Professor Martin Dufwenberg of the University of Arizona will be a visitor at EBEL in 2007-8. He is currently the Karl & Stevie Eller Professor and the Director of the Institute for Behavioral Economics. Martin received his Ph.D. in economics from Uppsala University in Sweden. His research uses game theory and experiments, and explores topics in behavioral economics. A particular area of both theoretical and experimental interest is psychological game theory. Professor Dufwenberg was the winner of the 2003 Royal Economic Society Prize (with Geir Asheim) and the Humboldt Foundation's Bessel Research Award 2002.
Professor Marie-Claire Villeval of the University of Lyon and GATE (Groupe d’Analyse et de Théorie Economique) will be a visitor at EBEL in 2007-8. She is currently Research Professor in economics at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and is the director of the GATE institute. She is also the Chairperson of the election committee of the European Association of Labour Economists. Marie-Claire received her Ph.D. in economics from the University Paris X Nanterre. Her main research interests focus on experimental economics, behavioral economics, and personnel economics. They include the conduct of experiments on incentives and compensation schemes, teamwork and leadership, punishment and cooperation, status seeking, tax evasion.