1st degree (Bachelor)
Coordinator Office Hours:
Dr. Dan Ben-Moshe
This course is a two-semester course on research in experimental economics. The purpose
of the course is for students to gain experience in how economists actually do research,
to conduct an experiment, and to write a seminar paper using data obtained from their
experiment and some basic econometric techniques.
We will learn some of the basic statistical and econometric methods used in experimental economics and discuss papers in experimental economics. You are expected to read articles in English, discuss them in class, and think about what area you would like to do your research paper.
Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Read papers in economics. Gain experience in conducting economic research. Create and present powerpoint presentations. Write a research paper.
Teaching arrangement and method of instruction:
Lectures and individual meetings.
Basic econometrics / statistics, randomization
Lab experiments: Bargaining, fairness, priming, anchoring etc.
Field experiments: Peer pressure, tracking, signaling etc.
Additional Reading Material:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 5 %
Project work 0 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 95 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %