The Centre for Experimental Social Science (CESS) is dedicated to all areas of experimental social science research. With centres located in Oxford (UK), Santiago (Chile) and Pune (India), CESS has an international reputation for the promotion and facilitation of laboratory, online and in the field experiments across all areas of the social sciences.

CESS News

Vacancy: Lab Management Services at CESS China

The Centre for Experimental Social Sciences (CESS) China seeks an individual to provide Lab Management services for the operations of the CESS China laboratory at Nankai University, Tianjin China.

CESS Partners with Chile Transparente

On March 28th, Nuffield CESS joined forces with CESS Santiago, USACH, and Chile Transparente. This new collaboration will enable researchers to conduct a number of online and field experiments in Chile, studying the effectiveness of different forms of accountability on reducing electoral manipulation and overall corruption.

Is Economic Policy Uncertainty ‘Presidential’?

New research by Rodrigo Caputo and Raymond Duch, of the Nuffield Centre for Experimental Social Sciences at the University of Oxford, examines how public opinion of presidential economic policy management is related to consumer sentiment.

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Upcoming Events

Workshop

oTree Workshop

oTree Workshop

Wed, 9th Oct 2019

oTree is a framework to run experiments both online and in the lab. The workshop is aimed at participants with no prior knowledge of oTree. After the workshop participants will be able to create single and multi-player experiments.

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Seminar

Jeff Gill

Jeff Gill

American University

Thu, 17th Oct 2019

15:30 - 16:30

Models for Identifying Substantive Clusters and Fitted Subclusters in Social Science Data

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Seminar

Laura Gee

Laura Gee

Tufts University

Mon, 11th Nov 2019

15:30 - 16:30

The Effect of Observation and Deception in Field Experiments: Evidence from a Two-sided Audit Study

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Location

CESS Lab

3 George Street Mews, Oxford, OX1 2AA.