Behavioral Economics, Law and Public Policy

Behavioral Economics, Law and Public Policy

University Professor Cass Sunstein
Fall 2019 seminar
T 1:00pm - 3:00pm in WCC Room 3007
2 classroom credits

Prerequisite: Instructor permission is required. Please send a statement of interest and your resume to Brenda Bee ( The deadline for submission is August 29. Any applications submitted after the deadline will be given the decision on a rolling basis, space permitting.

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