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2019 Symposium on Economic Experiments in Developing Countries

Conference   |   May 30 2019 - May 31 2019   09:00 - 17:00

DIL Open House 2014. Credit: CEGA

The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) and the Experimental Social Science Laboratory (Xlab) are excited to host the 2019 Symposium on Economic Experiments in Developing Countries (SEEDEC) at the Spieker Forum in Chou Hall, UC Berkeley on Thursday, May 30th and Friday, May 31st. SEEDEC, now in its eighth year, brings together a community of scholars who employ laboratory experimental economics methods for research in developing countries. Learn about past events here.

This year’s Symposium will feature keynote addresses by Stefano DellaVigna (UC Berkeley) and Pam Jakiela (University of Maryland).

Call for Papers (closed)

Note that the Call for Papers is now closed. Successful applicants will be notified by April 5th, 2019.

Travel and Accommodation

Participants are expected to cover their own travel and accommodation. Visit this link for a list of accommodations close to campus. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on both days.


This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP below to attend.



Please contact Aleks Bogdanoski ( with questions about this Call for Papers.

Date & Time

May 30 2019 - May 31 2019
09:00 - 17:00

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Get to know the speakers

Stefano DellaVingna
Keynote , Daniel E. Koshland, Sr. Distinguished Professor of Economics and Professor of Business Administration, UC Berkeley
Pam Jakiela
Keynote , Associate Professor, University of Maryland / Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

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Founded in 2004, the Xlab - more formally, the Experimental Social Science Laboratory - is a laboratory for conducting experiment-based investigations of issues of interest to social scientists.

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