John A. List, Department Chair and the Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, receives the Hartsook Growing Philanthropy Award for his pioneering work using field experiments to understand the science of charitable giving.
Recent years have seen an enormous increase and interest in academic research using experimental methods in the field to address questions across a broad range of topics in economics. Moreover, businesses and governments across many countries around the world are starting to appreciate the power that field experiments can have on the design of products, services, and policies. The Advances with Field Experiments 2017 conference, September 14-15 at the University of Chicago, will gather a group of academics to present the best and most innovative new work using field experiments to address economic questions. Organizers: John List, University of Chicago and Robert Metcalfe, Boston University.