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Course WIW-IOE-BE-K-7

Behavioural Economics (3K, 4.5 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
3 K 4.5 CP 42 h 93 h
(3K) 4.5 CP 42 h 93 h


CP, Effort 4.5 CP = 135 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [EN] English
Area of study [WIW-IOE] Microecomonics
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Describing observed behaviour in experiments and human decision making

by using concepts of Behavioural Economics

Central Topics:

  • Need for Behavioural Economics, its development over the last

decades and its relevance for modern economics

  • Choice under certainty
  • Judgment under risk and uncertainty
  • Choice under risk and uncertainty
  • Intertemporal choices
  • Strategic interaction
  • Applications to the finance industry, to the insurance industry and to the

labour market

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [WIW-IOE-BE-K-7]

Module Name Context
[SO-09-120-M-6] Disziplinenübergreifender Querschnittsbereich WP: Obligation to choose 3K, 4.5 LP
[WIW-IOE-BE-M-7] Behavioural Economics P: Obligatory 3K, 4.5 LP