Recent Developments in Experimental Research on Risk

Posted On November 17, 2022

March 14, 2023 - March 15, 2023

Cape Town, South Africa

Program  | Registration 

Experimental methods have been foundational in the measurement of risk preferences and the elicitation of subjective risk perceptions. This workshop considers recent developments in this field, with particular attention to methodological issues.


Glenn Harrison (CEAR, Georgia State University) and Andre Hofmeyr (University of Cape Town, Research Unit in Behavioural Economics and Neuroeconomics) are the organizers of this workshop. Should you have questions about the workshop, please contact Professor Glenn Harrison at [email protected] about the substance of the workshop, and CEAR at [email protected] with questions about participation and logistics.


The workshop is being sponsored by CEAR Africa. CEAR Africa is a joint collaboration between the Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR, at Georgia State University and the Research Unit in Behavioural Economics and Neuroeconomics (RUBEN, at the University of Cape Town.

Dates / Times

Tuesday-Wednesday, March 14-15, 10:00am to 5:30pm for the regular program. A workshop dinner will be held on the evening of Tuesday 14 March for all presenters and invited attendees. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.


This workshop will be held at The Vineyard hotel in Newlands, Cape Town. Please see the map link for more detail:

Lodging / Travel

Lodging and travel assistance will only be considered for out-of-town presenters at the workshop. We will cover standard economy airfare, other travel, and accommodation. If you are being reimbursed by the event, CEAR will reach out to your directly via email. Please enquire at [email protected] if you should have received this information and have not yet.


The event is free to attend. However, you must register for the event below. Space is limited and confirmation of attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis.