Preferences, Personality and Moral Behavior: Experiments and Representative Samples

ECS554 Preferences, Personality and Moral Behavior: Experiments and Representative Samples

  • Topics

    Topics

    The course presents advanced topics in behavioral economics, special focus on determinants and consequences of preferences and personality, and recent studies on morality

  • Learning outcome

    Learning outcome

    The goal of the course is

    • to make students familiar with advanced topics in behavioral economics, with special focus on determinants and consequences of preferences and personality, and recent studies on morality.
    • to enable students to handle complex academic issues and challenge established knowledge and practice in the field.
    • to enable students to communicate research and development work in front of a peer audience and to participate in debates in the field.

  • Teaching

    Teaching

    It will consist of ten lectures over four days. The students will also be given the opportunity to present their own research.

  • Assessment

    Assessment

    Approved term paper (maximum 15 pages) on a relevant topic.

  • Grading Scale

    Grading Scale

    Pass/Fail

  • Computer tools

    Computer tools

    Homepage:

    The Choice Lab will create a page for this course.

  • Semester

    Semester

    Intensive PhD course October, 10-13, 2016

  • Literature

    Literature

    TBA

Overview

ECTS Credits
5
Teaching language
English
Semester
Autumn

Course responsible

Kursansvarlig: Bertil Tungodden

Lecturer: Armin Falk, University of Bonn