Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Introduction to the theory and practice of experimental economics using laboratory and field experiments. Students will become acquainted with state-of-the-art methods in experimental economics, including experimental design, subject sampling, laboratory techniques, and the use of financial incentives. The objectives will be pursued through the development of experiments and a review of the method's application to a number of topics of interest to economists.
Notes: - Credit will be granted for only one of 456, 485 (if taken in the same topic).
- 450 recommended.
Prerequisites: Permission of the department.
Pre- or corequisites: 225 or ENGR 240 or a minimum grade of B+ in ENGL 135, 146 or 147.
Undergraduate course in Economics offered by the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences.