Behavioural and Experimental Economics. He currently heads the finance studies at the Centre for Academic Studies in Or-Yehuda and is adjunct at Ben-Gurion University Economics department.

Kick-off TiMS - TiMS: The role of tourism in multicultural societies

Time: 3/18/2019 at 9:30 AM,
Location: Högskolan för Design och Konsthantverk (HDK), Göteborgs Universitet, Kristinelundsgatan 6-8, Göteborg

Event type: Activity

Kick off for research project TiMS - TiMS: The role of tourism in multicultural societies - adding to stereotypes or contributing to diversity?

Lecturer: Eva Maria Jernsand, Helena Kraff, Sayaka Osanami Törngren and Emma Björner (Forskare i projektet) Åsa Frisk, Björn Wallsten (FORMAS) Åsa Egrelius (Visit Sweden) Ulla Gawlik and Ida Liljegro (Tikitut Community-based Tourism)

Workshop on Cultural Landscapes in Transformation

Time: 3/21/2019 at 8:00 AM,
Location: Gothenburg Research Institute - Level 3, Viktoriagatan 13, Gothenburg

Event type: Workshop

In this workshop, we aim to take ideas about landscape and its socio-cultural layers, and peel some of them away to get at and explore how the conservation and protection of wildlife re-organizes cultural landscapes in Scandinavia. The contributions will have in common a concern with the different impacts and realities as rooted in, and construed by, time and space.

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