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This is a course on social norms, the rules that glue societies together. It teaches how to diagnose social norms, and how to distinguish them from other social constructs, like customs or conventions. These distinctions are crucial for effective policy interventions aimed to create new, beneficial norms or eliminate harmful ones. The course teaches how to measure social norms and the expectations that support them, and how to decide whether they cause specific behaviors. The course is a joint Penn-UNICEF project, and it includes many examples of norms that sustain behaviors like child marriage, gender violence and sanitation practices. This is Part 1 of the Social Norms, Social Change series. In these lectures, I introduce all the basic concepts and definitions, such as social expectations and conditional preferences, that help us distinguish between different types of social practices like customs, descriptive norms and social norms. Expectations and preferences can be measured, and these lectures explain how to measure them. Measurement is crucial to understanding the nature of the practice you are facing, as well as whether an intervention was or was not successful, and why. In Part 2, we will put into practice all we have learned in Part 1. New! Please use this link for a 30% discount on the recommended book that accompanies this course!



Mar 06, 2019

This course will open your eyes to different behavioural patterns that human engage in, teach how about the suppossed mudane but important things in our society and also how to carry out a research.


Jun 26, 2019

the course worth the time spent as there a lot of take away that are basically practical in our communities. I think in a whole I have learnt a lot and hope to undertake similar courses in due time


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创建者 Angélica I T S

Apr 22, 2020

The videos are nice and the course is well rounded

创建者 Edmund R

Oct 25, 2017

Great lecturer. Interesting topic. Super helpful.

创建者 Natia J

Jul 22, 2018

Excellent course. Enjoyed so much! Thank you!

创建者 Hitesh T

Sep 20, 2016

Nice compilation of lectures and case studies

创建者 Felicia M

Mar 30, 2018

Very informative course....great professor!!

创建者 Sára C

Nov 06, 2017

Enjoyable, informative, really interesting.

创建者 Andreas T

Apr 13, 2019

Great course.

Looking forwards for part 2.

创建者 Guillaume N

Jul 28, 2019

Well done, instructive, easy to follow.


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创建者 Muhammad Z

Oct 12, 2020

I am not getting certificate by free.

创建者 sonia c

Apr 14, 2019

a very interesting course.. thank you

创建者 Rafat A A

Jul 26, 2017

The course is wonderful and helpful

创建者 Catalina M

Mar 24, 2019

Thank you for the amazing course.

创建者 Sean

Jul 26, 2019

incredibly useful and insightful

创建者 Dehua G

Sep 23, 2017

Great course, great experience!!

创建者 Iman A

Jan 05, 2017

Very useful and well-organized!

创建者 TUHO A J

Mar 31, 2020

Merci au Pr Cristina Bicchieri

创建者 khaled y a a

Jan 14, 2018

Very wonderful I learned a lot

创建者 Mbia E B

Jan 17, 2017

Very very interesting lecture

创建者 Rongpeng L

Jul 04, 2016

Very informative and logical.

创建者 JOHN Q

Aug 10, 2017


创建者 Natalia d

Jan 01, 2017

Great learning experience

创建者 Laís A M

Aug 24, 2020

Great course, I like it!

创建者 Trisa R

Aug 29, 2020

Very helpful & useful