Jan. 8th-12th the Economic Science Institute, with a generous grant from the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE), hosted 26 Doctoral students from universities all over the world for the Seventeenth Visiting Graduate Student Workshop in Experimental Economics. Presentations from Professors Sarah Brosnan, Terence Burnham, Stephen Gjerstad, Daniel Kovenock, Kevin McCabe, Timothy Shields, Roman Sheremeta, Gregory Waymire, and Bart Wilson received excellent reviews from participants. Lectures and experiments were given on topics including Biological Foundations of Economic Behavior, Information Aggregation in Prediction Markets, Conflict Resolution, Inter-Primate Comparisons of Economic Behavior, and Collaborative Experiments in Virtual Worlds, among others. For more information on conferences, graduate level or high school level workshops, and the Summer Scholar program hosted at the Economic Science Institute please visit our home page.
While studying Business Administration as an undergrad at Chapman University, Austin Price spent four years coaching tennis at his alma mater, Tustin High School. After serving two and a half years as an assistant, in late 2018 he became the youngest head coach in program history. Later that season, the Girls Varsity Team boasted a
Hunter Spriggs, a senior Chapman University football player and Argyros School student, is a nominee for the Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year award. Spriggs was diagnosed with leukemia in 2017 at 20 years old and thought he’d miss just one season as he battled the disease. Seemingly ready to return, exhaustion and chest