This seminar focuses on recent developments in experimental economics. Each weak, students critically discuss one recent paper, with an emphasis on the experimental design and data analysis. A major objective of the course is for students to develop a great deal of familiarity with the design of experiments as a method for economic research. Participants are expected to attend all sessions and participate actively in the discussions.
Audience: Economics Ph.D. students and advanced Master´s students.
It is recommended that participants have passed Introduction to Advanced Microeconomic Analysis and are familiar with fundamental concepts of causal inference and data analysis.
To obtain course credits, students have to submit 3 one-pagers (not graded) and write a final referee report (ca. 10.000 characters).
Course registration is open from 5.3.2020-5.4.2020. To register, students should send an email to Dr. Jana Friedrichsen (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr. Lea Heursen (email@example.com). In this email, students should write a short paragraph, describing what motivates them to take this seminar. If more than 20 students would like to take this seminar for credit, a lottery will determine the seats.
Maximum number of participants: 20