Welcome to ESA

About ESA

The Economic Science Association (ESA) is a professional organization devoted to using controlled experiments to learn about economic behavior. The ESA welcomes participation by economists interested in the results of such experiments, as well as scholars in psychology, business, political science, and other related fields. Click here for more about the ESA.

The ESA publishes two journals, Experimental Economics and Journal of the Economic Science Association, sponsors conferences, and maintains online discussion groups for its members. All interested parties are welcome to become members of the ESA. Click here for membership information.

Editor’s Award for Experimental Economics

Editor's Award Winner for 2015: "Paradoxes and mechanisms for choice under risk", James C. Cox, Vjollca Sadiraj, Ulrich Schmidt, Experimental Economics 18(2), June 2015, pages 215 - 250

Editor's Award Winner for 2014:

Editor's Award Winner for 2013: Jon Anderson, Stephen V. Burks, Jeffrey Carpenter, Lorenz Götte, Karsten Maurer, Daniele Nosenzo , Ruth Potter, Kim Rocha, and Aldo Rustichini, "Self-selection and variations in the laboratory measurement of other-regarding preferences across subject pools: evidence from one college student and two adult samples" , Experimental Economics 16(2), June 2013, pages 170-189

Editor's Award Winner for 2012: Thomas Buser and Noemi Peter, "Multitasking" , Experimental Economics 15(4), December 2012, pages 641-655.

Editor's Award Winner for 2011: John J. Horton, David G. Rand, Richard J. Zeckhauser, "The online laboratory: conducting experiments in a real labor market" , Experimental Economics 14(3), September 2011, pages 399-425

Editor's Award Winner for 2010: Daniel John Zizzo, "Experimenter demand effects in economic experiments" , Vol. 13, 75-98.

Editor's Award Winner for 2009: Glenn Harrison and Elisabet Rutstrom, "Expected Utility Theory and Prospect Theory: One Wedding and a Decent Funeral" , Vol. 12, 133-158.

Upcoming Conferences

Description Host Start Date End Date
2018 ESA World Meeting, Berlin, Germany Humboldt-University Berlin 2018-06-28 2018-07-01
2018 North-American ESA Conference, Antigua Guatemala The Rosario Experimental and Behavioral Economics Lab (REBEL) and the Economics Department at Universidad del Rosario 2018-10-18 2018-10-20