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A Field Test of StorableVotes in Large Elections: Student Elections on the Columbia Campus

Alessandra Casella

in Storable Votes: Protecting the Minority Voice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195309096
eISBN:
9780199918171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309096.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 6 of Part I described a field quasi-experiment—a survey matched to actual observed behavior—run during university student elections at Columbia University. This chapter presents testing of ... More


Killer Corn: Monarch Butterfly Exterminators?

C. Neal Stewart

in Genetically Modified Planet: Environmental Impacts of Genetically Engineered Plants

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195157451
eISBN:
9780199790388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157451.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biotechnology

A study published in 1999 by a group of Cornell University researchers caused controversy by purporting that transgenic insect-resistant corn expressing a Bt endotoxin gene was risky for monarch ... More


Measuring Discrimination

Devah Pager

in Discrimination in an Unequal World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199732166
eISBN:
9780199866144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732166.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter talks about the dominant methods that have been used to study discrimination in the United States, including studies of perceptions, attitude surveys, statistical analyses, laboratory ... More


The Promise and Success of Lab–Field Generalizability in Experimental Economics: A Critical Reply to Levitt and List

Colin F. Camerer

in Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195328325
eISBN:
9780190202187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328325.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter addresses the Levitt and List criticism that lab experimental findings may not generalize to field settings. It has three main points. First, special concern about generalizability of ... More


Field Experiments, Introductions, and Experimental Evolution: A Review and Practical Guide

Duncan J. Irschick and David Reznick

in Experimental Evolution: Concepts, Methods, and Applications of Selection Experiments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247666
eISBN:
9780520944473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247666.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the role of field experiments in experimental evolution. Field experiments come in different forms, but the most widely discussed method in the context of evolution is field ... More


Ultraviolet Radiation

Andrew R. Blaustein and Lisa K. Belden

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Global climate changes, including changes in atmospheric conditions, may be contributing to amphibian population declines. Studies of amphibians and ultraviolet radiation have concentrated on ... More


Experiments in primatology: from the lab to the field and back again

Charles H. Janson and Sarah F. Brosnan

in Primate Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199659449
eISBN:
9780191774775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659449.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses how studies of field and captive (both laboratory and free-ranging captive) populations can provide complementary insights into the function and mechanisms of primate ... More


The Lab and the Field: Empirical and Experimental Economics

David Reiley

in Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195328325
eISBN:
9780190202187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328325.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter comments on two articles, by Kagel and by Harrison, Lau, and Rutstrom. These articles emphasize “control” as one of the most important aspects of experimental economics. By contrast, the ... More


Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to the Evolution of Altruism and the Levels of Selection

Benjamin Kerr

in Experimental Evolution: Concepts, Methods, and Applications of Selection Experiments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247666
eISBN:
9780520944473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247666.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter reviews some of the theoretical approaches to the study of altruism in an attempt to clarify some basic concepts, focusing on the models and statistical tools that have appeared in the ... More


Lessons from Europe

K. Henle

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Amphibians and reptiles are coming to be regarded in Europe as indicator groups for a general decline in species diversity. The decline of these groups has been well documented in Europe and on other ... More


The External Validity of Laboratory Experiments: The Misleading Emphasis on Quantitative Effects

Judd B. Kessler and Lise Vesterlund

in Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195328325
eISBN:
9780190202187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328325.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter comments on the papers of Levitt and List and of Camerer. It explains why for most laboratory studies it is only relevant whether the qualitative or directional results of the study are ... More


The Hammer and the Screwdriver

Gary Charness

in Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195328325
eISBN:
9780190202187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328325.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter considers the current debate about the value of field experiments compared to the value of laboratory experiments. It suggests that what is needed in approaching experimental economics ... More


The Space Inside

Reza Shadmehr and Sandro Mussa-Ivaldi

in Biological Learning and Control: How the Brain Builds Representations, Predicts Events, and Makes Decisions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016964
eISBN:
9780262301282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016964.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter describes how the brain forms maps of the body in relation to the internal world. It illustrates that arm movements cannot be controlled by some linear feedback mechanism. It shifts the ... More


Using Behavioral Economic Field Experiments at a Firm: The Context and Design of the Truckers and Turnover Project

Stephen V. Burks, Jeffrey Carpenter, Lorenz Götte, Kristen Monaco, Kay Porter, and Aldo Rustichini

in The Analysis of Firms and Employees: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226042879
eISBN:
9780226042893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042893.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The Truckers and Turnover Project is a statistical case study of a single large trucking firm and its driver employees. The cooperating firm operates in the largest segment of the for-hire trucking ... More


Predictions and tests of ecological speciation

Patrik Nosil

in Ecological Speciation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199587100
eISBN:
9780191810107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587100.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter reviews five classes of approaches for testing ecological speciation. The explicit predictions, associated with each approach, allow ecological speciation to be distinguished from ... More


Measuring the Effects of Advertising: The Digital Frontier

Randall Lewis, Justin M. Rao, and David H. Reiley

in Economic Analysis of the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226206844
eISBN:
9780226206981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226206981.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Online advertising offers unprecedented opportunities for measurement. A host of new metrics, clicks being the leading example, have become widespread in advertising science. New data and ... More


Laboratory Experiments: Professionals Versus Students

Guillaume R. Fréchette

in Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195328325
eISBN:
9780190202187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328325.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter establishes what is known about the impact of subjects typically used in experimental economics by reviewing prior studies that have used both the standard subject pool and an unusual ... More


Can the Job Market for Economists be Improved?

Sarbartha Bandyopadhyay, Fedor Iskhakov, Terence Johnson, Soohyung Lee, David Mcarthur, John Rust, Joel Watson, and John Watson

in The Handbook of Market Design

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199570515
eISBN:
9780191765957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570515.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter describes the operation of the job market for PhD economists and an effort to improve the market's operation via the creation of the non-profit organization EconJobMarket.org (EJM), an ... More


The Confederacy of Heterogeneous Software Organizations and Heterogeneous Developers: Field Experimental Evidence on Sorting and Worker Effort

Kevin J. Boudreau and Karim R. Lakhani

in The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity Revisited

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226473031
eISBN:
9780226473062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473062.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reports on an actual field experiment that tests for the influence of “sorting” on innovator effort. The focus is on the potential heterogeneity among innovators and whether they prefer ... More


Direct Measurements of the Functional Response

Roger Arditi and Lev R. Ginzburg

in How Species Interact: Altering the Standard View on Trophic Ecology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199913831
eISBN:
9780190267902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199913831.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter studies the methods of direct measurements of prey captures, either in the laboratory or in the field. It reviews experimental or observational studies that lead to direct quantitative ... More


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