14.11 Putting Social Sciences to the Test: Field Experiments in Economics

As taught in: Spring 2006

Young girl studying.

What have we learned from field and laboratory experiments in the social sciences? (Image courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau.)




Prof. David Autor

Prof. Esther Duflo

Course Features

Course Description

14.11 is a new class on the topic of field (that is, 'in situ') and laboratory experiments in the social sciences - both what these experiments have taught and can teach us and how to conduct them.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.