The Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Science (CBESS) was established in 2007 by the Faculty of Social Science at University of East Anglia.  The Centre's mission is to further the long tradition at UEA of using controlled laboratory and field experiments to study key questions in the social sciences, from foundational and methodological issues to applied research.

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Call for expression of interest in PhD studentship

The School of Economics will be prioritising a PGR studentship for research in the area of experimental economic investigations. These investigations could lie in any area of experimental...

New CBESS Working Paper

Paul Clist has a new Working Paper Paul Clist and Ying-yi Hong Why Do We Lie? Distinguishing Between Competing Lying Theories, (CBESS-19-03) Download Paper

New Publication

CBESS members Bereket Kebede and Arjan Verschoor have a new publication in economic Development and Cultural Change: The lion’s share. An experimental analysis of polygamy in Northern Nigeria ...

New CBESS Working Paper

22/02/2019 Anders Poulsen has a new Working Paper Anders Poulsen and Axel Sonntag Focality is Intuitive - Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Time Pressure in Coordination Games,...

Contests: Theory and Evidence 2019

Contests: Theory and Evidence 27 - 28 June 2019   The School of Economics at the University of East Anglia, UK, is pleased to announce its fifth annual...

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For general enquiries, please contact: cbess.info@uea.ac.uk