2020 Utah Experimental Economics Conference

May 14, 2020 3:00 pm - May 16, 2020 2:00 pm Kimpton Hotel, 15 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

We are pleased to announce that the Center for Growth and Opportunity (CGO) at Utah State University will host a single-track conference on experimental economics in Salt Lake City from May 14-16 of 2020.

This conference is open to all researchers using experimental methods in the social sciences. We would like to especially encourage researchers whose research has direct policy implications to attend.

For consideration, please send an abstract or manuscript to Lucas Rentschler (Utah State University) at lucas.rentschler@usu.edu. The submission deadline is March 6, 2020. Notification of acceptance decisions will be made by March 13, 2020.

Travel, Accommodations and Meals

Location: Kimpton Hotel, 15 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Participants are responsible for their own expenses regarding travel and accommodations. All meals are provided for participants for the entire duration of the conference, compliments of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business.

Registration and Conference Fees

No registration fees are required.

Plenary Speakers

Dr. Bart Wilson

BART J. WILSON is the Donald P. Kennedy Endowed Chair in Economics and Law at Chapman University where he is a member of the Economic Science Institute and Director of the Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy. His research uses experimental economics to explore the foundations of exchange and specialization and the origins of property. Another of his research programs compares decision making in humans, apes, and monkeys. His forthcoming book, The Property Species: Mine, Yours, and the Human Mind, is due to be published by Oxford University Press in August 2020. He is also a co-author of the 2019 Cambridge University Press book entitled Humanomics: Moral Sentiments and the Wealth of Nations for the Twenty-First Century.

Dr. John Duffy

John earned an A.B. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1986 and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1992. From 1992-2014 he was Professor of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh. Since 2014, he is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). John’s research interests are in behavioral and experimental economics, game theory, finance and macroeconomics. He is Co-Editor of the journal Experimental Economics and Co-Director of UCI’s Experimental Social Science Laboratory (ESSL).

Thursday, May 14, 2020
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Registration
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Session 1
5:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Coffee Break
5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
First Plenary Lecture
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Opening Dinner (onsite)
Friday, May 15, 2020
7:30 am – 9:00 am
Breakfast
9:00 am – 10:30 am
Session 2
10:30 am – 10:45 am
Coffee and Snack Break
10:45 am – 12:15 pm
Session 3
12:15 am – 1:45 pm
Lunch Break
1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
Session 4
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Coffee Break
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Plenary Session 2
4:45 pm
Break
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dinner (offsite)
Saturday, May 16, 2020
7:30 am – 8:30 am
Breakfast
8:30 am – 10:00 am
Session 5
10:00 am – 10:15 am
Coffee and Snack Break
10:15 am – 11:45 am
Session 6
11:45 am – 12:00 pm
Coffee and Snack Break
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Session 7
1:00 pm
Closing Lunch (offsite)
Optional hike and/or rock
climbing (weather permitting)

Event Information

May 14, 2020 3:00 pm - May 16, 2020 2:00 pm Kimpton Hotel, 15 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Organizers

Jon M. Huntsman School of Business Department of Economics and Finance

The Center for Growth and Opportunity

Location

Kimpton Hotel, 15 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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