Netherlands, Amsterdam

Crash Course in Experimental Economics

when 19 August 2019 - 24 August 2019
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 1000

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.

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.

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 2007) 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

Fee info

EUR 1000: PhD and Masters students - Five-day Crash Course: € 1.000
Additional one-day module Data Analysis: € 250

The course fee includes: materials (book and slides), daily lunches, social event including a dinner and a farewell party including drinks. Accommodation costs are not covered by this fee. Please ask us about discount options for a student hotel.
EUR 1500: Others (postdocs, professionals) - Five-day Crash Course: € 1.500
Additional one-day module Data Analysis: € 300

The course fee includes: materials (book and slides), daily lunches, social event including a dinner and a farewell party including drinks. Accommodation costs are not covered by this fee. Please ask us about discount options for a student hotel.

Scholarships

LERU / U21 Partial Scholarship

If your university is a member of the Universitas 21 network and/or LERU network you may be eligible for a partial scholarship of € 500. For more information, please visit our website.