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Introduction to Behavioral Economics

Behavioral economics is a new, and quickly growing field that attempts to provide a more realistic understanding of judgment and decision making in an economic context. In this course, we will discuss the short-comings of the standard economic model, and how these short-comings can be replaced with more plausible assumptions about decision making. We will apply these principles in the areas of labor markets and firm organization, financial markets, and public policy.

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2015 Fall

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 5777 TuTh 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM Carr,Michael D M01-0418 More Info