Behavioral Economics, Law and Public Policy

Behavioral Economics, Law and Public Policy

University Professor Cass Sunstein
Spring 2019 seminar
W 5:00pm - 7:00pm in WCC Room 4059
2 classroom credits

Prerequisite: Instructor permission is required. Please send a statement of interest and your resume to Brenda Bee ( by December 5, 2018.

Exam Type: No Exam

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.

Note: This seminar is jointly listed with FAS as ECON 2050 & HKS as API-305.

Subject Areas: Disciplinary Perspectives & Law