Graduate Experimental Economics (220:549), offered Fall semester, 2013. 3 semester hours.
This is a graduate level economics class. Graduate, especially Ph.D. level, students from other fields such as political science, anthropology, sociology and business may also register, with special permission. The course is concerned with the methodological foundations and practical application of the experimental method to research questions in economics and other social sciences. Students design their own experiments.
Undergraduate Behavioral and Experimental Economics (220:430), offered Fall semester, 2013. 3 semester hours.
This is an upper-level undergraduate course in economics. Classic experiments in behavioral and experimental economics are studied and replicated in the laboratory. Students analyze data from previous exeriments and/or design new experiments.
Byrne Seminar: Games and Experiments in the Laboratory, offered Fall semester, 2013. 1 semester hour.
Introduction to the study of strategic interaction (game theory) and experimental economics. Lectures on game theory alternate with participation in tried-and-true laboratory experiments on decision making.