Curricula and Syllabi in Heterodox Economics

Mike Scherer, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Syllabus, dating from 2010, for a course building a systematic theoretical framework for analyzing the structure, behavior, and performance of major industries.

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Xavier Gabaix, MIT

Part of the MIT OpenCourseWare site, this page supports a 2004 course on economics and psychology. The course integrates psychological insights into economic models of behaviour. It discusses the limitations of standard economic models and surveys the ways in which psychological experiments have been used to learn about preferences, cognition, and behaviour. It includes a syllabus, list of readings, lectures slides / handouts, details of assignments and problem sets.

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Nazli Choucri, MIT

PDF Lecture notes, extensive reading list, syllabus and past exams from a Spring 2009 course that "examines alternative conceptions and theoretical underpinnings of the notion of 'sustainable development.'"

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Study skills for Economics students

Our site Studying Economics has tips including writing and referencing, revision, and help with maths.

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