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VU Behavioural Public Policy Course (Jan 8-19)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is offering a 2-week online course on Behavioural Public Policy […]

Behavioural Public Policy is a new emerging discipline that uses behaviour insights to inform evidence-based public policies. This hands-on course offered by VU Amsterdam will introduce students to the fundamental building blocks behavioural science and public policy⁠. The course is divided into four main parts: History of Behavioural Economic Thoughts, Theories and Tools of behavioural public policy, Methods for evaluating behavioural public policies, and BPP applications in three emerging field fields: climate change and environment, misinformation, and public health (pandemics)⁠. The course will be delivered jointly in the form of lectures and seminars⁠/practicals to enable students to learn about and design their own behavioural public policies⁠.

Course Overview

  • Course days: 8-19 January 2024
  • Attendance: online
  • Course level: Master’s, PhD and Postdoc candidates, working professionals.

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