After an Introduction into the theoretic foundations of the psychological approach towards issues in economics as well as business administration the course will focus on the questions and interests which are most relevant to the participating students. We will first offer a broad overview on:
The students are expected to fulfill:
Lectures: to participate actively in the front lectures; additional readings; preparation for examination;
Exercises: Students with similar interests will work in small groups on the subject-areas in economic psychology which most interest them and prepare a presentation at the end of the course in the second semester (spring 2017).
At the end of the course students will:
Lecture: written final examination (on course content and additional readings)
Exercise: Participation in small group assignments, review and preparation of an individually selected and relevant topic area (group-work); presentation of the group work at the end of the course; final term-paper.
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