Call for Papers: The 7th Xiamen University International

Workshop on Experimental Economics


December 14-16, 2018

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 Seventh 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:


Manel Baucells (University of Virginia)

Ed Hopkins (University of Edinburgh)

James Murphy (University of Alaska)

Georg Weizsäcker (Humboldt University of Berlin)

John Wooders (NYU Abu Dhabi and University of Technology Sydney)



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 above. 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 28, 2018. Decisions of acceptance will be announced by November 4, 2018.


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 includes lunches and dinner banquets for both days of the conference, and all coffee break refreshments. The registration deadline is November 18, 2018. 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 has not received his or her Ph.D. prior to January 2018. 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 25, 2018.



Please contact Ms. Chenxi Huang at all inquiries regarding the conference. To facilitate the process of these inquiries, please specify “Academic issues” or “Logistic issues” in the e-mail subject line.

The 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.

Xiamen is 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 (PianoIsland) 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 Xiamen University 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)

Zhi Li (WISE & SOE, Xiamen University)

Yun Wang (WISE, Xiamen University)

Maoliang Ye (WISE & SOE, Xiamen University)