Heinemann, Frank; Noussair, Charles
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to introduce the upcoming symposium on experimental macroeconomics in the November issue. Design/methodology/approach: Experimental, survey of articles in the symposium. Findings: The paper describes how experiments can be used in macroeconomics. Originality/value: The paper discusses the rationale for using behavioral experiments in macroeconomics, and summarizes the papers in the symposium.