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The International Spring School in Discrete Choice Experiments and Psychometrics – Theory, Methods and Application is a cross-disciplinary course in economics and psychology for consumer science that implement a learning-by-doing approach.

WHEN AND WHERE: 7-11 May 2018 @ Milan, ITALY

LECTURERS: Vincenzina Caputo (Michigan State University), Marco Perugini (University of Milan-Bicocca) Juliette Richetin (University of Milan-Bicocca)

TARGET AUDIENCE AND BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE SCHOOL

The School is opened to young researchers and PhD students from both economics and psychology and is structured according to the following modules

Module Main Topics
Module #1. – Economics
Choice Experiments
Introduction to Discrete Choice Experiments (DCEs); Theoretical background; Steps to set up a choice experiment study; Empirical models; Advanced topics in DCEs
Economics LAB Choice Experiment dataset; Scripting; Data analysis; Interpretation of CE model estimates
Module #2. – Psychology
Attitudes and Psychometrics
Attitudes & behaviors; Psychometric measurements; Contextual effects; Reproducibility and increased accuracy of scientific findings
Psychology LAB Experimental design; Halo effect; Creating explicit and implicit attitude measures ; Implicit attitude measures data;
Module #3 – Economic & Psychology
Bridging the two Approaches
Differences and touchpoints in economics and psychological theories; How to combine the two approaches
Student presentations
Stand on the shoulders of giants
Students’ case study presentations for lecturers evaluation and feedback

ADMISSION

The enrollment is limited to a maximum of 30 students. Admissions will be based on the evaluation of the students’ curricula that will take into consideration:

  • university diplomas and other academic degrees;
  • other diplomas and specialization certificates;
  • scientific publications

To apply for enrollment, please fill the form at this LINK. In case the link does not work on your browser, please send an e-mail for instruction to the address indicated below.

 FEES AND PAYMENT

Full (application before March 10, 2018) € 1,180.00
Reduced (application before March 10, 2018)* €    980.00
Late payment (application after March 10, 2018) € 1,380.00

The fee includes lunch and coffee breaks, one social dinner and one walking tour in the center of Milan on Saturday, 12 May 2018.

*The reduced fee applies for PhD students, Master’s thesis candidates, participants with a <10,000 EUR per year household income.

General Information

Directors Eugenio Demartini, Prof. Fabio Verneau
Scientific Committee Anna Gaviglio, Alessandro Banterle
Local Committee Elisa De Marchi, Maria Elena Marescotti
General information & Admnistrative Secretary
choicexperimentspsychometrics@gmail.com
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