Course Descriptions

HS 533F — Behavioral Economics for Social Policy

Meets for one-half semester and yields half-course credit.

Provides an introduction to behavioral economics for doctoral students. This is an important emerging field of economics which applies insights from psychology to understand economic behavior and design policies accordingly. The course will explain the key concepts, illustrate their application to social policy, and discuss their implications and usefulness. Usually offered every year.
Dominic Hodgkin