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ADEC 3210 Behavioral Economics (Fall: 3 )

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. Course explores impact of the current economic crisis, competition, procrastination, certainty/uncertainty, fairness, investments, emerging technologies, career flexibility, and divorce to explain outcomes and performance.


Prerequisites: Principles of Economics.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17