Consumer Behavior and Household Economics

grocery shopping off a listThe Consumer Behavior and Household Economics field focuses on applied microeconomic theory of the consumer and household. Topics include but are not limited to consumer demand analysis, decision-making by households, choice under uncertainty, and behavioral economics.

M.S. Courses

ApEc 5451. Food Marketing Economics. 3 cr.

Ph.D. Courses

ApEc 8401. Consumer Behavior and Household Economics. 2 cr.
ApEc 8402. Information and Behavioral Economics. 2 cr.
ApEc 8803. Marketing Economics. 3 cr.

Students should expect to complete all three courses, 7 credits, in preparation for the Field Examination.


Metin Çakır
Elizabeth Davis
Paul Glewwe
Terrance Hurley
Hikaru Hanawa Peterson
Chengyan Yue