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.

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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.

Professor Raymond Duch opens LAWEBESS 2018

Professor Raymond Duch presents the paper Once a Liar Always a Liar? at the Second Latin-American Workshop on Experimental and Behavioural Social Sciences (LAWEBESS) conference hosted by the Santiago Centre for Experimental Social Sciences (CESS), Universidad de Santiago de Chile.

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Upcoming Events

Conference

2019 Oxford-USACH Conference on Corruption and Electoral Manipulation

2019 Oxford-USACH Conference on Corruption and Electoral Manipulation

Wed, 24th Jul 2019

The Centre for Experimental Social Sciences (CESS) at Universidad de Santiago de Chile (USACH), together with the Nuffield Centre for Experimental Social Sciences at the University of Oxford, are pleased to announce the First Conference on Corruption and Electoral Manipulation at University of Santiago in, Chile. The conference will take place on Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 in Santiago, Chile.

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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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Colloquium

Florian S. Schaffner

Florian S. Schaffner

University of Oxford

Wed, 20th Nov 2019

13:30 - 14:30

Affective Computing and Experimental Political Science

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Location

CESS Lab

3 George Street Mews, Oxford, OX1 2AA.