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PSYCHOLOGY AND ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - Utrecht University - 'Utrecht Univ.'
UC Course SubjectEconomics
Number & Suffix: 123
Full UC Title: PSYCHOLOGY AND ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR 
Transcript Title: PSY & ECON BEHAVIOR 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course offers a study of psychology and economic behavior by integrating psychological insights into economic models of behavior. The course reviews the limitations of standard economic models, and surveys the ways in which psychological experiments have been used to learn about preferences, cognition, and behavior. The course explores topics including emotion, unconscious processes, non-monetary rewards, social influence, bounded rationality, over-confidence, and altruism. The course discusses economic concepts such as rational choice and utility maximization in light of these phenomena. This course in psychology and economics behavior provides an introduction to the theory and practice of experimental economics. The course consists of weekly lectures and tutorials. At tutorials students apply psychological theory to economic problems, design an experiment, analyze results, and report the research. The course requires that students have completed the Introduction to the Social Sciences course, or an equivalent, as a prerequisite. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: PSYCHOLOGY AND ECONOMIC BEHAVIOUR 
Partner University Department: Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance 
Partner University Course Number: ECB2PEB