Yan Chen, University of Michigan, USA

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Yan Chen is the Daniel Kahneman Collegiate Professor in the School of Information at the University of Michigan. She specializes in behavioral and experimental economics, market and mechanism design, information economics, and public economics. Professor Chen has published in leading economics and management journals, including American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Economic Theory, and Management Science.  She serves as a Department Editor of Management Science, an advisory editor of Games and Economic Behavior, and an associate editor of Experimental Economics.

Cristina Bicchieri is the S. J. Patterson Harvie Professor of Social Thought and Comparative Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania.  Professor Bicchieri has focused her research on judgment and decision making, with special interest in decisions about fairness, trust, and cooperation, and how expectations affect behavior. A second focus examines the nature and evolution of social norms.  Her applied research on strategies to adopt that will foster social change forms the core of the newly created Penn Social Norms Group.    

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Gary Charness:  Professor and Director of the Experimental and Behavioral Economics Laboratory at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  Professor Charness is a creative experimental researcher who considers human behavior in light of economic theory, and is frequently cited for his works in the areas of social preferences, communication, networks, labor economics, and individual decision-making. He has published in many prominent journals, including Econometrica, American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Science, Nature Human Behavior, Journal of Finance, and Management Science). He is a main editor at Games and Economic Behavior.  Gary is unique in that  he entered grad school at age 41, published his first paper at age 50, and yet now has more than 100 publications.