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2017 High School Workshop in Experimental Economics Economics + Experiments + Cash = Summer Fun!

July 11, 2017 by | Economic Science Institute

High School students gather from all over Southern California (and even as far as Miami!) at The Economic Science Institute for a week long workshop on experimental economics. For over a decade, the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) and Thomas W. Smith Foundation annual sponsored workshop offers high school students with a rigorous academic experience and

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.

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 Anthropolog y. 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,

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.

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