API-305: Behavioral Economics, Law and Public Policy

Semester: Spring

Credit: 4.0

Faculty: Cass Sunstein


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Term Start Date 1/23
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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. Permission of the instructor is required. To apply, please send a statement of interest and your resume to Ashley Nahlen anahlen@law.harvard.edu.

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