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Economics Professors Publish New Book “Humanomics” Book combines Adam Smith's work with contemporary analysis to shift study of Economics

January 31, 2019 by | Argyros School News

Nobel laureate Vernon L. Smith, Ph.D. and Bart J. Wilson, Ph.D., both Professors of Economics at the Argyros School of Business and Economics, have published a new book with Cambridge University Press entitled, Humanomics: Moral Sentiments and the Wealth of Nations for the Twenty-First Century. The main thesis–inspired by a close reading of the founder

The 2019 Graduate Student Workshop in Experimental Economics “It was by far the best workshop I have ever attended.”

January 17, 2019 by | Argyros School News

“I would strongly recommend [this workshop] to every PhD student in experimental economics. It was by far the best workshop I have ever attended.” Positive reviews from the 24th Visiting Graduate Student Workshop in Experimental Economics. The Economic Science Institute at Chapman University hosted 20 graduate students from around the world and 12 presenting faculty from Chapman and

2018 Graduate Workshop in Experimental Economics

January 26, 2018 by | Economic Science Institute

January 09-13, 2018, The Economic Science Institute at Chapman University hosted 20 doctoral students from around the world for the 23rd Annual Visiting Graduate Student Workshop in Experimental Economics. The workshop introduces students to experimental economics by exposing students to the practical skills needed to run experiments as well as the deeper philosophy of economics.

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 | Argyros School News

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

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