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Most cited papers in behavioral economics

Posted by<p>Mark Egan<p>I used Google Scholar and Web of Science to create a list of the most cited papers in behavioural economics. This process drew …

In praise of love — happy relationships officially make you healthier

Have you ever noticed two people who seem really, <i>truly</i> happy in the marriage always tend to have a bit more of a “glow”? It’s not just your …

Happiness

9 things scientifically proven to make you happier

We all want to be happy – it’s pretty much a universal life goal.<p>And when research reveals that happy people live longer, who wouldn’t want …

12 Things Unemotional Women Understand

Are you an unemotional woman? Many unemotional women go through life wondering why they do not feel more sensitive and emotional, but for some this …

Understanding behavioural economics

Traditionally, economics has been divided between two core areas: macroeconomics for analysing economic aggregates (i.e. GDP, inflation, …

Economics

Why behavioural economics is useful

In Germany, about 12% of people consent to be organ donors; in Austria it’s 99.9%. This huge gap is the product not of “different cultures, different …

The White House Is Now Using Behavioral Economics to Improve Policy

Last week, President Obama signed an executive order officially codifying a new group called the Social and Behavioral Sciences Team.<p>The team has …

Behavioural economics for better decisions

<i>Humans 'misbehave'—we're irrational, indecisive and passionate, yet conventional economics assumes that we will always act logically. Can using a</i> …

What behavioral economics can teach us about unemployment insurance

Unemployment insurance is a vital safety net, particularly in bad economic times, but because these benefits are only available to those without a …

Economics

Learn from my failure to convince people of the benefit of behavioural economics

I wonder if this seems familiar to you? A subscriber recently wrote asking me for ideas on the following;<i>“I am hoping to convince my company that</i> …

Please, Not Another Bias! The Problem with Behavioral Economics

Below is a transcript of my planned presentation at today’s Marketing Science Ideas Xchange. The important images from the slide pack are below, but …

Do we need to make economic theories simpler?

<i>What’s at stake: Growth economist Paul Romer has caused a stir over the past few weeks in the blogosphere with a paper, first presented in January at</i> …

Richard Feynman on Science vs. Religion and Why Uncertainty Is Central to Morality

“It is impossible to find an answer which someday will not be found to be wrong.”<p><i>“If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from,”</i> Carl Sagan wrote in his timeless treatise on science and spirituality, <i>“we will have failed.”</i> Perhaps because, as …

Bringing behavioral economics to development

In recent years, it has been exciting to see policymakers in rich countries begin to take seriously what has long been known in the private sector: …

The Economy of Behavioral Economics in the Real World

Economics isn’t primarily (if at all) a science about individual behavior and thought processes.<p>University of Chicago behaviorial science and economics professor Richard Thaler’s “Misbehaving,” reviewed by Carol Tavris in “How Homo Economicus Went Extinct” (Review, May 16), recounts the 40-year …

Richard Thaler And 'The Making Of Behavioral Economics'

<b>Richard Thaler</b> is one of the fathers of the decades-old study of behavioral economics that rejected the rational choice theory that people behave …

From “Economic Man” to Behavioral Economics

When we make decisions, we make mistakes. We all know this from personal experience, of course. But just in case we didn’t, a seemingly unending stream of experimental evidence in recent years has documented the human penchant for error. This line of research—dubbed heuristics and biases, although …

The psychology of purchase

Start at the end. That’s the advice from a new book, <i>The Last Mile</i>, which explores how to nudge people into buying a product.<p>The author, Dilip Soman, …

Nerve Agents

China can't shake its deflation habit

China still isn’t getting on top of the massive problem of industrial overcapacity after years of over-investment, new figures out Wednesday …

Behavioural Economics in Action

Learn to use principles and methods of behavioural economics to change behaviours, improve welfare and make better products and policy.

Economics

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Bestiary of Behavioral Economics/Trust Game

The Trust Game, designed by Berg et al. (1995) and otherwise called “the investment game,” is the experiment of choice to measure trust in economic …

Economics

Sophisticated behavioral economics experiment reveals elites prefer policies that benefit elites - Lawyers, Guns & Money

Internet-required snark aside, this is actually a very clever study. Two of the authors describe the results in Slate:<p>Elite Americans are not just …

What behavioral economics can teach us about unemployment insurance

Unemployment insurance is a vital safety net, particularly in bad economic times, but because these benefits are only available to those without a …

13 Struggles Only Girls Who Speak English as a Second Language Understand

The English language is seriously confusing, OK?<p>Whether you grew up in a household that speaks a different language primarily, or you were born in another country, speaking a language that's not your first is really hard. Even if you're totally fluent in English, people sometimes forget that it …

Language Learning

What Happens When You Become Emotionally Intelligent

The head and the heart combine to create emotional intelligence. You want to have emotionally intelligent people on your team. They have the ability …

Take This Quiz to Measure Your Happiness Scientifically

Chances are you’ve taken a test that measures your happiness and well-being. But let’s be frank: very few of these tests are actually rooted in …

Happiness