Experimental Economics: Markets, Games And Strategic Behaviour (L1097)
15 credits, Level 6
The purpose of the course is to introduce you to the idea that economics, like all of the natural sciences, can be a laboratory science. You will study the role laboratory experiments can play in testing economic theories, as well as suggesting new ones. This will be achieved through a series of topics in experimental economics, including market experiments, individual decision making experiments, and game theory experiments.
67%: Practical (Workshop)
35%: Coursework (Group presentation, Observation)
65%: Examination (Unseen examination)
Contact hours and workload
This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 40 hours of contact time and 110 hours of independent study.
This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.