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FORECASTING BIASES – A LAB EXPERIMENT


Term:

IAP and Spring

Department:

15: Management

Faculty Supervisor:

David Thesmar

Faculty email:

thesmar@mit.edu

Apply by:

1/5/20

Contact:

Email Professor David Thesmar directly with subject line: 'IAP UROP opportunity'. Include resume.

Project Description

The goal of this UROP is to prepare and run experiments designed to capture forecasting biases. Participants are assigned a simple task of forecasting on a visual interface, and we want to manipulate memory and attention in order to understand the source of forecasting biases. https://mitsloan.mit.edu/faculty/directory/david-thesmar

Pre-requisites

Very good knowledge of javascript is necessary. The platform already exists but needs important modification