mlaeco

Department of Economics

Morten
Lau
Professor
,
Phd University of Copenhagen 2001


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Curriculum Vitae
Primary research areas

Behavioral economics, experimental economics

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www.cbs.dk/en/staff/mlaeco
Presentation

I am a Professor of Experimental Economics with broad interests in Behavioral Economics. My research is mainly focused on the analysis of decision-making under risk  and uncertainty and choice over time. I was appointed Adjunct Professor at CBS in September 2011 and Professor in July 2013. Prior to joining CBS in July 2013 I was a Professor of Behavioral Finance at Durham University, UK. 

Courses

Teaching: Quantitative Methods

Supervision

Lasse Jessen

Selected publications

Andersen, S., Cox, J. C., Harrison, G. W., Lau, M. I., Rutström, E. E. & Sadiraj, V. 2017. Asset Integration and Attitudes to Risk: Theory and Practice. Review of Economics & Statistics, forthcoming.

Andersen, S., Harrison, G. W., Lau, M. I. & Rutström, E. E. 2017. Multiattribute Utility Theory, Intertemporal Utility and Correlation Aversion. International Economic Review, forthcoming.

Antoniou, C., Harrison, G. W., Lau, M. I. & Read, D. 2017. Information Characteristics and Errors in Expectations: Experimental Evidence. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 52(2), 737-750.

Andersen, S., Harrison, G. W., Lau, M. I. & Rutström, E. E. 2014. Discounting Behavior: A Reconsideration. European Economic Review, 71(1), 15-33.

Andersen, S., Harrison, G. W., Lau, M. I. & Rutström, E. E. 2008. Lost in State Space: Are Preferences Stable? International Economic Review, 49(3), 1091-1112.

Andersen, S., Harrison, G. W., Lau, M. I. & Rutström, E. E. 2008. Eliciting Risk and Time Preferences. Econometrica 76(3): 583-619.

Harrison, G. W., Lau, M. I. & Rutström, E. E. 2007. Estimating Risk Attitudes in Denmark: A Field Experiment. Scandinavian Journal of Economics 109(2): 341-368.

Harrison, G. W., Lau, M. I. & Williams, M. B. 2002. Estimating Individual Discount Rates in Denmark: A Field Experiment. American Economic Review 92(5): 1606-1617.
Re-printed in New Developments in Experimental Economics. Carbone, E. & Starmer, C. London, UK: Edward Elgar, 2007.
 

Publications & dissemination
2017
Constantinos Antoniou; Glenn W. Harrison; Morten I. Lau; Daniel Read / Information Characteristics and Errors in Expectations : Experimental Evidence.
In: Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 52, No. 2, 4.2017, p. 737-750
Journal article
Glenn W. Harrison; Morten I. Lau; Don Ross; J. Todd Swarthout / Small Stakes Risk Aversion in the Laboratory : A Reconsideration.
In: Economics Letters, Vol. 160, 11.2017, p. 24-28
Journal article
2016
Jan V. Hansen; Rasmus Højbjerg Jacobsen; Morten Lau / Willingness to Pay for Insurance in Denmark
In: Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 83, No. 1, 2016, p. 49-76
Journal article
2015
Constantinos Antoniou; Glenn W. Harrison; Morten I. Lau; Daniel Read / Subjective Bayesian Beliefs
In: Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2015, p. 35-54
Journal article
Amalia Di Girolamo; Glenn W. Harrison; Morten Lau; J. Todd Swarthout / Subjective Belief Distributions and the Characterization of Economic Literacy
In: Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 59, 12.2015, p. 1-12
Journal article
Glenn W. Harrison; Morten Lau; E. Elisabet Rutström / Theory, Experimental Design, and Econometrics Are Complementary (And So Are Lab and Field Experiments)
In: Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology . ed. / Andrew Schotter ; Guillaume Fréchette . : Oxford University Press 2015, p. 296-338
Book chapter
2014
Steffen Andersen; Glenn W. Harrison; Morten Lau; Elisabet E. Rutström / Discounting Behavior : A Reconsideration.
In: European Economic Review, Vol. 71, 10.2014, p. 15-33
Journal article
Steffen Andersen; Glenn W. Harrison; Morten Igel Lau; Elisabet E. Rutström / Dual Criteria Decisions
In: Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol. 41, 4.2014, p. 101-113
Journal article
Constantinos Antoniou; Glenn W. Harrison; Morten Igel Lau; Daniel Read / Information Characteristics and Errors in Expectations : Experimental Evidence.
www : SSRN: Social Science Research Network 2014, 37 p.
Working paper
Morten Lau; Tibor Neugebauer; Ulrich Schmidt / Preface : Special Issue: Decision Making under Risk and Uncertainty. Festschrift in Honour of John Hey Preface.
In: Theory and Decision, Vol. 77, No. 3, 2014, p. 287-290
Editorial
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Academic Interests
Econometric Society American Economic Association Economic Science Association American Risk and Insurance Association Royal Economic Society
Research Projects