MGT 160 Experiments in Firms (4 units)


Course Description

PrerequisitesBENG100 or BIEB100 or COGS14B or ECE109 or ECON120A or MAE108 or MATH11 or MATH180A or MATH181A or MATH183 or MATH186 or MGT3 or PSYC60 or SIO187

An understanding of how to design and run a good experiment will position students at the cutting edge of decision-making in business and policy. Students will develop their own experiments that can be implemented online and in organizations. Students will learn to: distinguish between a correlation and a causal effect; incorporate behavioral economics into experimental designs; randomize, analyze and critique experimental interventions; and address organizational concerns about experimentation.