Welcome to the WESSI Web page !

Here you can find out information about the lectures, readings, the schedule, and your fellow participants.

          Lecturers
         Topics and Instructors

Dana Burde, Steinhardt School, NYU

Juan-Camilo Cardenas, Universidad de los Andes

Johannes Haushofer, Princeton University

Macartan Humphreys, Columbia University

Amaney Jamal, Princeton University

Peter Martinsson, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Tarek Masoud, Kennedy School, Harvard

Rebecca Morton, NYU and NYU Abu Dhabi

Nikos Nikiforakis, NYU Abu Dhabi

Dustin Tingley, Harvard University

Peter van der Windt, NYU Abu Dhabi




Jan. 7th: Rebecca Morton, Nikos Nikiforakis
Introduction to Experimentation, laboratory experiments
Discussion of Visit to Lab and the Nature of Lab Experiments.
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Jan. 8th: Johannes Haushofer
Biological Experiments.
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Jan. 10th: Rebecca Morton
Lecture on relationship between theory & experiments.
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Jan. 11th, 12th: Macartan Humphreys
Lecture on causality, potential outcomes, randomization strategies and designs (cluster; factorial, etc.).

Lecture on Design Based Inference.
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Jan. 13th: Peter van der Windt
Lecture on design and implementation in the field, strategies, partnerships, and ethics.
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Jan. 14th, 15th: Dustin Tingley
Lecture on Causal Mechanisms and Frontiers in the Design and Analysis of Experiments.

Lecture on Machine Learning Tools for Experimentalists.
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Jan. 17th: Peter Martinsson
Lab in the field.
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Jan. 18th, 19th: Juan Camilo Cardenas
Lab in the field.
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Jan. 20th, 21st: Amaney Jamal & Tarek Masoud
Experiments in the Middle East
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Jan. 22nd: Dana Burde
Experiments in the Middle East
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