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.
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
Dr. Vernon Smith, of Chapman University’s Economic Science Institute, delivered a talk entitled, Faith and the Compatibility of Science and Religion, at Acton University on June 16. Watch the entire talk online.
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.
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
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
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
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,
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.
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