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Behavioural Economics

Module code: ECON 3541

Module description

The module seeks to compare and contrast approaches from neo-classical and behavioural economics as related to the main concepts and issues in economics and finance. Over the course of the module, students will gain an understanding of the  key theoretical and empirical aspects of key financial markets' anomalies and their interpretations based on rational agents and agents with bounded rationality and cognitive biases.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 22 hours 
  • Tutorials: 22 hours

Assessments

  • Individual Essay : 100%