2019 Bayesian Crowd Conference

14th Tinbergen Institute Conference “Bayesian Crowd” at Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

On June 24-25, 2019, Erasmus University Rotterdam hosted the 14th Annual Tinbergen Institute Conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The theme was “Bayesian Crowd”.

Conference Program & Abstract Book


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

Organizing Committee

Aurelien Baillon, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Drazen Prelec, MIT
Dennie van Dolder, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Tong Wang, Erasmus University Rotterdam


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

Yulia Kukharenko, Tinbergen Institute:  tinbergen at tinbergen.nl.



ERC Starting Grant 638408 – BayesianMarkets