First Edition of Laboratory Experimentation in Economics: Six Points of View; Inscribed by Nobel Prize-winning economists Alvin E. Roth and Vernon L. Smith
Laboratory Experimentation in Economics: Six Points of View.
Roth, Alvin E.; Reinhard Selten; Marc Knez; Vernon L. Smith; Charles R. Plott, et al. Edited by Alvin E. Roth.$375.00
Item Number: 95166
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.
First edition of this collection of papers on testing economic propositions in laboratory experiments. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Alvin E. Roth on the front free endpaper, “For James, Alvin E. Roth” and Vernon L. Smith on the title page, “For James Vernon L. Smith Oct 8, 2015.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Ken Vail.
The papers in the present volume explore the way in which laboratory experimentation can contribute substantially to the understanding of economic behavior. The book distills the main lessons from accumulated experience in experimental work, bringing together the viewpoints of the discipline's major contributors.