Experimental Economics Workshop Program

May 20-24, 2024

  • Morning session – Theory 9:00am to 12:30pm
  • Afternoon session – Applications 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Optional evening session 5:00pm to 6:30pm
May 20:
Survey Design and Experimental Economics with Carola Grebitus and Matt Rousu
Introduction to survey design; Introduction to experimental economics; Designing your own survey
May 21:
Auctions with Matt Rousu and Carola Grebitus
Introduction to auctions; Designing laboratory auction experiments; Combining auctions with survey instruments; Conducting a non-hypothetical, lab auction study; Analysis of auction data
May 22:
Choice experiments with Jayson Lusk and Vincenzina Caputo
Introduction to stated choice surveys and experimental design; Full and fractional factorial designs; Orthogonal and efficient designs; Designing a choice experiment with the experimental design software Ngene
May 23:
Choice modeling with Vincenzina Caputo and Jayson Lusk

Multinomial logit models; Mixed logit models; Willingness to pay models, Computer exercises with estimation software (Nlogit and Stata);

May 24:
Deriving recommendations with David Just and Rodolfo Nayga, Jr.
Interpretation of results; Depiction of results; Deriving recommendations for stakeholders. How to assess published evidence from the literature in light of strength of internal and external validity. This helps in creating policy recommendations, and in determining the strength of potential contributions to the literature. Final project presentations.

Note: The organizers reserve the right to adjust the program as needed.