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Origin and Recent Development of Experimental Economics


  • Marco Novarese

    (Centre for Cognitive Economics - Università del Piemonte Orientale)

  • Salvatore Rizzello

    (Centre for Cognitive Economics - Università del Piemonte Orientale)


The paper aims at: presenting the origins and the recent developments of Experimental Economics; describing the first experiments and the discussions they raised; proposing a picture of the current state of the art in the discipline, also from a methodological point of view, individuating a new area of experimentation related to the cognitive economic approach

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  • Marco Novarese & Salvatore Rizzello, 2004. "Origin and Recent Development of Experimental Economics," Method and Hist of Econ Thought 0409001, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpmh:0409001
    Note: Type of Document - html. the article has been published in “Storia del Pensiero Economico”, 1999, n. 37

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    1. Rizzello Salvatore, 2002. "Herbert Simon's heritage," CESMEP Working Papers 200207, University of Turin.

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    Experimental Economics; Cognitive Economics; History of Economic Idea;

    JEL classification:

    • B - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology
    • C9 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments


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