API-305: Behavioral Economics, Law and Public Policy

Semester: Spring

Credit: 1.0

Faculty: Cass Sunstein


Day Time Location
First Day 1/28
Meet Day T 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM HLS WASS 4059


This seminar will explore a series of issues at the intersection of behavioral economics and public policy. Potential questions will involve climate change; energy efficiency; health care; and basic rights. There will be some discussion of paternalism and the implications of neuroscience as well.


Instructor permission is required. Please send a statement of interest and your resume by January 15 to Kevin Doyle at ( kdoyle@law.harvard.edu ).  Also offered by the Law School as 2589 and the Economics Department as Ec 2050.