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Featured Outpus

On this page we feature selected NIBS activities, outputs and publications.  This is an opportunity for us to showcase some of our most impactful work, and significant projects.  You can find more information about our aims, research activity and results in the 'research activity and outputs' section.  In that section you can also view full list of our published papers and our other outputs (such as workshops & seminar presentations).

Unfair Price Discrimination & Transaction Fairness

Unfair Price Discrimination & Transaction Fairness
Description
Bob Sugden & Bruce Lyons are developing a conceptual framework to assess the fairness or unfairness of pricing strategies by firms, building on the ideas in Bob's recent book - The Community of Advantage.
Date:
10/10/2019

The Effect of Contactless Payments

The Effect of Contactless Payments
Description
NIBS PhD student Merle van den Akker talks about money; the pain of paying; and the effect of contactless payment methods on an individual's spending habits.
Date:
19/08/2019

Sharing Behavioural and Experimental Economics with China

Sharing Behavioural and Experimental Economics with China
Description
Professor Chris Starmer visited the University of Nottingham's Ningbo Campus in China to present his research, and discuss ways to develop behavioural and experimental economics at the campus.
Date:
15/05/2019

How Do Individuals Repay Their Debt? The Balance-Matching Heuristic

How Do Individuals Repay Their Debt? The Balance-Matching Heuristic
Description
In this paper by John Gathergood, Neale Mahoney, Neil Stewart and Jörg Weber, the authors study how individuals repay their credit card debt.
Date:
28/03/2019

Introduction of a price cap for rent-to-own consumers

Introduction of a price cap for rent-to-own consumers
Description
John Gathergood worked with the FCA to design and implement a consulation around the rent-to-own sector, which resulted in the introduction of a price cap in 2019, saving consumers an estimated £22.7 million
Date:
19/12/2018

Loyalty Penalties: a bad deal for consumers who don't switch

Loyalty Penalties: a bad deal for consumers who don't switch
Description
Amelia Fletcher has been working with the CMA and FCA to tackle this issue, which sees customers who remain 'loyal' to firms financially penalised, when compared to new customers.
Date:
21/11/2018

The Red, the Black, and the Plastic: Paying Down Credit Card Debt for Hotels Not Sofas

The Red, the Black, and the Plastic: Paying Down Credit Card Debt for Hotels Not Sofas
Description
In this paper by Edika Quispe-Torreblanca, Neil Stewart, John Gathergood and George Loewenstein, the authors find results are consistent with their prediction that consumers will pay off expenditure on transient forms of consumption more quickly than expenditure on durables.
Date:
29/06/2018

CCP NIBS Ofcom April Workshop

CCP NIBS Ofcom April Workshop
Description
Bruce Lyons and the UEA team hosted a special workshop for Ofcom in collaboration with NIBS and CCP, which looked at consumer engagement with choice decisions.
Date:
27/04/2018
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