With the Economics - Behavioral Economics program offered at Tilburg University you can combine insights from economists, psychologists and marketers from the starting point that individuals behave and decide based on a limited capacity to process information and preferences that include a regard for social norms, such as fairness and reciprocity.Program and courses
Address economic questions revolving around behavior and behavioral change.
- Starting point: individuals are not rational, self-interested maximizers, but behave and decide based on a limited capacity to process information and preferences that include a regard for social norms, such as fairness and reciprocity.
- Adress important behavioral questions, such as:- How to encourage households to waste less food?- How to prevent fraud in organizations?- How to stimulate employees to cooperate efficiently?- How to foster trust in online markets?
- Combine insights from economists, psychologists and marketers cooperating in the Tilburg Institute for Behavioral Economics Research (TIBER).
With a specialization in behavioral economics you will have a degree tailored for a career in consultancy, policy advice, and project management. Insights from behavioral economics are in high demand at financial institutions, insurance companies, multinational enterprises, as well as in regional and national government.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Applied Economic Analysis
- Methods: Econometrics
- Methods: Experiments and Surveys
- Methods: Game Theory
- Seminar Economics and Psychology of Social Norms and Strategic Behavior
- Seminar Economics and Psychology of Risk and Time
- Seminar Labor Economics
- Seminar Environmental and Resource Economics
- The Economics and Finance of Pensions
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Deadline passed, EEA/EU
DisciplinesEconomics View 101 other Masters in Economics in Netherlands
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- A Bachelor’s degree in Economics or in a similar program (e.g., in Econometrics) from a university that is recognized by the program management.
- A solid academic background in economics.
- It is compulsory for this program to submit your GRE General Test.
- Students with a relevant degree from one of the official partner universities of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management are exempted from the GRE requirement.
- You need to demonstrate proficiency in English.
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International14600 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 14600 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA2143 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2143 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
FundingPartner Scholarships Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM)
- Tuition fee waiver (25%) for non-EU students of non-EU partner universities of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.