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2016 High School Workshop in Experimental Economics

July 7, 2016 by | Economic Science Institute

June 27 – July 01, 2016 The Economic Science Institute hosted a one week-long International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) and Thomas W. Smith Foundation sponsored workshop on experimental economics for high school students. Taught by Andrew Smyth, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow at the Economic Science Institute and soon to be Assistant Professor of Economics at Marquette University. Many of the

Vernon Smith delivers keynote address at Trinity Economic Forum

February 16, 2016 by | Economic Science Institute

February 7, 2016, Dr. Vernon Smith, at Chapman University’s Economic Science Institute, delivers keynote address at the fifth annual Trinity Economic Forum (TEF) in Ireland. TEF is Ireland’s first and largest student run economic forum and was launched by the President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, to promote student participation in shaping the future direction of

2016 Graduate Student Workshop in Experimental Economics

January 11, 2016 by | Economic Science Institute

The Economic Science Institute at Chapman recently hosted 20 doctoral students from around the world for the 21st Visiting Graduate Student Workshop in Experimental Economics. In a series of 11 sessions, the students first participated in an economic experiment earning cash as a naive subject would and then afterwards discussed with the faculty member the

The Hot-Hand Debate Comes to Chapman

November 11, 2015 by | Economic Science Institute

For years, researchers have tried to prove whether or not the hot hand fallacy really exists. Some gamblers have claimed that they believe in the hot hand fallacy, as many said that when they get a hot hand, they’re more likely to go on a winning streak. And although some NBA basketball players believe when

ESI’s research on aging and skill development

September 14, 2015 by | Economic Science Institute

Economic Science Institute’s research on aging and skill development appears as the lead article in the latest issue of American Journal of Physical Anthropology. Eric Schniter, Ph.D., clinical assistant professor, at Chapman University’s Economic Science Institute in the Argyros School of Business and Economics, is the lead author on the study, called “Skill Ontogeny Among

Economic Science Institute’s 2015 IFREE Summer Scholars Program

July 29, 2015 by | Economic Science Institute

Chapman University’s Economic Science Institute (ESI) hosted eight undergraduate and graduate students to participate as IFREE Summer Scholars. This five-week program, generously sponsored by the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) and the Thomas W. Smith Foundation, allows students firsthand experience to explore and advance their knowledge in economics research, history, and philosophy. Summer Scholars

Student Research Spotlight – Economic Science Institute

July 7, 2015 by | Economic Science Institute

In my two years at Chapman’s Economic Science Institute, I had the opportunity to work on a variety of cutting edge research in experimental economics and market design. These projects included experiments on endogenous liquidity creation modeled on the bitcoin cryptocurrency, pilot experiments designed to develop a market mechanism enabling residents to trade excess water

20th Visiting Graduate Student Workshop in Experimental Economics

January 16, 2015 by | Economic Science Institute

Jan. 6th-10th, the Economic Science Institute, with a generous grant from the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE), hosted 23 doctoral students from universities all over the world for the 20th Visiting Graduate Student Workshop in Experimental Economics. In a series of 11 sessions, the students first participated in an economic experiment as a

Chapman Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith to Give Public Talk

September 10, 2014 by | Economic Science Institute

Chapman University’s Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith (Economics 2002) will participate in a public talk hosted by the Directors Roundtable and Chapman’s Economic Science Institute later this month. Professor Smith is the keynote speaker at this free talk at the event called “A Dialogue with Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith: The Impact of both Current Government Economic