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Effectively address economic problems and questions involving people’s behavior and behavioral change. Become an economist trained to take both the economics and the psychology of behavior into account, as well as the ways it can be affected by policies and strategies with the Economics - Behavioral Economics program offered at Tilburg University.

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Overview

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).
Career prospects

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.

Programme Structure

Courses 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14600 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Partner 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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