Experimental and Behavioral Economics

What you will learn

At the end of this course, students should become familiar with the most important contributions to experimental and behavioral economics, to critically assess the importance of these findings for the understanding of economic behavior and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of applying experimental and behavioral methods in research, and demonstrate understanding and apply basic principles of experimental design, conduct and analysis.

Program overview

This course aims to introduce experimental and behavioral economics and its various applications in economics, psychology and business. Students are expected to write group research proposals, present these proposals on the last day of class and submit them two weeks after the class has ended. To provide students with first-hand experience on how experiments are conducted, we will be conducting experiments in the classroom. Students are required to have intermediate microeconomics and basic game theory background.

Meet your instructor

Anna Abatayo


Are there prerequisites?

  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Game Theory

Where was this class taught?

American University in Central Asia (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan).

When was this class taught?

Fall 2016.