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MPPA 430-DL : Behavioral Economics


Description

Why do people not recycle, even when offered monetary incentives? Why has the 'War on Drugs' failed? Why don't people enroll in 401(k) savings plans? Why is the market for knock-off brand-name goods and pirated DVDs/software so large? This class will use behavioral economics to investigate questions related to policy formulation, implementation, framing and failure. With readings from current experts in the field including Ariely, Thaler, Kahneman and Frank, this class will discuss both behavioral economic theory and its application in policy areas such as immigration, the environment, health care, international relations and (of course) the national economy. Counts toward all specializations.


Summer 2023
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
06/20/23 - 08/26/23Sync Session Tu
7 – 9:30 p.m. 55
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Fontes, Angela
Online
Open
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