John Dennis Hey was born on 26 September 1944 and is a Professor of Economics and Statistics and Director of the Centre for Experimental Economics (EXEC) at the University of York . Between 1997 and 2011, he held a dual appointment as Professore Ordinario in Italy, first at the University of Bari and later at LUISS in Rome . He was Managing Editor of the Economic Journal from 1986 to 1996, and co-founder of several centres and laboratories in experimental economics, including EXEC at the University of York, Centro di Economia Sperimentale A Roma Est (CESARE) at LUISS, and Economia Sperimentale al Sud d’Europa (ESSE) at the University of Bari. He is the author or co-author of more than 100 research articles, and author, editor or co-editor of more than 20 books. To celebrate John Hey’s 70th birthday, this special issue has been prepared to acknowledge his important contributions in the field of decision making under risk and uncertainty.
Lau, M., Neugebauer, T., & Schmidt, U. (2014). Preface. Theory and Decision, 77(3), 287-290. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11238-014-9459-7