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Department of Economics

Behavioral Economics

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Behavioral Economics includes psychological, cultural, social and cognitive factors when looking at economic decisions of individuals and institutions. By including non-rational assumptions, it offers more accurate explanations of economic outcomes.


Research questions

  • How does leadership style affect ethical conduct?
  • How das a nation’s culture of honesty and trust affect its ability for economic growth?
  • Are people less honest when interacting with a computer than face-2-face?