Behavioral Economics, Law and Public Policy

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Spring 2014 Seminar
Meets: T 1:00pm - 3:00pm in WCC Room 4059
2 classroom credits

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.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission is required. Please send a statement of interest and your resume to Kevin Doyle at (kdoyle@law.harvard.edu) by October 18, 2013.

Note: This course is jointly-listed with HKS as API-305 and FAS as Econ 2050.

Subject Areas: Disciplinary Perspectives & Law .