Behavioral Economics, Law and Public Policy

Behavioral Economics, Law and Public Policy

University Professor Cass Sunstein
Spring 2014 seminar
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 ( 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