- Module code: EC989
- Module name: Behavioural Economics
- Department: Economics
- Credit: 15, 18
Module content and teaching
To broaden students' knowledge of how psychological and experimental findings influence economic modelling, especially in relation to preferences and judgement in situations involving risk and time. To broaden students' knowledge of the way models and theories are empirically or experimentally tested.
Principal learning outcomes
By the end of the module the student should have the theoretical and empirical tools and knowledge to analyse the problems and particularities related to individual Behaviour and Economic Choices that cannot be explained by the standard Economic rational agent-based theory.
Timetabled teaching activities
18 Lecture hours and 4 Support and Feedback classes.
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|15 CATS (Module code: EC989-15)|
|A (Assessed work only)||4000 word essay||100%|
|18 CATS (Module code: EC989-18)|
|B (Examination only)||2 hour examination (May)||100%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- Postgraduate Taught Behavioural and Economic Science (Science Track) (C8P7) - Year 1
- Postgraduate Taught Finance and Economics (LN1J) - Year 2