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14th Tinbergen Institute Conference: Bayesian Crowd

The 14th Tinbergen Institute Conference: Bayesian Crowd will take place at Erasmus University Rotterdam on June 24-25, 2019.


This conference is unique in that it brings together people from different backgrounds (economics, psychology, computer sciences, decision analysis) who work on truth-telling or wisdom of crowds, broadly speaking. It offers two days to mingle and present the latest breakthroughs on Bayesian and behavioral methods to elicit true answers from individuals and crowds:

  1. individuals
    1. scoring and incentives
    2. Bayesian truth-serum and related mechanisms
    3. behavioral approaches to promote truth-telling
  2. crowds
    1. wisdom of crowds and judgment aggregation
    2. prediction markets
    3. identifying experts

Keynote Speakers

David Budescu, Fordham University, United States

Anna Dreber Almenberg, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

Boi Faltings, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Abstract Submission

Deadline: March 3, 2019 (Sunday) midnight.

The organizing committee will select papers for presentation at the conference based on abstracts.

All abstracts should be submitted online at http://bayesiancrowd.com/abstract-submission.

We encourage early submissions, and decisions about the abstracts will be communicated on a rolling basis to the authors, and latest by March 17, 2019.

Travel awards will be available for PhD students and junior faculty, covering flights and accommodation. Applications to travel awards should be made with the abstract submission.

More details about the conference, registration, travel awards and accommodations can be found at:


If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by email:

Christina Månsson, Tinbergen Institute:  tinbergen at tinbergen.nl.

Organizing Committee

Aurelien Baillon, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Drazen Prelec, MIT

Dennie van Dolder, VU Amsterdam

Tong Wang, Erasmus University Rotterdam

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