Downe House Global Academy

Behavioural Economics


Description
A nudge in the right direction.....

This course aims to explore one of the most progressive and dynamic aspects of public policy
– behavioural economics. Blending economics with psychology and sociology, behavioural
economic analyses how different economic agents react to optimise their happiness, wealth and
living standards.
Content
  • Course Summary
  • WEEK 1
  • Lesson 1
  • WEEK 2
  • Lesson 2 Introduction to Rationality
  • WEEK 3
  • Lesson 3
  • WEEK 4
  • Lesson 4 Behavioural Biases
  • Homework 1
  • WEEK 5
  • Lesson 5 Nudges
  • WEEK 6
  • Lesson 6 EAST
  • Homework 2
  • WEEK 7
  • Lesson 7 Nudge Example - Obesity
  • WEEK 8
  • Lesson 8 - Nobel Prize Economists
  • Final Homework
  • WEEK 9
  • Lesson 9 - Final Presentations
  • WEEK 10
  • Lesson 10
  • End of Course Evaluation - Behavioural Economics
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed