ECON 309 - Experimental Economics
Section: 001
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, QR/1
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ECON 109.
With permission of instructor.
Lab Fee:
Advisory Prerequisites:
ECON 101.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is an introduction to the field of experimental economics.

You will learn how to test economic theories by using laboratory experiments. You are expected to attend classes and read assigned material. There will be some in-class experiments, which will be followed by class discussions. In this class you will form groups and each group will design and conduct an experiment and present the results to the class. Our topics include experiments on game theory, market experiments, and individual decision making experiments. No textbook is required.

Recommended textbook: Markets, games and strategic behavior, by C. Holt, Adison-Wesley, 2006.

ECON 309 - Experimental Economics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
6Fr or So or Jr
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.

ISBN: 9780321419316
Markets, games, & strategic behavior, Author: Charles A. Holt., Publisher: Pearson Addison Wesley 2007
ISBN: 0321419316
Markets, games, & strategic behavior, Author: Charles A. Holt., Publisher: Pearson Addison Wesley 2007
ISBN: 0691043175
Experimental economics, Author: Douglas D. Davis, Charles A. H, Publisher: Princeton University Press 1992
ISBN: 0691090394
Behavioral game theory : experiments in strategic interaction, Author: Colin F. Camerer., Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation 2003
The Handbook of Experimental Economics by J. Kagel and A. Roth, ISBN 0691058970, 1997, Princeton University Press
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