International ESA Meetings 2009

Events | June 24, 2009

The International ESA Meetings will be held in Arlington, VA June 2009.

Participants and abstracts can be found here.

You may find the conference program  here.


“New Directions”

“New Directions” is the theme of this year’s conference. Papers that explore new directions in experimental economics are highly encouraged, e.g., novel approaches to experimental philosophy, experiments and ACE modeling, new directions in experimental politics or experiments and genomics; however, we will be very happy to receive experimental papers on any topic.

Keynote addresses on new frontiers in experimental economics will be given by:

Westin Arlington Gateway

For your convenience, the entire conference will be held at the brand-new Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel. A special rate of $169/night is available now through June 10th, so please reserve your rooms as soon as possible here.

The Westin Hotel is situated in a lively neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia, within walking distance of the Ballston metro stop, providing easy access to downtown DC. Nearby attractions include a variety of fine ethnic cuisines and active nightlife, as well as convenient shopping. Here is a more complete list of things to do for those who wish to explore the Nation’s Capital.

International Economic Science Association Conference

Washington, DC

June 25-28, 2009

The conference is organized by the Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science at George Mason Unviersity. Submissions with any experimental economics touch are all encouraged!

The conference will feature lectures and sessions describing exciting new frontiers in experimental economics research.

Daniel Houser and Bart Wilson
Co-chairs, ESA International 2009

Conference Date: June 25-28, 2009
Submission Closing Date: May 1, 2009

Early Registration and Hotel Reservation Deadline : June 10, 2009


Please send title, abstract and coauthors’ information (indicate the presenter) to by May 1, 2009.

Registration and Fees:

Before May 25, 2009: faculty: $275, student: $150

After May 25, 2009: faculty: $325, student: $200

Register for the conference at the ESA website. This registration fee includes continental breakfasts, coffee breaks and the conference dinner with Nobel Laureate Dr. Vernon Smith.


For any inquires regarding the conference, please contact:

Ms. Li Hao

Conference Overview

Thursday, June 25

2:00-3:30 p.m. Lecture on Methods in Experimental Economics by Nat Wilcox (University of Houston)

3:45-5:15 p.m. Lecture on Methods in Experimental Economics by Joachim Winter (University of Munich)

5:30-7:30 p.m. Welcoming Reception

Friday, June 26

9:00-10:00 a.m. Plenary Speaker: Rebecca Morton, New York University

“Experimental Public Choice: New Directions in Electoral Systems and Voting”

7:15-8:15 p.m.  Keynote Speech by:

Vernon Smith, Nobel Laureate in Economics and Founder of the ESA and Bart Wilson, Chapman University

Saturday, June 27

9:00-10:00 a.m. Plenary Speaker: Leigh Tesfatsion, Iowa State University

“From Human -Subject to Computational-Agent Experiments (and Everything in Between)”

Sunday, June 28

9:00-10:00 a.m. Plenary Speaker: Soo Hong Chew, Hong Kong University of Sci & Tech

“New Directions in Exploring the Neurobiological Basis of Decision Making under Uncertainty”


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