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Will Economics Become an Experimental Science?

Plott, Charles R. (1990) Will Economics Become an Experimental Science? Social Science Working Paper, 758. California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA. (Unpublished)

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Economics is becoming a science that is supported by both field research and by laboratory experimental research. The paper explores six events that form the foundation for the growth of modern laboratory experimental methodology.

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Additional Information:Presidential address for the annual meeting of the Southern Economics Association, New Orleans, November 1990. The research support of the National Science Foundation and the California Institute of Technology Laboratory for Experimental Economics and Political Science is gratefully acknowledged. Published as Plott, Charles R. "Will economics become an experimental science?." Southern Economic Journal (1991): 901-919.
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