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Behavioral economics, when psychology and economics collide

Label
Behavioral economics, when psychology and economics collide
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Main title
Behavioral economics
Medium
videorecording
Oclc number
867731497
Runtime
720
Series statement
The great courses, Business & economics, economics
Sub title
when psychology and economics collide
Summary
"This course will provide a systematic introduction to the rapidly changing field of behavioral economics. It will consider how behavioral economics adopts traits from its parent disciplines of economics and psychology but combines them into a new approach for studying decision making."--page 1 of course guidebook
Table Of Contents
Disc 1: 1. What is a good decision? -- 2. The rise of Behavioral economics -- 3. Reference dependence: it's all relative -- 4. Reference dependence: economic implications -- 5. Range effects: changing the scale -- 6. Probability weighting -- disc 2: 7. Risk: the known unknowns -- 8. Ambiguity: the unknown unknowns -- 9. Temporal discounting: now or later? -- 10. Comparison: apples and oranges -- 11. Bounded rationality: knowing your limits -- 12. Heuristics and biases -- disc 3: 13. Randomness and patterns -- 14. How much evidence do we need? -- 15. The value of experience -- 16. Medical decision making -- 17. Social decision: competition and coordination -- 18. Group decision making: the Vox Populi -- disc 4: 19. Giving and helping: why altruism? -- 20. Cooperation by individuals and in societies -- 21. When incentives backfire -- 22. Precommitment: setting rationality aside -- 23. Framing: moving to a different perspective -- 24. Interventions, nudges, and decisions.
Technique
live action
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