ECON3030: Behavioural Economics

Term 2


The module aims at first identifying empirically important departures from standard economic models, using alternative psychology-motivated assumptions to develop tractable models, and understanding better human behaviour.

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Assessment: 20 hours of lectures and 4 compulsory tutorial classes with accompanying coursework. There will be a 2-hour unseen written examination in Term 3.
Suitable for:
BSc (Econ) Economics, L101: BSc (Econ) Economics with a Year Abroad, LL17: BSc Economics and Geography, VL51: BA Philosophy and Economics) Final Year students.
Prerequisites: ECON2001: Microeconomics. It is recommended also to take ECON3014: Game Theory.
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