Course description

We all make decisions daily and often make mistakes. Biases, emotions, beliefs and social norms shape our expectations, and affect the way we process information leading to systematic deviations from a good judgment.  Incentives and nudges can be used to motivate ourselves, our friends, workers, managers, investors and consumers.  This course will examine cutting edge behavioral research in economics, marketing, management, finance and psychology. Students will evaluate their own decisions and learn to apply lessons from behavioral economics to business decision making.