March 13, 2019

Ginny Choi and Diego Aycinena on Experimental Economics

The Hayek Program Podcast includes audio from lectures, interviews, and discussions of scholars and visitors from the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

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On this episode of the Hayek Program podcast, Hayek Program Senior Fellow Ginny Choi interviews Mercatus PhD alum Diego Aycinena on the use of experimental economics in research. Diego Aycinena discusses his work in the field, elaborates on how he uses social norms to inform his research project, and shows some intriguing results from that project. Later in the conversation, the pair converse about the lessons they learned in graduate school, and Diego Aycinena shares his experience in working with Vernon Smith.