Netherlands, Amsterdam

10th Annual Crash Course in Experimental Economics

online course
when 17 August 2020 - 22 August 2020
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 600

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.

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.

ATTENTION:
Despite the Covid-19 outbreak we still expect that the TI summer school courses can take place. In the unfortunate event that we are not able to offer courses due to tightened national regulations, you will receive a full refund of your payment to Tinbergen Institute. If this is the case, we will inform all applicants accordingly via email asap.

Course leader

Academic director: Prof. Arthur Schram (University of Amsterdam and RSCA, European University Institute, Italy)
Lecturers are Professors Arthur Schram and Jeroen van de Ven (University of Amsterdam).

Target group

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).

Course aim

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.

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.

Credits info

3 EC
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.

Fee info

EUR 600: PhD and Masters students - Six-day Crash Course: € 600
EUR 900: Others (postdocs, professionals) - Six-day Crash Course: € 900

Scholarships

Scholarships

U21/LERU Partial Scholarship

You need to be enrolled as a current student at one of the U21/LERU universities at the time of the summer program. Please verify that your home university is a member of the LERU or U21 network.