Experiments to generate new data about school choice
AbstractBehavioral/experimental economics is poised to enter a new phase in its relatively brief intellectual history, moving beyond empirical tests of standard behavioral assumptions in the social sciences to the problem of designing improved institutions that are tuned to fit real-world behavior. For this reason and others, it is worthwhile to analyze the potential value that new experiments could provide to the school choice debates by generating new data to settle longstanding questions.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 26367.
Date of creation: 2009
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Publication status: Published in Journal of School Choice 4.3(2009): pp. 397-413
Behavioral Economics; Education Economics; Experimental Economics; Policy Experiment; Bounded Rationality; Ecological Rationality; As-If; Methodology; Choice; Procedural Rationality;
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