Berg, Nathan (2009): Experiments to generate new data about school choice. Published in: Journal of School Choice , Vol. 3, No. 4 (2009): pp. 397-413.
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Behavioral/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.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Experiments to generate new data about school choice|
|Keywords:||Behavioral Economics, Education Economics, Experimental Economics, Policy Experiment, Bounded Rationality, Ecological Rationality, As-If, Methodology, Choice, Procedural Rationality|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D0 - General > D03 - Behavioral Economics; Underlying Principles
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I20 - General
|Depositing User:||Nathan Berg|
|Date Deposited:||04. Nov 2010 09:16|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 01:54|
Berg, N., (forthcoming), Illusive competition in school reform: Comment on Merrifield’s “Imagined evidence and false imperatives,” Journal of School Choice.
Merrifield, J. (this issue), Defining Continuous Improvement and Cost Minimization Possibilities Through School Choice Experiments, Journal of School Choice.