Crash Course in Experimental Economics

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Date: 
17-08-20 to 22-08-20
City: 
Amsterdam
Country: 
Netherlands
Event format: 
Training course
This one-week crash course is an introduction to the field of experimental economics. The course provides students with skills needed to design and run an experiment. There will be an additional one-day module on Statistical Data Analysis at the end of the course.

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.

Academic director

Prof. Arthur Schram (University of Amsterdam, European University Institute, Italy)

Degree programme

Certificate

Credits

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

Mode

Short-term

Language

English

Venue

The one-week crash course takes place at the University of Amsterdam, Roeterstraat 11, Amsterdam. The one-day module on Statistical Data Analysis at the end of the course takes place at Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam, Gustav Mahlerplein 117, 1082 MS Amsterdam.

Capacity

30 participants

Application deadline

July 20, 2020

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Registration form

Call deadline: 
20-07-20

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