Stated Preference Conference, 9th July 2014

Methods of Benefit Valuation theme Stated Preference Conference - July 2014

On 9th July 2014, the Methods of Benefit Valuation theme organised a half-day Stated Preference Conference. Researchers and PhD students in HERU were joined by Dr Simone Cerroni from the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, and Dr Dean Regier from the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control at the BC Cancer Agency and the School of Population and Public Health at University of British Columbia. Dr Regier was a visiting scholar in HERU at the time.

The presentations were organised around the themes of ‘Decision Heuristics and Stated Preference Responses’ and ‘Information and Framing in Stated Preference Tasks’. The presentations are listed in the Conference Programme (pdf).

Nicolas Krucien from HERU discussing what hypothetical choices can tell us about unobservable behaviours.

Nicolas Krucien from HERU discussing what hypothetical choices can tell us about unobservable behaviours.

HERU Director Mandy Ryan presenting work on using eye tracking to explore decision heuristics in DCE's.

HERU Director Mandy Ryan presenting work on using eye tracking to explore decision heuristics in DCE's.

Dean Regier from the School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, and Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer Agency presented on information giving in DCEs - 'the medium is the message'.

Dean Regier from the School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, and Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer Agency information giving in DCEs - 'the medium is the message'.

Simone Cerrini from the Rowatt Institute for Nutrition and Health gave a presentation on subjective probablities, scientific information and food choices.

Simone Cerrini from the Rowatt Institute for Nutrition and Health gave a presentation on subjective probablities, scientific information and food choices.

Verity Watson, Methods of Benefit Valuation Theme Leader discusses oaths in DCEs.

Verity Watson, Methods of Benefit Valuation Theme Leader discusses oaths in DCEs.

Thanks to HERU PhD student Sebastian Heindenreich for taking the photographs - and for presenting on the effect of familiarity on attribute non-attendance in discrete choice experiments.