Welcome to the Social Science Experimental Laboratory (SSEL) at Caltech!

The SSEL lab is dedicated to research in experimental economics, finance, decision making, and political science, including experiments on game theory, market and auction design, voting, network formation, and other social phenomena.

To participate in an SSEL experiment:

  1. Register online (if not already registered).
  2. Check the Calendar for experiments or wait for email notifications.
  3. Attend the experiment in room 5 (basement) of Baxter Hall.
  4. Profit!

To use SSEL for your experiment:

Please follow the steps under Policies & Guidelines.

To Contact SSEL:

Contact Us:
Phone: 626-395-8088
E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Room #5, Baxter Bldg, HSS
Mail Code 228-77, Caltech
Pasadena, California 91125