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Behavioral Public Policy

Course Number
BDS 503 975
Course Code
BDS503975
Course Key
73193
Day(s)
Monday
Wednesday
Time
11:00am-1:00pm
11:00am-1:00pm
Instructor
Course Description
A core MBDS program course requirement, this course addresses methodological issues that apply to each of the policies currently provided by governmental and non-governmental institutions worldwide. We will discuss the conditions that must be satisfied to make policies effective and the behavioral incentives that policy actors face. The course relies on the main theoretical and empirical findings of modern policy analysis and upon an extensive set of case studies. Students are required to master the conceptual material and to confront and solve practical cases in public policy. Case examples will primarily be drawn from government and Nudge Units in the public sector from around the world.