University of Technology Sydney

23792 Behavioural Economics and Ethics

Requisite(s): 23710 Behavioural Decision Making AND 23711 Behavioural Game Theory
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This subject explores ethical issues relevant to behavioural and experimental analyses in economics. It builds students’ understanding of how ethical principles are relevant in assessing behavioural public policy tools. Students also learn about examples of best and worst ethical practice in behavioural research. Students are introduced to Australian and international ethical standards for human-based research, enabling them to apply sound ethical principles when they are designing their own behavioural experimental studies.

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