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Cass Sunstein

Robert Walmsley University Professor, HLS


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.


Also offered by the Law School as 2589 and the Economics Department as Ec 2050. Please note, this is a jointly offered course hosted by another Harvard school and, accordingly, students must adhere to the academic and attendance policies of that school. Instructor permission is required. Please send a statement of interest and your CV/resume to Brenda Bee (