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ADEC 2210 Behavioral Economics: an Emerging Perspective (Fall: 4 )

Course Description

Why do people often behave in ways that are clearly not in their best interest? Integrating an understanding of human behavior into the more traditional economic models offers a fuller explanation of how behavior influences seemingly rational choices and suggests ways to optimize decision-making. This course explores the impact of the current economic crisis, competition, procrastination, certainty/uncertainty, investments, emerging technologies, career flexibility, obesity and divorce to explain outcomes and performance.


Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 28-Jul-17