• 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 Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Prof Ralf Steinhauser
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2019
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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

 

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.


Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

There will be a number of problem sets, and a final exam.

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Workload

Students 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.

Requisite and Incompatibility

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

Majors

Minors

Fees

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

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and 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). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4140
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $5460
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
7660 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person

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