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Module Detailed Information for [EC4399]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 20 Jan 2018 05:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
EC4399 IVLE
Module Title : Behavioural Public Policy
Module Description : The aim of this course is to highlight the most important areas of policy analysis in which insights from behavioural economics have fruitfully been applied. It discusses the underlying behavioural theory, and shows how this can be applied to policy analysis. A strong focus of the course is to outline methods and discuss results that focus on empirically testing and quantifying non-standard motives. We also discuss how such policies can be piloted and evaluated within an evidence-based policy framework. The course also showcases how behavioural insights are used in public policy for Singapore.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 07-05-2018 EVENING
Modular Credits : 5
Pre-requisite : Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3304, and (EC3394 or EC4394)
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 0-3-0-3-6.5
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 SEMINAR-STYLE MODULE CLASSEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY18002100AS1-0304,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
No Tutorial Class or to be announced. Please check with the department offering this module.





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