The science of experimental economics

Rachel Croson, Simon Gächter

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In this paper we present the views of two practicing experimental economists on the role of economic experiments in the science of economics, and in particular on the interaction between economic theory and experimental design and data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)122-131
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Economic Behavior and Organization
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Experiments
  • Methodology
  • Philosophy of science


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