The Center for Experimental Social Science (CESS) is organinsing its second conference on methodology in Economics which will be held on October 23-24, 2009. The fist conference in this series, entitled The Foundations of Positive and Normative Economics was held in April of 2008 and the proceedings were published by Oxford University Press as the first book in a series entitled Handbooks in Economic Methodology, edited by Andrew Caplin and Andrew Schotter.
This conference is on the methodology of experimental economics and entitled Conference on the Methods of Modern Experimental Economics. The proceedings edited by Guillaume Frechette and Andrew Schotter, including the discussions, will be published as the second book in this series.
The presentations will cover four broad topics:
Has Experimental Economics Lived up to Its Promise?
The Relationship Between Economic Theory and Experiments
Lab and Field Experiments
Psychology and Economics: A Comparison of Methods
Contributors to the volume are:
- Mark Dean (Brown University)
- Martin Dufwenberg (University of Arizona)
- Colin Camerer (California Institute of Technology)
- Andrew Caplin (New York University)
- Gary Charness (UCSB)
- Ido Erev (Technion)
- Guillaume Frechette (New York University)
- Uri Gneezy (UCSD)
- Glenn Harrison (Georgia State University)
- Charlie Holt (University of Virginia)
- John Kagel (Ohio State University)
- Shachar Kariv (Berkeley)
- David Levine (Washington University at St-Louis)
- John List (University of Chicago)
- Keith Murnighan (Northwestern University)
- Muriel Niederle (Stanford)
- Theo Offerman (University of Amsterdam)
- Tom Palfrey (California Institute of Technology)
- David Reiley (Yahoo Research)
- Alvin Roth (Harvard University)
- Andrew Schotter (New York University)
- Tom Tyler (New York University)
- Lise Vesterlund (University of Pittsburgh)
- Leeat Yariv (California Institute of Technology)
Everyone is invited to attend. Registered attendees will be welcome to a cocktail Friday evening.