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2015-2016 Catalog

ECON 336 Experimental and Behavioral Economics

This course provides an introduction to the methods and basic results in experimental and behavioral economics. We will study the design and execution of laboratory and field experiments, and the role of experiments in informing economic theory. We will read a broad survey of experimental results, including risk and time preferences, other-regarding preferences, behavior in markets and biases in decision making.


ECON 251