1st Summer School in Experimental and Behavioral Economics, by the European Economic Review

Department of Economics, University of Crete, August 27-30, 2024

We are pleased to announce the first Summer School in Experimental and Behavioral Economics for PhD and MSc students, by the European Economic Review. The Summer School will take place at the Department of Economics, University of Crete, from August 27 to August 30, 2024. In first three days the School will feature lectures by leading researchers in state-of-the-art topics in Experimental and Behavioral Economics, whereas a Workshop will take place on the fourth day. In addition, throughout the School the students will be able to present their own research in poster sessions and receive feedback from leading faculty and fellow participants.

The 1st Summer School is very privileged to feature lectures by leading figures such as Vincent Crawford (Oxford University and University of California at San Diego), Michalis Drouvelis (University of Birmingham), Uri Gneezy, (University of California at San Diego), John List (University of Chicago) and Dana Suskind (University of Chicago). The goal of the School is to deepen attendants’ understanding and knowledge of the recent advances in the field of Experimental and Behavioral Economics. The topics taught will cover a broad range of methodologies such as theory, laboratory and field experiments, as well as applications. The School will provide a unique environment where students can expand their knowledge on topical research issues and engage with leading figures in the field. Scholars who have been admitted to the School will be taught subjects on behavioral game theory (Vincent Crawford), social preferences (Michalis Drouvelis), incentives as a tool for influencing behavior (Uri Gneezy), field experiments and the art of scaling (John List), behavioral interventions to optimize foundational brain development (Dana Suskind). Further details on the content of the lectures, as well as background material, will be uploaded gradually in the Program of the School.

The Summer School invites applications from Ph.D and MSc students in Economics, Business, Psychology, Behavioral Science, Political Science and related fields from all over the world. Faculty and professionals are also welcome. To apply to the School, please submit a CV and a letter of motivation using our Submission platform. The deadline for applications is April 15, 2024 (PDT zone).  Decisions will be sent to applicants by April 22, 2024. The participation fee for accepted scholars is as follows:

Early bird registration (until May 20, 2024)
-MSc, PhD and postdoctoral students: 300 euros
-Faculty members: 550 euros
-Industry professionals: 800 euros

Late bird registration (after May 20, 2024)
-PhD and postdoctoral students: 350 euros
-Faculty members: 600 euros
-Industry professionals: 850 euros

The fee covers participation to lectures, access to lectures material, participation in the Workshop and the poster sessions, lunch and coffee breaks, social events, transportation between the campus and the city center.

If you have been accepted to the Summer School, please complete and submit the following form in order to register

For questions and inquiries, please contact eer@econ.soc.uoc.gr.

The Organizing Committee
Michalis Drouvelis – University of Birmingham
Panagiotis Skartados – University of Crete
Giorgos Stamatopoulos – University of Crete


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