FUR XIV International Conference

Bridges over the TyneFoundations and Applications of Utility, Risk and Decision Theory (FUR)
Newcastle University, England
June 15-18, 2010

The conference begins on 15 June at 6pm with a welcome reception at the Newcastle University Business School, and ends at 6pm on 18 June. The conference programme is being announced soon after the submission deadline on 15 March.

The Scientific Committee of FUR, Newcastle University and Durham University are delighted to announce that the XIV International Conference on the Foundations and Applications of Utility, Risk and Decision Theory is being held in Newcastle upon Tyne in June 2010.

Keynote Speakers


Grey's Monument, Newcastle upon TyneThe agenda will cover the following topics:

  • Ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Utility
  • Risk preferences and perception
  • Risk management and insurance
  • Time preferences
  • Social preferences
  • Rationality
  • Learning
  • Dynamic choice and sequential decisions
  • Judgment
  • Heuristics and biases
  • Subjective probability and belief elicitation
  • Mechanism design
  • Auctions
  • Neuro- and picoeconomics 

Special Issue

There will be a special issue of Theory and Decision, and all participants are invited to submit their conference paper to that issue.

Conference Programme

FUR XIV Programme (PDF)

FUR XIV Papers (PDF)

Submission of Papers

The deadline for submission of abstracts is March 15, 2010.


Contact Information

Email: furic@ncl.ac.uk , phone: +44 191 243 0855

More information about the University/Business School