• Offered by Research School of Economics
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Economics

This course aims to teach students advanced techniques of behavioral economics, classical economics, and compare the two approaches. It focuses on the

This course aims to teach students advanced techniques of behavioral economics, classical economics, and compare the two approaches. It focuses on the principles and 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. Understand how behavioral economists think and approach advanced economic questions.
  2. Fully understand and be able to clearly express the advantages, disadvantages, criticisms and limitations of Behavioral Economics.
  3. Understand the tools taught in class and be able to recognise their application to the analysis of real world situations.
  4. Understand aspects of decision-making under uncertainty and solve analytical problems.

Indicative Assessment

  1. There will be a number of problem sets, and a final exam. (null) [LO null]

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Workload

10 hrs (including 4 average contact hours in teaching weeks)

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have previously completed ECON7073. Incompatible with ECON3180.

Assumed Knowledge

This course assumes a good knowledge of intermediate macroeconomics and more advanced microeconomics. It will also be assumed that students are reasonably familiar with mathematical tools and intermediate statistics. No other prior knowledge will be assumed.

Fees

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

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Student Contribution 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 $4320
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $5700
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 Class Summary
8107 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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