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Seminar: Experimental Economics

Course Description
Experiments have become one of the most popular research methods in modern economics. This seminar will cover the experimental methodology in different fields of economics. We will cover topics on how to conduct economic experiments (Block A, Topic 1 and 2) and how experimental laboratory/field designs can be used to test economic theories with regard to Microeconomic theories (Topics 3–6) and Macroeconomic theories (Topics 7–10). 

Who can participate?
This seminar is aimed at Masters students.

Attendance is limited to 10 students.
Participation is determined by order of application.
If you are interested, please send an email toJulia Wolfinger (
Please remember to state your area of study and your registration number (Matrikelnummer).

Organizational meeting  April 16, 2018, 10:00, Walter Eucken Institut 
Topics are assigned by  April 23, 2018 
Deadline project paper  July 13, 2018 
Block seminar                July 20-21, 2018, Walter Eucken Institut 
Oral Exam                     July 23, 2018, Walter Eucken Institut


Requirements and credit Points
Masters students can obtain 6 credit points if they successfully complete the following assignments: Project paper, presentation, participation in the discussion, oral exam.

Areas of study
• M.Sc. VWL (PO 2014): Spezialisierungsbereich Constitutional Economics and Competition Policy  
• M.Sc. BWL (PNPM): Wahlbereich Public Sector Economics  
• M.Sc. Economics: Profillinie Economics and Polilicy

Here you find further Information and an overview about the available topics.