Economic Psychology

  1. Add to Wish List Handbook on the Economics of Happiness

    Handbook on the Economics of Happiness

    Edited by Luigino Bruni, Pier Luigi Porta
    This book is a welcome consolidation and extension of the recent expanding debates on happiness and economics. Happiness and economics, as a new field for research, is now of pivotal interest particularly to welfare economists and psycho...
    Hardback (2007)

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  2. Add to Wish List Knowledge, Beliefs and Economics

    Knowledge, Beliefs and Economics

    Edited by Richard Arena, Agnès Festré
    This book surveys how economists engage with knowledge and beliefs in various fields of economic analysis, such as general equilibrium theory, decision theory, game theory, experimental economics, evolutionary theory of the firm, financi...
    Hardback (2006)

    List price $153.00

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  3. Add to Wish List The Economics of Non-selfish Behaviour

    The Economics of Non-selfish Behaviour

    Stephan Meier
    In standard economic theory human beings are portrayed as selfish money-maximizing actors. This book investigates the conditions under which people deviate from this prediction and when they are prepared to contribute to the common good ...
    Hardback (2006)

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  4. Add to Wish List The Psychology of World Equity Markets

    The Psychology of World Equity Markets

    Edited by Werner De Bondt
    Mainstream financial economics has largely ignored the complex cognitive and motivational factors that guide investor trading decisions and that influence the structure and dynamics of world equity markets. Research shows, however, that ...
    Hardback (2005)

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  5. Add to Wish List Dealing with Terrorism – Stick or Carrot?

    Dealing with Terrorism – Stick or Carrot?

    Bruno S. Frey
    Emphasising a positive approach to dealing with terrorism (the carrot), this book provides a critique of deterrence policy (the stick) which can be ineffective and even counterproductive, and proposes three alternative and effective anti...
    Paperback (2005)

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    Hardback (2004)

    List price $139.00

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  6. Add to Wish List Cognitive Economics

    Cognitive Economics

    Edited by Massimo Egidi, Salvatore Rizzello
    This important collection examines the subject of cognitive economics – an interdisciplinary approach to the study of human problem solving, choice, decision making and change which explains economic transactions and the nature and evolu...
    Hardback (2004)

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  7. Add to Wish List Trust

    Trust

    Bart Nooteboom
    Trust deals with a range of questions such as: what are the roles of trust? What can we trust in? Can trust serve as an instrument for the governance of relations? Is trust a substitute, a precondition or an outcome of contracts? The aut...
    Paperback (2003)

    List price $53.95

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    Hardback (2002)

    List price $147.00

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  8. Add to Wish List The Economics of Sin

    The Economics of Sin

    Samuel Cameron
    The Economics of Sin examines the definition and evolution of sin from the perspective of rational choice economics, yet is conscious of the limitations of such an approach. The author argues that because engaging in activities deemed to...
    Hardback (2003)

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  9. Add to Wish List Inspiring Economics

    Inspiring Economics

    Bruno S. Frey
    Bruno S. Frey illustrates what he perceives to be the inspirational quality of economics and how this differs from the type of economics studied in many academic institutions. He introduces insights into economics from a psychological p...
    Paperback (2002)

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    Hardback (2001)

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  10. Add to Wish List Public Goods and Private Wants

    Public Goods and Private Wants

    Simon Kemp
    How valuable to us are the activities of government? Public Goods and Private Wants explores psychological approaches to public economics in order to answer this question.
    Hardback (2002)

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  11. Add to Wish List Stock-Market Psychology

    Stock-Market Psychology

    Karl-Erik Wärneryd
    The book focuses on the way in which investors process information and form expectations about future gains. It argues that humans fall short of the perfect information processing required by theory, and that their expectations are based...
    Paperback (2002)

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    Hardback (2001)

    List price $181.00

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  12. Add to Wish List Markets and Authorities

    Markets and Authorities

    Edited by Jochen Lorentzen, Marcello de Cecco
    This stimulating book addresses the relationship between market authority and political authority – a favourite theme of Susan Strange to whom the book is dedicated. From a survey of the bias against capital liberalisation in economic th...
    Hardback (August 2002)

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