Center for Experimental and Behavioral Social Science at Seoul National University was founded in September, 2014, to understand human behavior and social issues by using experimental research and the logic of social science, and to propose solutions to the problems faced by the Korean society.
The Center’s key research methods are followings.
1) Laboratory experiments to understand the factors that affect human behavior in artificially controlled settings
2) Field experiments conducted in the social and economic environment of the real world
3) Policy experiments to evaluate the effects of government policy or firm behavior on the market and the society.
The Center consists of faculty members and graduate students in Department of Economics, Department of Political Science and International Relations, and Department of Communications in Seoul National University, and prominent scholars around the world conducting experimental research.