International Workshop on Experimental Economics and Finance at Xiamen University (WISE)

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Date: 
Mercredi, Décembre 15, 2010 - Jeudi, Décembre 16, 2010
Ville: 
Xiamen
Pays: 
China
Deadline: 
Vendredi, Octobre 1, 2010

We are pleased to announce the First Annual International Workshop on Experimental Economics and Finance at the Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE), Xiamen University. The purpose of this annual workshop is to stimulate exchange between international and Chinese scholars on current research in economics
and finance - broadly defined - that utilizes controlled experiments. We invite submission of papers incorporating or analyzing controlled experiments in studies of decision theory, economics, finance, game theory, management science, marketing, or political science.

It is our honor to have the following distinguished keynote speakers this year:
Shyam Sunder (Yale School of Management)
Peter Bossaerts (California Institute of Technology and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
John Duffy (University of Pittsburgh)
Jörg Oechssler (University of Heidelberg)
Ananish Chaudhuri (University of Auckland)

Researchers interested in participating should submit their paper or extended abstract to experiment2010wise@gmail.com. Please note that all submissions and presentations will be in English. The submission deadline is October 1, 2010. Decisions of acceptance will be announced by October 15, 2010. The registration fee will be waived for students (both domestic and international), and is 300 RMB for those whose primary affiliation is with a domestic Chinese institution, and 100 USD for international participants. The registration deadline is November 15.

This annual workshop is one component of the effort by WISE to establish a leading research center in Experimental Economics and Finance. In the fall of 2010 the Finance and Economics Experimental Lab (FEEL) at WISE will commence operation. This state of the art facility is part of the Ministry of Education Key Laboratory in
Econometrics awarded to WISE in 2010. This is the first Ministry Key Lab established outside the physical or natural sciences. Furthermore, WISE is actively recruiting faculty members at all levels to join our efforts and enjoy the strong intellectual environment and quality of life, and welcomes applications or enquiries from all qualified and interested scholars.

FURTHER INFORMATION
General inquiry about the conference should be directed to Jason Shachat (experiment2010wise@gmail.com). For logistic affairs, please contact Ms. Katherine ZHANG (xmzhang.wise@gmail.com).

Xiamen is located in Southeast China and has convenient direct flights to many major cities in Asia. It is famous for its resort like atmosphere and has a reputation as the cleanest and most livable Chinese city. Interesting places near Xiamen include the UNESCO World Heritage Hakka Earth Buildings, Gulangyu (Piano Island) and Wuyi
Mountain.

Established in 2005, the Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) is a recent effort of the Ministry of Education of China and Xiamen University to build a first class research institute and facilitate domestic and international research and academic exchanges. For more information about WISE, please see http://www.wise.xmu.edu.cn.