- Code ECON2013
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Economics
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Economics
- Areas of interest Psychology, Economics, Management
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Ralf Steinhauser
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2020
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All activities that form part of this course will be delivered remotely
This course aims to teach students some techniques of behavioural economics, classical economics, and compare the two approaches. It focuses on the principles and basic models of decision-making used by both streams of economists, as well as their consequences.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On satisfying the requirements for this course, students should have the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand how behavioural economists think and approach economic questions.
- Fully understand and be able to clearly express the advantages, disadvantages, criticisms and limitations of Behavioural Economics.
- Understand the tools taught in class and be able to recognise their application to the analysis of real world situations.
- Understand aspects of decision-making under uncertainty and solve simple analytical problems.
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There will be a number of problem sets, and a final exam.
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WorkloadStudents taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours a week including but not limited to: 2 one-hour lectures and 1 one-hour tutorial.
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