Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Agenda

Crash Course in Experimental Economics

Date: 17 August 2020 - 22 August 2020
Location: Online

This six-day crash course is an introduction to the field of experimental economics. The course provides students with skills needed to design and run an experiment. The course is offered online only. 

Level
The summer school welcomes Master’s and PhD students, alumni, professionals in Economics and related fields, who are interested in mastering the essential skills to design and run an experiment. The level is introductory, targeted at participants who have no or little experience in running experiments.

Admission requirements
Students are expected to have passed an intermediate-level course in micro-economics (including basic game theory).

Preparation
Before each class, students are expected to have read the parts of “Markets, Games and Strategic Behavior” by Ch. A. Holt (Pearson 2019) that are relevant for that topic. These parts will not be discussed in detail in class. The relevant parts are given in the program overview which students can access after registering.

Credits3 ECTS (5 ECTS with paper), 1 week. Note that it is the student’s own responsibility to get these credits registered at their university.
Capacity30 participants
OrganiserTinbergen Institute

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Former occurrences of this course

  • 19-24 August 2019
  • 20-25 August 2018
  • 17-22 July 2017