Inequality, Trust and Ethics


Inequality, Trust and Ethics: Insights from Economics and Behavioral Ethics, London, 1-3 May 2015; Deadline 31 Jan

Inequality, Trust and Ethics: 
Insights from Economics and Behavioral Ethics

London, UK
May 1-3, 2015  


Hosted by Ann Tenbrunsel and Ed Conlon at the University of Notre Dame and Celia Moore, Madan Pillutla and Niro Sivanathan at London Business School, the conference will be held May 1-3, 2015 at the University of Notre Dame’s global gateway at Trafalgar Square in London, UK (Notre Dame London Global Gateway). The conference seeks to encourage dialogue on inequality, trust and ethics from a behavioral perspective with particular attention given to the intersection of these topics.   Speakers include David Halpern (Behavioral Insights), Michael Kosfeld (Goethe University Frankfurt), Rod Kramer (Stanford University), and Mark van Vugt (VU University Amsterdam).

Conference registration information can be found here:  Registration.

Call for Presentations

We invite submissions for presentation at this conference.  Possible topics might include understanding the connection between inequality and trust, the relationship between trust and corruption, the ethical behavioral consequences of inequality and the interconnection between trust, ethics and inequality. Papers that address this intersection are encouraged for submission.   Submissions should include an abstract of no more than 500 words and a bio of 300-500 words and should be submitted by January 31, 2015.  Please see the following link for more information:  Call for Presentations.

Dissertation Proposal Competition

The conference will also host the 9th annual Notre Dame Excellence in Ethics: Dissertation Proposal Competition.  Submissions should be received by January 31, 2015.  Please see the following link for additional information:  Dissertation Competition.  

Questions? Please contact a conference host or Deb Coch @