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Behavioural Economics - ECON5008

Year - 2020

This unit builds on prior studies of microeconomics by introducing key concepts in Behavioural Economics. The implications of these departures from neoclassical economics will be explored for a range of topics, which may include financial decision-making, wage and incentive contracts, public policy, and charitable giving.

1x3hr seminar/week

1x2500wd Assignment (50%), 1x10mins In class presentation (20%), 1x1.5hr Mid semester test (30%)


(ECON5001 or ECON5040) and (ECMT5001 or QBUS5001)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Intensive September

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Economics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 11 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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