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Bounded Rationality and Industrial Organization

Bounded Rationality and Industrial Organization

Ran Spiegler

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195398717
eISBN:
9780199896790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398717.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book synthesizes recent developments in the theory of Industrial Organization, incorporating aspects of consumer psychology that are absent from the standard model of rational choice. The book ... More

The Capitals of NationsThe Role of Human, Social, and Institutional Capital in Economic Evolution

The Capitals of Nations: The Role of Human, Social, and Institutional Capital in Economic Evolution

Dr Lalita Som

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199452736
eISBN:
9780199084548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452736.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Theories of economic growth focused on physical capital and its diffusion till the 1950s. Since then, increasing attention has been paid to the role and utility of knowledge, human capital, ... More

The Community of AdvantageA Behavioural Economist's Defence of the Market

The Community of Advantage: A Behavioural Economist's Defence of the Market

Robert Sugden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825142
eISBN:
9780191863813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825142.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Normative analysis in economics has usually aimed at satisfying individuals’ preferences. Its conclusions have supported a long-standing liberal tradition of economics that values economic freedom ... More

The Culture of Contentment

The Culture of Contentment

John Kenneth Galbraith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171654
eISBN:
9781400889020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171654.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

The world has become increasingly separated into the haves and have nots. This book shows how a contented class—not the privileged few but the socially and economically advantaged majority—defend ... More

Economic Aspects of Obesity

Economic Aspects of Obesity

Michael Grossman and Naci Mocan (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310091
eISBN:
9780226310107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226310107.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

In the past three decades, the number of obese adults in the United States has doubled and the number of obese children almost tripled, which may lead to increased medical expenditures, productivity ... More

Economics and HappinessFraming the Analysis

Economics and Happiness: Framing the Analysis

Luigino Bruni and Pier Luigi Porta (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286287
eISBN:
9780191603006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286280.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This is the first comprehensive book on the return of happiness in economics. It still sounds comparatively unusual to put happiness and economics together. At the same time, the association appears ... More

Economics for Humans

Economics for Humans

Julie A. Nelson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226572024
eISBN:
9780226572055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

At its core, an economy is about providing goods and services for human well-being. But many economists and critics preach that an economy is something far different: a cold and heartless system that ... More

The Economics of School Choice

The Economics of School Choice

Caroline M. Hoxby (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355337
eISBN:
9780226355344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355344.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has declared school voucher programs constitutional, the many unanswered questions concerning the potential effects of school choice will become especially pressing. ... More

Evolutionary Games in Natural, Social, and Virtual Worlds

Evolutionary Games in Natural, Social, and Virtual Worlds

Daniel Friedman and Barry Sinervo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199981151
eISBN:
9780190466657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981151.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book’s goal is to introduce evolutionary game theory to applied researchers in a manner accessible to graduate students and advanced undergraduates in biology, economics, engineering, and allied ... More

Fans of the World, Unite!A (Capitalist) Manifesto for Sports Consumers

Fans of the World, Unite!: A (Capitalist) Manifesto for Sports Consumers

Stephen F. Ross and Stefan Szymanski

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756686
eISBN:
9780804769778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756686.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book is a clarion call to sports fans. It proposes a significant restructuring of sports leagues. The book sets out a rational program for a revolution that will serve the best interests of the ... More

The Handbook of Behavioral Operations ManagementSocial and Psychological Dynamics in Production and Service Settings

The Handbook of Behavioral Operations Management: Social and Psychological Dynamics in Production and Service Settings

Elliot Bendoly, Wout van Wezel, and Daniel G. Bachrach (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199357215
eISBN:
9780190239336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357215.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book provides insights into behavioral phenomena common to production and service settings. The text provides ready-to-play games and other activities that allow instructors to demonstrate the ... More

Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology

Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology

Guillaume R. Fréchette and Andrew Schotter (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195328325
eISBN:
9780190202187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328325.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book confronts and debates the issues faced by the growing field of experimental economics. For example, as experimental work attempts to test theory, it raises questions about the proper ... More

Happiness and Economic GrowthLessons from Developing Countries

Happiness and Economic Growth: Lessons from Developing Countries

Andrew E. Clark and Claudia Senik (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198723653
eISBN:
9780191790744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723653.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book analyzes the relationship between income and subjective well-being, in particular in the increasingly relevant context of developing countries. A number of chapters in the book set out new ... More

Happiness QuantifiedA Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Happiness Quantified: A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Bernard M. S. van Praag and Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226146
eISBN:
9780191718595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226146.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book deals with satisfaction analysis, that is, the way humans evaluate many aspects of their situation. It focuses on that which precedes decision taking (i.e., judgements and evaluations, ... More

Honours versus MoneyThe Economics of Awards

Honours versus Money: The Economics of Awards

Bruno S. Frey and Jana Gallus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198798507
eISBN:
9780191839474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Honours fulfil one of the most fundamental desires of human beings, to be recognized and held in esteem by others. There are thousands of awards in all areas of society: the state (orders), arts and ... More

How the Chicago School Overshot the MarkThe Effect of Conservative Economic Analysis on U.S. Antitrust

How the Chicago School Overshot the Mark: The Effect of Conservative Economic Analysis on U.S. Antitrust

Robert Pitofsky (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372823
eISBN:
9780199871773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372823.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book came about due to the growing concern that antitrust, a system of regulation that for over a century has had wide professional and public support, is under attack. The recent trend appears ... More

Inside ManThe Discipline of Modeling Human Ways of Being

Inside Man: The Discipline of Modeling Human Ways of Being

Mihnea Moldoveanu

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773041
eISBN:
9780804777421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773041.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book presents readers with an exercise in modeling human ways of being—thinking, feeling, acting. It does not merely introduce models, but also attempts to teach modeling, and to produce, within ... More

An Introduction to the Theory of Mechanism Design

An Introduction to the Theory of Mechanism Design

Tilman Börgers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199734023
eISBN:
9780190244699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734023.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

What is the best way to auction an asset? How should a group of people organize themselves to ensure the best provision of public goods? How should exchanges be organized? This book addresses these ... More

Law and Happiness

Law and Happiness

Eric A. Posner and Cass R. Sunstein (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226676005
eISBN:
9780226676029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676029.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Since the earliest days of philosophy, thinkers have debated the meaning of the term happiness and the nature of the good life. But it is only in recent years that the study of happiness—or ... More

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Andrew Berg and Rafael Portillo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198785811
eISBN:
9780191827624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785811.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Behavioural Economics

Having broadly stabilized inflation over the past two decades, many policymakers in sub-Saharan Africa are now asking more of their monetary policy frameworks. They are looking to avoid policy ... More

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