Putting Social Sciences to the Test: Field Experiments in Economics

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What have we learned from field and laboratory experiments in the social sciences? (Image courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau.)

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MIT Course Number

14.11

As Taught In

Spring 2006

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

14.11 is a new class on the topic of field (that is, 'in situ') and laboratory experiments in the social sciences - both what these experiments have taught and can teach us and how to conduct them.

Autor, David, and Esther Duflo. 14.11 Putting Social Sciences to the Test: Field Experiments in Economics, Spring 2006. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-11-putting-social-sciences-to-the-test-field-experiments-in-economics-spring-2006 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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