Insights and applications from behavioural and health economics
Interested in health and wellbeing, and how they can be improved by changing behaviour? Individuals, organisations and governments worldwide aim to change behaviour to improve people’s lives. Many types of interventions have been proposed, such as nudging, boosting, incentives and regulation, with varying rates of success. To truly change behaviour, one has to understand it first! In this minor, you will be introduced to concepts from behavioural and health economics that will help you understand what it takes to change health behaviour. No background knowledge is needed, and after 10 weeks you will have developed your own intervention.