Psychology and Economics
Note: The video for lecture 24: Behavioral Economics and COVID-19 is not available.
Lecture 1: Introduction and Overview I
Lecture 2: Introduction and Overview II
Lecture 3: Time Preferences (Theory) I
Lecture 4: Time Preferences (Theory) II
Lecture 5: Time Preferences (Applications) I
Lecture 6: Time Preferences (Applications) II
Lecture 7: Risk Preferences I
Lecture 8: Risk Preferences II
Lecture 9: Reference-Dependent Preferences
Lecture 10: Social Preferences I
Lecture 11: Social Preferences II
Lecture 12: Social Preferences III
Lecture 13: Social Preferences IV
Lecture 14: Limited Attention
Lecture 15: Utility from Beliefs; Learning I
Lecture 16: Utility from Beliefs; Learning II
Lecture 17: State-Dependent Preferences, Projection, and Attribution Bias
Lecture 18: Gender, Discrimination, and Identity
Lecture 19: Defaults, Nudges, and Frames
Lecture 20: Malleability and Inaccessibility of Preferences
Lecture 21: Poverty through the Lens of Psychology
Lecture 22: Happiness and Mental Health
Lecture 23: Policy with Behaviorial Agents
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