Advances in Behavioral Economics (Roundtable Series in

Publish 12 months note: First released in 2003

Twenty years in the past, behavioral economics didn't exist as a box. so much economists have been deeply skeptical--even antagonistic--toward the assumption of uploading insights from psychology into their box. this day, behavioral economics has turn into nearly mainstream. it's good represented in trendy journals and best economics departments, and behavioral economists, together with a number of members to this quantity, have garnered probably the most prestigious awards within the profession.

This booklet assembles an important papers on behavioral economics released when you consider that round 1990. one of the 25 articles are many who replace and expand prior foundational contributions, in addition to state-of-the-art papers that holiday new theoretical and empirical ground.

Advances in Behavioral Economics"will function the definitive one-volume source in case you are looking to familiarize themselves with the hot box or hold updated with the newest advancements. it is going to not just be a center textual content for college kids, yet might be consulted generally by means of specialist economists, in addition to psychologists and social scientists with an curiosity in how behavioral insights are being utilized in economics.

The articles, which stick to Colin Camerer and George Loewenstein's creation, are through the editors, George A. Akerlof, Linda Babcock, Shlomo Benartzi, Vincent P. Crawford, Peter Diamond, Ernst Fehr, Robert H. Frank, Shane Frederick, Simon Gachter, David Genesove, Itzhak Gilboa, Uri Gneezy, Robert M. Hutchens, Daniel Kahneman, Jack L. Knetsch, David Laibson, Christopher Mayer, Terrance Odean, Ted O'Donoghue, Aldo Rustichini, David Schmeidler, Klaus M. Schmidt, Eldar Shafir, Hersh M. Shefrin, Chris Starmer, Richard H. Thaler, Amos Tversky, and Janet L. Yellen.

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