- 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
- Prof Simon Grant
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2022
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This course involves on campus teaching. For students unable to come to campus there will be a remote option. See the Class Summary for more details.
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:
- demonstrate an understanding of how behavioural economists think and approach economic questions;
- clearly express the advantages, disadvantages, criticisms and limitations of Behavioural Economics.
- demonstrate an understanding of the tools taught in class and be able to recognise their application to the analysis of real world situations;
- demonstrate an understanding of aspects of decision-making and solve simple analytical problems.
- Assessment will consist of a Final Exam, mid-semester exam(s), quizzes, assignments, problem sets or some combination thereof. See the Class Summary for details. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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130 hours in total over the semester consisting of lectures, tutorials and private study time.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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