In recent years, an increasing number of governments and policymakers have come to realize that, in order for public policies to be truly successful, they must consider how individuals behave and make decisions.
Based on this idea, this course aims to teach you key concepts of behavioral economics and how they differ from the notions of the standard economic model. The course also introduces tools that can help promote a better decision making and reviews cases from real interventions in which these nudges were used to improve public policies in Latin American countries, and other parts of the world.
Registration deadline: April 3
Starting date: April 5
Completion deadline: May 16
Content: 4 modules.
Weekly time commitment: approximately, 3 to 6 hours of study.
Approval requisite: an 80%, or above, performance level.