22-24 July 2019
University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City
59C Nguyen Dinh Chieu, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
The School of Economics of the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (UEH) and the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) are calling for applications for the 2019 Summer School on Experimental Economics.
This free three-day program is specifically designed for senior undergraduate and graduate students, junior researchers who are interested in human cooperation and society and in the cutting-edge methods being employed by experimental economists to better understand decision-making. The applicant must have a good background in economics, finance or business, and English proficiency.
The workshop will be held at the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (Campus A - 59C Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City) from 12:30 July 22nd to 12:30 July 24th, 2019.
During the workshop, students will participate in different economics games – or experiments – designed to introduce different economic concepts, theory and applications into decision-making behaviors. Topics are including Double Auctions, Posted Offer Markets, Information Aggregation, Public Goods, Cary – Contests, Common Pool Resources, Cognitive Load, Games, Charitable Giving.
To motivate economic decision making, participants are paid in cash based on the outcomes of their decisions. Students have described the cash earnings as “amazing motivators” and that the workshop was a “profitable experience.”
Registration is free. The course participation of accepted applicants will be fully sponsored, covering tuition fee and coffee breaks. Limited travel grant will be given to special candidates from distant provinces. Priority will be given to individuals who are in a position to carry out research projects.
Be sure to enroll early as space is limited.
Your application must be in a Portable Digital Format (PDF), combining your detailed CV and a motivation letter indicating Where/how/why applicant intends to use what is learned from the course, and uploaded via the dropbox at http://bit.ly/2019-ifree-experimental-economics
The deadline of registration is June 22nd, 2019.
You will be notified of your acceptance before July 5th, 2019.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact the workshop coordinator, Mr. Le Thanh Nhan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Made possible with the generous support of the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE), UEH School of Economics, the Economy & Environment Partnership for the Southeast Asia (EEPSEA) and Environment for Development (EfD) - Vietnam.