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PSYC 4432 Seminar on Choice, Decision, and Behavioral Economics (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course will focus on research on individual choice and decision making. The topics include prisoner's dilemma, delay discounting, optimal choice, risky choice, gambling, risk aversion, and related issues. Readings are drawn from psychology, economics, and behavioral economics. Course requirements include 6 short reactions papers on course readings, occasional seminar presentations, active participation in class discussion, and a term project.


Instructor(s): Gene Heyman

Prerequisites: An introductory and second level course in psychology or economics or permission of instructor.

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Last Updated: 25-Feb-14