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  1. Behavioural Economics and Finance

    By Michelle Baddeley

    Series: Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance

    Standard models in economics and finance usually assume that people are rational, self-interested maximisers, effectively co-ordinated via the invisible hand of the price mechanism. Whilst these approaches produce tractable, simple models, they cannot fully capture the uncertainties and...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Social Judgment and Decision Making

    Edited by Joachim I. Krueger

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume brings together classic key concepts and innovative theoretical ideas in the psychology of judgment and decision-making in social contexts. The chapters of the first section address the basic psychological processes underlying judgment and decision-making. The guiding question is "What...

    Published October 18th 2011 by Psychology Press

  3. Behaviour and Rationality in Corporate Governance

    By Oliver Marnet

    Series: Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

    Corporate scandals due to bad accounting happen far too frequently for a system of corporate governance to be deemed effective. This book tells why the safeguards designed to prevent bad accounting so often fail. By studying why the auditors and members of a board of directors regularly...

    Published March 7th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Perspectives on Framing

    Edited by Gideon Keren

    Series: The Society for Judgment and Decision Making Series

    Language comprises a major mark of humans compared with other primates and is the main vehicle for social interaction. A major characteristic of any natural language is that the same communication, idea, or intention can be articulated in different ways—in other words, the same message can be "...

    Published October 25th 2010 by Psychology Press

  5. The Science of Giving

    Experimental Approaches to the Study of Charity

    Edited by Daniel M. Oppenheimer, Christopher Y. Olivola

    Series: The Society for Judgment and Decision Making Series

    Americans donate over 300 billion dollars a year to charity, but the psychological factors that govern whether to give, and how much to give, are still not well understood. Our understanding of charitable giving is based primarily upon the intuitions of fundraisers or correlational data which...

    Published October 21st 2010 by Psychology Press

  6. Computable, Constructive and Behavioural Economic Dynamics

    Essays in Honour of Kumaraswamy (Vela) Velupillai

    Edited by Stefano Zambelli

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The book contains thirty original articles dealing with important aspects of theoretical as well as applied economic theory. While the principal focus is on: the computational and algorithmic nature of economic dynamics; individual as well as collective decision process and rational behavior, some...

    Published February 18th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Reciprocity, Altruism and the Civil Society

    In praise of heterogeneity

    By Luigino Bruni

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Theory

    The main emphasis of this new book from Luigino Bruni is a praise of heterogeneity, arguing that society works when different people are able to cooperate in many different ways. The author engages in a novel approach to reciprocity looking at its different forms in society, from cautious or...

    Published November 24th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Renaissance in Behavioral Economics

    Essays in Honour of Harvey Leibenstein

    Edited by Roger Frantz

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Economists working on behavioral economics have been awarded the Nobel Prize four times in recent years. This book explores this innovative area and in particular focuses on the work of Harvey Leibenstein, one of the pioneers of the discipline. The topics covered in the book include agency theory;...

    Published July 30th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Economics and the Mind

    By Barbara Montero, Mark D. White

    Series: Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

    Economics is often defined as the science of choice or human action. But choice and action are essentially mental phenomena, an aspect rarely mentioned in the economics discourse. Choice, while not always a conscious or rational process, is held to involve beliefs, desires, intentions and...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Experiments in Economics

    Playing fair with money

    By Ananish Chaudhuri

    Are humans fair by nature? Why do we often willingly trust strangers or cooperate with them even if those actions leave us vulnerable to exploitation? Does this natural inclination towards fairness or trust have implications in the market-place? Traditional economic theory would perhaps think not,...

    Published November 19th 2008 by Routledge