Jun 14, 2021  
Catalogue 2021-2022 
    
Catalogue 2021-2022
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ECON 333 - Behavioral Economics

Semester Offered: Spring
1 unit(s)
A survey of the empirical and experimental evidence that human behavior often deviates from the predictions made by models that assume full rationality. This course combines economics, psychology, and experimental methods to explore impulsivity, impatience, overconfidence, reciprocity, fairness, the enforcement of social norms, the effects of status, addiction, the myopia that people exhibit when having to plan for the future, and other behaviors which deviate from economic rationality. Benjamin Ho.

Prerequisite(s): ECON 201  and ECON 203  or ECON 209 ; or permission of the instructor.

Two 75-minute periods.

Course Format: CLS



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