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Behavioral Economics in public policies development

This course introduces the basic assumptions of behavioral economics and then introduces two strands in behavioral economics with lots of real-world examples and research results. Last but not least, it provides techniques for social changes using behavioral economics. It aims to provide civil servants with practical knowledge in behavioral economics. Click here for a short tutorial that aims to facilitate access to the course for non-Portuguese speaking users.

Imagem do curso: Behavioral Economics in public policies development

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Imagem do curso: Políticas Públicas




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20 dias

Público Alvo

Brazilian Civil servants. However, the course is open to all and anyone interested in the subject can enroll.

Conteúdo Programático
  • Module 1 - Introduction to Behavioral Economics
  • Module 2 - The Quasi-Rational Actor (QR)
  • Module 3 - The Quasi-Rational, Enculturated Actor (QRE)
  • Module 4 - Behavioral Change Techniques for the Enculturated Actor

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