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ECON130 PO - Behavioral Economics

When Offered: Offered alternate years; next offered fall 2018.
Instructor(s): J. Clithero; N. Kodaverdian
Credit: 1

The field of behavioral economics draws on insights from psychology, neuroscience and experimental economics to deepen our understanding of individual and aggregate economic behavior. The course explores experimental evidence of systematic departures in human behavior from the predictions of the standard economic framework and presents models that have been developed to explain these behaviors. Topics include risk and uncertainty, reference dependence, temptation and self-control, fairness, reciprocity and cooperation. Prerequisites: ECON 052 PO ; ECON 057 PO  or PSYC 051 PO .
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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