Behavioral Economics

ECONOMICS 305

Behavioral economics incorporates insights from psychology into economics, with the goal of increasing the realism and accuracy of the standard economic models. Topics discussed include: risk and uncertainty, reference-dependent preferences, time discounting, time-inconsistent preferences and self control, social preferences, and mental accounting. The class will introduce experimental methods in economics. Prerequisite: Econ 1011.
Course Attributes: EN S; BU BA; AS SSC

Section 21

Behavioral Economics
INSTRUCTOR: Auffray
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