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Experimental economics: science or what?

Binmore, K.; Shaked, A.; (2007) Experimental economics: science or what? (ELSE Working Papers 263). ESRC Centre for Economic Learning and Social Evolution: London, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

Do we want experimental economics to evolve into a genuine science? This paper uses the literature on inequity aversion as a case study in warning that we are at risk of losing the respect of other scientific disciplines if we continue to accept the wide claims about human behavior that are currently being advanced without examining either the data from which the claims are supposedly derived or the methodology employed in analyzing the data.

Type: Working / discussion paper
Title: Experimental economics: science or what?
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: http://else.econ.ucl.ac.uk/newweb/papers.php#2007
Language: English
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of SandHS > Dept of Economics
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/14436
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