Behavioral Economics & Nudge Theory

10 Hour Online (Live) Certification Program Jointly offered with

Learning Outcomes:

Students will:-

  1. Be introduced to cutting-edge research in behavioral and experimental economics and its implications for public policy.
  2. Learn about behaviorally informed tools, such as default rules, and norms to study a range of issues at the intersection of behavioral economics, and public policy.
  3. Learn to analyze complex public policy issues using insights from behavioral economics


  • Open to students & Faculties

Dates – To be Announced

Price – INR 1,750 + 18% GST

Faculty Member – Dr. Shagata Mukherjee, Associate Professor at Meghnad Desai Academy.

A graduate of Presidency College, Kolkata, and JNU, Delhi, Prof. Mukherjee has completed his Ph.D. from Georgia State University, USA. Prof. Mukherjee’s research interests are in the fields of development economics, behavioral and experimental economics, and public policy. Besides his primary position at the Academy, he is also a Fellow at the University of Mumbai and an Affiliated faculty at the Centre for Experimental Social Sciences, Nuffield College (University of Oxford) – FLAME University. 

Course Structure:-

Day 1: Introduction to Experimental and Behavioral Economics – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

Day 2: Introduction to Behavioral Economics and Decision Making – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

Day 3: Nudge Theory and its applications – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

Day 4: Application of behavioral economics in different domains and countries – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

Day 5: Application of behavioral economics in policymaking in India – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Contact Details – Anuradha Iyer – H.R. College – 9324440900


Registration for this certificate program is closed now.