• 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
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2022
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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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of how behavioural economists think and approach economic questions;
  2. clearly express the advantages, disadvantages, criticisms and limitations of Behavioural Economics.
  3. demonstrate an understanding of the tools taught in class and be able to recognise their application to the analysis of real world situations;
  4. demonstrate an understanding of aspects of decision-making and solve simple analytical problems.

Indicative Assessment

  1. 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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Workload

130 hours in total over the semester consisting of lectures, tutorials and private study time.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed 24 units of any courses.

Prescribed Texts

See Class Summary

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
34
Unit value:
6 units

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7431 25 Jul 2022 01 Aug 2022 31 Aug 2022 28 Oct 2022 In Person N/A

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