Knowledge of basic economic principles corresponding to course BPE_MIE1 Microeconomics I is expected.
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je nabízen i studentům mimo mateřské obory.
Předmět si smí zapsat nejvýše 24 stud.
Momentální stav registrace a zápisu: zapsáno: 0/24, pouze zareg.: 0/24, pouze zareg. s předností (mateřské obory): 0/24
Jiné omezení: Limit - poznámka Course is offered to domestic and foreign students. Course is offered to students from all faculties.
The course presents the basics of experimental investigation in economic research and introduces selected topics from behavioral economics. Students also develop their critical thinking and practice their presentation and writing skills. By the end of the course, students will:
-understand the difference between normative and positive approach to economics
-know the basics of how and why to use experiments in economic research
-be able to design a research proposal
-be familiar with selected areas of behavioral economics.
The course consists of lectures and seminars. Each lecture on given topic is complemented by seminar on the topic the following week. In lectures, students are assigned research papers to read and work with in the seminars. In total, there are six lecture-seminars blocks to attend in one semester. Topics covered:
1. Introduction – why study behavioral economics? Experimental methodology, research validity
2. Decision making under certainty: context-dependent preferences, deviations from rational choice (decoy effect, compromise effect,...), constructed and inherent preferences, anchoring, status quo bias, endowment effect.
3. Decision making under uncertainty and risk: lotteries in economic experiments. Risk aversion.
4. Public goods in experimental economics (public goods game and its derivatives)
5. Altruism, reciprocity, negative reciprocity: dictaror and ultimatum game, bribery game,
6. Psychology in experimental economics
Students are required to be present and active in the class. Student will present assigned research paper in class, develop his/her own ideas on the topic and lead the discussion on the paper/topic. When not presenting, students still read the paper in order to participate in the discussion. On the last lecture/seminar students present their own research proposals in front of the course teachers. These are to be about three pages long, created either by single student or by group of two.
Předmět je vyučován každoročně.
Výuka probíhá každý týden.