Experimental and Behavioral Economics

Instructor: 
Guest Instructor: 
Dietmar Fehr
Time I: 
Monday,
02:00pm to 04:00pm
Venue I: 
TU Berlin, Straße des 17. Juni 136, Room MA 043
Description: 

Students are introduced to the methods of economic experiments. They will receive an overview of the field with a focus on more recent reseach topics. Among the topics covered in the course are endowment effects, mental accounting, inattention/salience/shrouding, status-quo bias and defaults, charitable giving, intention-based fairness, level-k reasoning and Quantal Response Equilibrium.

Exam:
Participants have to give a short presentation and pass a final exam.

Credits: 
6.00
Semester: 
Spring 2012
Affiliation: 
Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung