Call for Papers: The 6th Xiamen University International Workshop on Experimental Economics

December 16-18, 2016
 Xiamen, China

Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) and the MOE Key Laboratory in Econometrics at Xiamen University


We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Sixth International Workshop on Experimental Economics at Xiamen University. We welcome submissions incorporating or analyzing controlled experiments using human subjects in studies of decision theory, game theory, development economics, environmental and resource economics, policy analysis, management science, marketing, political science, or finance. We encourage submissionsrelated to all topics in the field of behavioral and experimental economics.


It is our honor to have the following distinguished keynote speakers this year:


Christopher Anderson (University of Washington)

Timothy Cason (Purdue University)

Dirk Engelmann (Humboldt University)

Joel Sobel (University of California, San Diego)




Researchers who would like to present their work at the conference are invited to submit a short abstract (not exceeding 250 words, including title and co-authors) at the 'Submission' page of the conference website. Please note that all submissions should be in English; however, conditional on sufficient interest, we will offer sessions where presentations will be in Chinese. Please indicate so in your submission, if you prefer to present in Chinese.  Each participant will be limited to presenting one paper. The submission deadline is October 24, 2016. Decisions of acceptance will be announced by November 4th, 2016.


The registration fee for general faculty/professionals is 100 USD (or 600 CNY). The registration fee for students is 20 USD (or 120 CNY). The registration fee can only be paid on site. We accept payment by cash or card. The registration fee includes lunches and dinner banquets for both days of the conference, and all coffee break refreshments. The registration deadline is November 18, 2016. Researchers may register at the 'Registration' page of the conference website.




The WISE Outstanding Experimental Economics Paper Award will be given to the most outstanding paper presented at this conference by a researcher who will have not received his or her Ph.D. prior to 2016. If you wish to be considered for this award, please submit by email a copy in English (PDF format) of the paper you will present to by November 30, 2016.




Academic inquiries about the conference should be directed to Yun Wang or Brett Graham ( For logistic affairs, please contact Ms. Huang (

The annual International Workshop on Experimental Economics is one component of the effort by WISE to establish a leading research center in Experimental Economics and Finance. The Finance and Economics Experimental Lab (FEEL) at WISE commenced operations in the fall of 2010. Please visit the Lab’s website ( for more information. This state of the art facility is part of the Ministry of Education Key Laboratory in Econometrics awarded to WISE in 2010. This is the first Ministry Key Lab established in the social sciences.

Xiamenis located in southeast China and has convenient direct flights to many major cities in Asia. It is famous for its resort like atmosphere and has a reputation as the cleanest and most livable Chinese city. Interesting places near Xiamen include the UNESCO World Heritage Hakka Earth Buildings, Gulangyu (Piano Island) and Wuyi Mountain.

Established in 2005, the Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) is a recent effort of the Ministry of Education of China and XiamenUniversity to build a first class research institute and facilitate domestic and international research and academic exchanges. For more information about WISE, please visit




Xiqian Cai (WISE & SOE, Xiamen University)

Sen Geng (WISE, Xiamen University)

Brett Graham (WISE, Xiamen University)

Mengling Li (WISE & SOE, Xiamen University)

Zhi Li (WISE & SOE, Xiamen University)

Yun Wang (WISE, Xiamen University)

Maoliang Ye (WISE & SOE, Xiamen University)

Menghan Xu (WISE & SOE, Xiamen University)

Jaehong Kim (WISE & SOE, Xiamen University)

Hsueh Jerry (WISE & SOE, Xiamen University)