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Title : 14.127 Behavioral Economics and Finance (MIT)

Description : This course surveys research which incorporates psychological evidence into economics. Topics include: prospect theory, biases in probabilistic judgment, self-control and mental accounting with implications for consumption and savings, fairness, altruism, and public goods contributions, financial market anomalies and theories, impact of markets, learning, and incentives, and memory, attention, categorization, and the thinking process.

Fromsemester : Spring

Fromyear : 2004

Creator :

Date : 2004-09-09T07:16:54+05:00

Relation : 14.127

Language : en-US

Subject : behavioral economics

Subject : finance

Subject : psychology

Subject : prospect theory

Subject : bias

Subject : probabilistic judgment

Subject : self-control

Subject : mental accounting

Subject : fairness

Subject : altruism

Subject : public goods

Subject : market anomalies

Subject : market theories

Subject : heuristics

Subject : noise

Subject : confusion

Subject : competition

Subject : bounded rationality

Subject : learning

Subject : games

Subject : neuroeconomics

Subject : hyperbolic discounting

Subject : consumption

Subject : hyperbolics

Subject : temptation

Subject : assets

Subject : puzzles

Subject : bubbles

Subject : Gul-Pesendorfer

Publisher : MIT OpenCourseWare

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