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z-Tree: Zurich toolbox for ready-made economic experiments


z-Tree (Zurich Toolbox for Ready-made Economic Experiments) is a software for developing and conducting economic experiments. The software is stable and allows programming almost any kind of experiments in a short time. In this article, I present the guiding principles behind the software design, its features, and its limitations.


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Fischbacher, U. z-Tree: Zurich toolbox for ready-made economic experiments. Exp Econ 10, 171–178 (2007).

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