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  1. Handbook of Behavioural Economics and Smart Decision-Making

    Handbook of Behavioural Economics and Smart Decision-Making

    Edited by Morris Altman
    This Handbook is a unique and original contribution of over thirty chapters on behavioural economics, examining and addressing an important stream of research where the starting assumption is that decision-makers are for the most part relatively smart or rational. This particular approach is in contrast to a theme running through much contemporary work where individuals’ behaviour is deemed irrational, biased, and error-prone, often due to how people are hardwired. In the smart people approach, where errors or biases occur and when social dilemmas arise, more often than not, improving the decision-making environment can repair these problems without hijacking or manipulating the preferences of decision-makers. This book covers a wide-range of themes from micro to macro, including various sub-disciplines within economics such as economic psychology, heuristics, fast and slow-thinking, neuroeconomics, experiments, the capabilities approach, institutional economics, methodology, nudging, ethics, and public policy. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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    2019   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  2. Understanding Ponzi Schemes

    Understanding Ponzi Schemes

    Mervyn K. Lewis
    A Ponzi scheme is one of the simplest, albeit effective, financial frauds to engineer, and new schemes keep coming forward. Despite this, however, people continue to invest in them. How are we to account for the seemingly never-ending lure of such schemes? In providing answers to this central question, this concise and well-researched book examines how Ponzi schemes operate, how they differ from pyramid schemes, Ponzi finance and other financial arrangements. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 35.00   Web: $ 28.00
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  3. Handbook of Research on Sustainable Consumption

    Handbook of Research on Sustainable Consumption

    Edited by Lucia A. Reisch, John Thøgersen
    This Handbook compiles the state of the art of current research on sustainable consumption from the world’s leading experts in the field. The implementation of sustainable consumption presents one of the greatest challenges and opportunities we are faced with today. On the one hand, consumption is a wanted and necessary phenomenon important for society and the economy. On the other, our means of consumption contradicts many important ecological and social long-term goals. Set against this background, the Handbook aims to offer an interdisciplinary overview of recent research on sustainable consumption, to draw attention to this subject and to encourage discussion and debate. In 27 chapters, leading authorities in the field provide their expertise in a concise and accessible manner. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 230.00   Web: $ 207.00
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  4. Vanity Economics

    Vanity Economics

    C. Simon Fan
    This book presents an accessible and sometimes controversial economic exploration of numerous issues surrounding sex, marriage and family. It analyzes the role of ‘vanity’, defined as social status and self-esteem, in social and economic behaviors. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  5. Handbook on the Economics of Reciprocity and Social Enterprise

    Handbook on the Economics of Reciprocity and Social Enterprise

    Edited by Luigino Bruni, Stefano Zamagni
    The recent era of economic turbulence has generated a growing enthusiasm for an increase in new and original economic insights based around the concepts of reciprocity and social enterprise. This stimulating and thought-provoking Handbook not only encourages and supports this growth, but also emphasises and expands upon new topics and issues within the economics discourse. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 256.00   Web: $ 230.40
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  6. Changing Behaviours

    Changing Behaviours

    Rhys Jones, Jessica Pykett, Mark Whitehead
    Changing Behaviours charts the emergence of the behaviour change agenda in UK based public policy making since the late 1990s. By tracing the influence of the behavioural sciences on Whitehall policy makers, the authors explore a new psychological orthodoxy in the practices of governing. Drawing on original empirical material, chapters examine the impact of behaviour change policies in the fields of health, personal finance and the environment. This topical and insightful book analyses how the nature of the human subject itself is re-imagined through behaviour change, and develops an analytical framework for evaluating the ethics, efficacy and potential empowerment of behaviour change. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  7. A Handbook of Economic Anthropology, Second Edition

    A Handbook of Economic Anthropology, Second Edition

    Edited by James G. Carrier
    The first edition of this unique Handbook was praised for its substantial and invaluable summary discussions of work by anthropologists on economic processes and issues, on the relationship between economic and non-economic areas of life and on the conceptual orientations that are important among economic anthropologists. This thoroughly revised edition brings those discussions up to date, and includes an important new section exploring ways that leading anthropologists have approached the current economic crisis. Its scope and accessibility make it useful both to those who are interested in a particular topic and to those who want to see the breadth and fruitfulness of an anthropological study of economy. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 309.00   Web: $ 278.10
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  8. The Elgar Companion to Recent Economic Methodology

    The Elgar Companion to Recent Economic Methodology

    Edited by John B. Davis, D. Wade Hands
    Bringing together a collection of leading contributors to this new methodological thinking, the authors explain how it differs from the past and point towards further concerns and future issues. The recent research programs explored include behavioral and experimental economics, neuroeconomics, new welfare theory, happiness and subjective well-being research, geographical economics, complexity and computational economics, agent-based modeling, evolutionary thinking, macroeconomics and Keynesianism after the crisis, and new thinking about the status of the economics profession and the role of the media in economics. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 272.00   Web: $ 244.80
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 70.00   Web: $ 56.00
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  9. Handbook of Behavioral Finance

    Handbook of Behavioral Finance

    Edited by Brian Bruce
    The Handbook of Behavioral Finance is a comprehensive, topical and concise source of cutting-edge research on recent developments in behavioral finance. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 239.00   Web: $ 215.10
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
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  10. Handbook of Economics and Ethics

    Handbook of Economics and Ethics

    Edited by Jan Peil, Irene van Staveren
    The Handbook of Economics and Ethics portrays an understanding of economic methodology in which facts and values, though distinct, are closely interconnected in a variety of ways. From theory building to data collection, and from modelling to policy evaluation, this encyclopaedic Handbook is at the intersection of economics and ethics. Learn More
    2011   Paperback Price: $ 84.00   Web: $ 67.20
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    2009   Hardback Price: $ 300.00   Web: $ 270.00
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  11. Expectations, Rationality and Economic Performance

    Expectations, Rationality and Economic Performance

    Tobias F. Rötheli
    This book offers a broad perspective on the economics of expectations. Experimental studies are used to analyse how human bounded rationality affects economic performance. The challenges posed for policy making are also addressed. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  12. Obesity, Business and Public Policy

    Obesity, Business and Public Policy

    Edited by Zoltán J. Ács, Alan Lyles
    The effects of obesity have become practically ubiquitous in the US. This book aims to provide an alternative framework through which to explore the important and controversial obesity debate that has spilled over from the medical community. This book is not about obesity as a medical condition, nor does it offer a wide-ranging discussion on the health effects of obesity or the role of the ‘right’ diet. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 59.00   Web: $ 47.20
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  13. The Elgar Companion to Consumer Research and Economic Psychology

    The Elgar Companion to Consumer Research and Economic Psychology

    Edited by Peter E. Earl, Simon Kemp
    This major reference book provides an authoritative analysis and survey of consumer research and economic psychology. It provides an international, in-depth overview of the present state of knowledge and theory which will be indispensable to students, researchers and practitioners. The Companion presents over 100 specially commissioned entries on important topics in consumer research and economic psychology from behaviourism and brand loyalty to trust and the psychology of tourism. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 317.00   Web: $ 285.30
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    2002   Paperback Price: $ 78.00   Web: $ 62.40
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