Consumer Science & Public Policy
Dr. Steffen Jahn
M.Sc. MDM, M.Sc. FRS, M.Sc. MAN, M.Sc. IECO, M.Sc. Win, M. WSG, Ph.D. students from the Faculty of Economic Sciences and the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
Learning outcome, score skills:
After successful attendance the students should understand the public policy implications of consumer behavior. Moreover, they should be able to craft concrete policy suggestions based on recent consumer research.
The course consists of two parts, a lecture and a presentation of a term paper.
- Introduction to consumer science & public policy
- Transformative consumer research
- Nutrition and health
- Consumer vulnerability and protection
- Marketplace morality
Time and Place:
Thursdays (Donnerstags), 8:30 - 10:00 o'clock, VG 2.103 (Start: 07.12.2017)
Tuesdays (Dienstags), 12:00 - 14:00 o'clock, Oec 1.162 (Start: 12.12.2017)
Application deadline (see below):
Written examination (45 minutes), 3 credits
23.01.2018, 12:00 - 13:00 o'clock, Oec 1.162
Presentation (20 minutes) with written elaboration (max. 12 pages), 3 credits
Will be announced in the first lecture.
For organization purposes, a short formal application is needed. Please provide the following information:
- Status (masters student or Ph.D. student)
- Semester (for masters students)/ year (for Ph.D. students)
- Transcript of records
In addition, please outline your attendance motivation and expected outcomes of participation in a short letter (1/2 page, Times New Roman, 12 point, 1.5 spaced).
Please send your e-mail application by Friday, 17th November, to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line “Application: Consumer Science & Public Policy”. You can expect to receive feedback regarding the decisions the following week.
Note: If you do not send an application that is formally correct, access to the course cannot be granted.