ALVIN ROTH, Ph.D., is the McCaw Professor of Economics at Stanford University, and is one of the world’s leading experts in the fields of market design and game theory. He was the co-recipient of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics.
Featuring contributions by leading practitioners, the Handbook describes experiments in macroeconomics, charitable giving, neuroeconomics, other-regarding preferences, market design, political economy, subject population effects, gender effects, auctions, and learning and the economics of small decisions. Contributors focus on key developments and report on experiments, highlighting the dialogue between experimenters and theorists. While most of the experiments consist of laboratory studies, the book also includes several chapters that report extensively on field experiments related to the subject area studied.
Covers exciting new growth areas in experimental economicsFeatures contributions by leading expertsDescribes experiments in macroeconomics, charitable giving, neuroeconomics, market design, political economy, gender effects, auctions, and moreHighlights the dialogue by experimenters with theorists and each otherIncludes several chapters covering field experiments related to the subject area studied