For Bachelor students of the fields Industrial Engineering and Management, Information Engineering and Management, Economics Engineering or Economathematics.
The student develops an own idea for an economic experiment in this research direction. Students work in groups. Changing topics each semester. For current topics, see http://polit.econ.kit.edu or https://portal.wiwi.kit.edu/Seminare
Seminar Papers of 8–10 pages are to be handed in.
For bachelor students grades will be based on the quality of presentations in the seminar (50%) and the seminar paper (50%).
For Master students, grades will be based on the quality of presentations in the seminar (40%) and the seminar paper (40%). Additionally Master students will have to hand in two abstracts with their paper – one with a maximum length of 100 words and one with a maximum length of 150 words. The quality of abstracts will reflect with 20% in the final grade.
Students can improve their grades by 0.3 for good and constructive discussion contributions or by 0.7 for excellent and constructive discussion contributions.
Recommendation: Knowledge in the field of experimental economic research or behavioral economics as well as in the field of microeconomics and game theory may be helpful.