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Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Jan 11, 2013 03:18 PM CST

Tonight I had dinner with Dr. Maurice Doyon of Laval University in Quebec City. Dr. Doyon and I are speaking together as part of the Farm Credit Canada learning tour. He was speaking on the Canadian economy and I was talking about farmland prices across southern Ontario. I asked him what his specialty was in the field of economics and one thing he told me was "experimental economics".

Well, as you might imagine, I don't know what experimental economics is. Let's just say "experimental economics" is the application of experimental methods to study economic questions. I will let you look ...

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