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The course aims to acquaint students with the basics of main behavioral theories and empirical methods commonly used to test theoretical predictions. The knowledge obtained in this course may be useful for both professional life in future and study strategies.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to

  • understand the conceptual framework of behavioral economics and its tools
  • apply insights from psychology when predicting or analyzing economic decision-making
  • critically discuss the assumptions of traditional economic theory

Prerequisites: Microeconomics, probability theory, and statistics at an introductory level.

Main instructor of the course is Aleksandr Levkun, Ph.D. is an economic theorist specializing in Information Economics. He received his Ph.D. from the Economics Department at the University of California San Diego in 2022. Aleksandr’s research focuses on the strategic mediation of information.

Classes will start on May 1 and will last till June 9, 2023.

Detailed syllabus of the course is available here!

To take part at this course please fill in the electronic application (opens in new window)!

The application deadline is Thursday, April 20th, 2023 by 12:00 h (noon).

For additional information contact us at dcoppola@efst.hr or call +385 21 430 706.