Économie comportementale

Semestre 1

Louis Lévy-Garboua

Ce cours, en anglais, présente une synthése des données, des expériences et des théories psychologiques qui remettent en cause la théorie économique, et essaye de réconcillier ces anomalies avec le savoir économique.

Il prend ainsi note des recherches menées en psychologie pour comprendre le comportement et le fonctionnement des institutions.


Syllabus

  1. Introduction

    The Frontier between Economics and Psychology

  2. Bounded Rationality

    Cognitive Biases-Framing ; What bounded rationality?

  3. The decision process

    The treatment of information ; The formation and persistence of beliefs ; Influence

  4. The Psychology of Risk

    Prospect theory ; Beyond prospect theory ; Self-confidence ; Learning ; Explaining anomalies of choice under risk and uncertainty

  5. The Psychology of Social Interactions

    Selfish or pro-social behavior ? ; Social Cognition ; Categorization ; Altruism

  6. The Role of Emotions

    Affects and Cognition ; Self-Control ; Judgments and feelings are reference-dependent ; The Dynamics of Affects ; The economics of happiness ; The Adaptation Principle

  7. How people play games

    Norms of Fairness ; Social preferences and game behavior


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