Applied Behavioral Social Policy

Prof. Dr. Jeannette Brosig-Koch

Module Objectives

The students

• learn to design economic experiments in the field of behavioral social policy

• acquire knowledge in interpreting experimental findings in this area

• are able to apply the methodology of experimental economics to a specific research question in order to arrive at an economically well-founded statement

• are able to discuss their research and that of other seminar participants in plenary sessions

• learn to productively work in a team and to coordinate with peers


The seminar is intended to help the participants develop hands-on experience in designing economic experiments in the field of behavioral social policy. In particular, participants will design an economic experiment of their own to address a research question of their choice in the area of behavioral social policy. 


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    • Recommendations: Participants should have some basic knowledge in the areas of experimental economics and game theory

Workload and Credit Points

56 hours attendance time & 244 learning hours incl. exam(s); 10 CP


  •  Weimann, J., Brosig-Koch, J. (2019): Methods in Experimental Economics: An Introduction, Springer.

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