Considers why countries and regions trade, and what goods they trade; impediments to trade, and why some countries deliberately erect policy to impede; and implications of openness for growth. Failures of general equilibrium theory and their resolutions: externalities, public goods, incomplete information settings, signaling, screening, insurance, alternative market mechanisms, auctions, design of markets. They may even discover a shortcut. Topics include the link between monetary policy and output, the economic cost of aggregate fluctuations, the costs and benefits of price stability, and the role of central banks. Within each of these topics, we showcase effective and central experiments and discuss their role in the development of psychological theory. Focuses on both conceptual thinking and quantitative evaluation of environmental issues. Students will be supported in finding a suitable opportunity or research project.
The ability to think clearly and rationally is important whatever we choose to do. Students complete an empirical project with a written description and interpretation of results; this may involve original data collection or use of existing data sets. Topics include credit crunch, collateral shocks, bank runs, contagion, speculative bubbles, credit booms, leverage, safe asset shortages, capital flows and sudden stops. Because they almost always begin with explain, give example, or predict, you can easily determine the depth of learning expected. Topics include deviations from the neoclassical model in terms of i preferences present bias, reference dependence, social preferences , ii beliefs overconfidence, projection bias , and iii decision-making cognition, attention, framing, persuasion , as well as iv market reactions to such deviations.
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If you work in education, research, finance, management or the legal profession, then critical thinking is obviously important. I'm not sure if that's a good thing. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Projects include analysis of data with a written description and interpretation of results; may involve gathering of original data or use of existing data sets. Includes student presentations and invited speakers.
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