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62705-01 - Vorlesung: Microeconomics of Decision Making 3 KP

Semester Herbstsemester 2021
Angebotsmuster Jedes Herbstsemester
Dozierende Georg Nöldeke (georg.noeldeke@unibas.ch, BeurteilerIn)
Inhalt The focus is on expected utility theory, which provides a coherent framework to model and analyse behavior when the consequences of decisions are uncertain. The course begins by developing the foundations of expected utility theory and its use in describing, measuring and comparing risk aversion. Subsequently, applications to financial and insurance decisions are considered. Problems with and extensions of the theory are also discussed.
Lernziele Familiarity with the main issues, tools, and results in the microeconomic analysis of decision making under uncertainty.
Literatur There is no required textbook. References to relevant readings will be given in the syllabus posted on ADAM.


Teilnahmebedingungen No more ECTS may be earned with this lecture if the course 31960 Microeconomics and Psychology of Decision Making has already been successfully completed.
Anmeldung zur Lehrveranstaltung Registration: Please enrol in MOnA. EUCOR-Students and students of other Swiss Universities have to enrol at the students administration office (studseksupport1@unibas.ch) within the official enrolment period. Enrolment = Registration for the exam!
Unterrichtssprache Englisch
Einsatz digitaler Medien Online-Veranstaltung


Intervall unregelmässig
Datum 06.10.2021 – 08.11.2021
Zeit Siehe Detailangaben

The course will be taught mainly digitally, i.e. without fixed timeslots and with two online-meetings (Oct 6, Oct 27, 2021).

Datum Zeit Raum
Mittwoch 06.10.2021 08.15-10.00 Uhr - Online Präsenz -, --
Mittwoch 27.10.2021 08.15-10.00 Uhr - Online Präsenz -, --
Montag 08.11.2021 16.30-17.30 Uhr Chemie, Organische, Grosser Hörsaal OC
Module Grundlagenmodul: Advanced Topics in Economics (Masterstudium: International and Monetary Economics)
Kernmodul: BWL (Masterstudium: Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Studienbeginn vor 01.08.2021))
Modul: Core Courses in Business and Economics (Masterstudium: Wirtschaftswissenschaften)
Modul: Kernbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Masterstudium: Sustainable Development)
Modul: Methoden der Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Masterstudium: European Global Studies)
Modul: Specific Electives in Business and Economics (Masterstudium: Wirtschaftswissenschaften)
Leistungsüberprüfung Leistungsnachweis
Hinweise zur Leistungsüberprüfung written exam: 08.11.21; 16:30-17:30 Exam rooms: Kollegienhaus HS 102: A-J; Organische Chemie/grosser Hörsaal: K-SH;
WWZ S15: Si-Z.

In case COVID-19 protective measures prevent examination on site, the faculty reserves the right to conduct the examination electronically during the same time slot.
You can still withdraw from the examination by submitting a completed, signed form to our office from 19.10.21 until 29.10.21 / 12:00 o’clock. Please send your form by mail to belegungstorno-wwz@unibas.ch. You will find the examination withdrawal form on the Homepage of the Student Dean’s Office.
Prior to 18.10.21, please only use MONA for withdrawing.
An-/Abmeldung zur Leistungsüberprüfung An-/Abmelden: Belegen resp. Stornieren der Belegung via MOnA
Wiederholungsprüfung keine Wiederholungsprüfung
Skala 1-6 0,1
Wiederholtes Belegen beliebig wiederholbar
Zuständige Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät / WWZ, studiendekanat-wwz@unibas.ch
Anbietende Organisationseinheit Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät / WWZ