An Introduction to Behavioural Economics
Session at 8.15am & 12.15pm (lasting approx 2 hours)
The study of humans and their (occasionally irrational) interactions with the world
During this masterclass we will look at how Behavioral economics uses psychological experimentation to develop theories about human decision making and how its identified a range of biases as a result of the way people think and feel.
The aim of this session is that you leave with a framework and the tools to understand, predict, and potentially influence irrational behaviours.
We will also cover: -
- Behavioural Economics – What it is?
- Why does it matter?
- The Theory
- Prospect theory – decision weighting, anchoring & loss aversion
- Bounded rationality, heuristics & biases
- Fast & slow thinking
- MINDSCAPE – how the government use Behavioural Economics to influence through public policy
- Putting it into practice
Sessions at 8.15am and 12.15pm.
The masterclass will last around 2 hours with questions. Refreshments will be available.
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