FAI3303 Behavioral Economics 7.5 credits

Ekonomisk psykologi

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Prospect theory, time inconsistency, distributional preferences, behavioral finance.

Intended learning outcomes *

The Ph.D student should become familiar with and be able to explain the main elements of behavioral economics, and also be able to use some of these elements in her/his own thesis work.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Admission to postgraduate studies.

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

    Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

    The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

    The course is assessed through active participation at seminars in combination with individual tasks. Students are expected to read all the articles, orally summarize and explain the main features of one of the articles, and finally write an essay / article that is relevant to their own thesis.

    Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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    Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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    Mats Wilhelmsson

    Further information

    Course web

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    Offered by

    ABE/Real Estate Business and Financial Systems

    Main field of study *

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    Education cycle *

    Third cycle

    Add-on studies

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    Kursledare: Anna Breman, Ek. Dr. 070-314 95 87

    Ethical approach *

    • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
    • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
    • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

    Postgraduate course

    Postgraduate courses at ABE/Real Estate Business and Financial Systems