*ECON 2050. Behavioral Economics, Law and Public Policy


  • Professor: Cass Sunstein
  • Term: Fall
  • Time: TBA
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 110309
  • Subject Area: Economics

This seminar will explore a series of issues at the intersection of behavioral economics and public policy. Potential questions will involve climate change; energy efficiency; health care; and basic rights. There will be some discussion of paternalism and the implications of neuroscience as well.

Note: Offered jointly with the HKS as API-305 and with the HLS at 2589.

Requirement: Instructor permission is required. To apply for this course please send a letter of interest and current CV to Brenda Bee at bbee@law.harvard.edu.