Workshop on Virtual Reality Experiments in Economics

On Thursday, 28 September 2017, RWTH Aachen University organize a workshop on „VR Experiments in Economics“.

The aim of the workshop is to bring together some of the people who already conducted or currently plan to conduct VR experiments, and discuss the potential of VR for behavioral research.

The Workshop Schedule

Time Speakers Title of the Presentation
10:45 – 11:00 Thomas Kittsteiner, RWTH Aachen University Welcome
11:00 – 11:45 Alessandro Innocenti, University of Siena Virtual Reality Experiments in Economics, paper
11:45 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:00 Özgür Gürerk, RWTH Aachen University Understanding the Behavioral Drivers of Execution Failures in Retail Supply Chains: An Experimental Study Using Virtual Reality, paper
14:00 – 14:30 Christine Harbring, RWTH Aachen University Competing on the Holodeck – On the effect of virtual peers and heterogeneity in dynamic tournaments
14:30 – 14:45 Coffee Break
14:45 – 15:15 Jantsje Mol,
VU Amsterdam
Alone in the world: cheating in the presence of a virtual bystander
15:15 – 15:45 Alina Kasulke / Özgür Gürerk, RWTH Aachen University Does Virtual Reality Increase Charitable Giving? An Experimental Study
15:45 – 16:15 Transfer to the VR Lab
16:15 – 18:15 Visiting the VR Lab & experiencing Virtual Reality
18:30 – 21:00 Dinner

Workshop participants who do not present: Eline van der Heijden, Jan Potters, Manwei Liu, and Wanqing Zhang (all Tilburg University), Christian Grund (RWTH Aachen University)

Download the VR Workshop Schedule.

For inquiries, please contact Özgür Gürerk (ozgur.gurerk AT


Workshop Website