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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 29 new and published books in the subject of Economic Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Agent-Based Computational Economics

    By Shu-Heng Chen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Experimental and Computable Economics

    This book provides a review of the development of agent-based computational economics (ACE) from a perspective on how artificial economic agents are designed under the influences of complex sciences, experimental economics, artificial intelligence, evolutionary biology, psychology, anthropology and...

    Published March 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Economic Methodology

    A Historical Introduction

    By Harro Maas

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Ever since the inception of economics over two hundred years ago, the tools at the discipline’s disposal have grown more and more more sophisticated. This book provides a historical introduction to the methodology of economics through the eyes of economists. The story begins with John...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Risky Curves

    On the Empirical Failure of Expected Utility

    By Daniel Friedman, R. Mark Isaac, Duncan James, Shyam Sunder

    For several decades, the orthodox economics approach to understanding choice under risk has been to assume that each individual person maximizes some sort of personal utility function defined over purchasing power. This new volume contests that even the best wisdom from the orthodox theory has not...

    Published February 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Psychology and Economics of Happiness

    Love, life and positive living

    By Lok Sang Ho

    Much attention has been given to the economics of everyday life, which typically applies economic principles to the analysis of the different choices that people face under different situations. Yet there are hardly any books on the economics of life—an economics that takes the finite lifespan as...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Against Utility-Based Economics

    On a Life-Based Approach

    By Anastasios S. Korkotsides

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Utility-based theory and the fallback choice-theoretic framework are shown to be biased, irremediably flawed and misleading. A radically different theory of value and of consumer behaviour is proposed based on existential interpretations of scarcity, value and self-interest. For self-conscious...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Towards a Socioanalysis of Money, Finance and Capitalism

    Beneath the Surface of the Financial Industry

    Edited by Susan Long, Burkard Sievers

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    The current global financial crisis has raised awareness of the impact the world of finance has on the economy and the future of democracy. Following the crisis, this book aims at a deep understanding of the human psycho-social dynamics beneath the surface of the financial industry, its markets and...

    Published June 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Economic Psychology and Experimental Economics

    Edited by Simon Kemp, Gabrielle Wall

    The last ten years have seen an enormous surge of interest in issues that are common to psychology and economics. How do people make decisions about economic issues? How should they make such decisions? Does public policy or regulation succeed in its aim of helping people make these decisions? What...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Stochastic Musings

    Perspectives From the Pioneers of the Late 20th Century

    Edited by John Panaretos

    This new edited volume features contributions from many of the leading scientists in probability and statistics from the latter part of the 20th century. It is the only book to assemble the views of these leading scientists--the pioneers in their respective fields. Stochastic Musings features...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. New Perspectives on Emotions in Finance

    The Sociology of Confidence, Fear and Betrayal

    Edited by Jocelyn Pixley

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    The financial crisis that started in 2007 is a concern for the world. Some countries are in depression and governments are desperately trying to find solutions. In the absence of thorough debate on the emotions of money, bitter disputes, hatred and ‘moralizing’ can be misunderstood. New...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Psychological Foundations of Marketing

    By Allan J. Kimmel

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2013 Are we influenced by ads even when we fast-forward them? Do brands extend our personalities? Why do we spend more when we pay with a credit card? Psychological Foundations of Marketing considers the impact of psychology on marketing practice and research,...

    Published October 23rd 2012 by Routledge