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The Case for Mindful Economics

COLIN CAMERER

in The Foundations of Positive and Normative Economics: A Hand Book

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195328318
eISBN:
9780199851768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328318.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Economics, in this chapter, is defined as the study of institutions and variables that may affect certain “economic” choices that are relevant in ascertaining levels of wealth, health, material ... More


Economic Experiments to Examine Fairness and Cooperation among the Ache Indians of Paraguay

Kim Hill and Michael Gurven

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

It has been suggested that cooperative outcomes may be more ubiquitous in traditional hunter–gatherer societies, which are characterized by economic systems that more closely resemble those in which ... More


What Can Neuroeconomics Tell Us About Economics (and Vice Versa)?

Mark Dean

in Comparative Decision Making

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199856800
eISBN:
9780199301508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856800.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter evaluates the progress and impact of neuroeconomics, showing how models and data can be linked to provide mechanistic insights into a classical decision-making field. The focus is on the ... More


Psychological influences on economic choice: Pavlovian cuing and emotional regulation

Colin F. Camerer

in Decision Making, Affect, and Learning: Attention and Performance XXIII

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199600434
eISBN:
9780191725623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600434.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The economic theory of choice has proved to be useful in explaining aggregate choices and guiding policy using just three moving parts: stable preferences, information, and constraints. Cognitive ... More


The Innate Mind, Volume 3: Foundations and the Future

Stephen Stich

Peter Carruthers and Stephen Laurence (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195332834
eISBN:
9780199868117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332834.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book is the third of a three-volume set on the innate mind. It provides an assessment of nativist thought and definitive reference point for future inquiry. Nativists have long been interested ... More


Founding Choices: American Economic Policy in the 1790s

Douglas A. Irwin and Richard Sylla (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226384740
eISBN:
9780226384764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384764.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The political decisions made by the founding fathers were crucial to the success of the early republic. But the economic decisions they made were just as pivotal, ensuring the general welfare and ... More


The Lonely Furrow

Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan

in The Web of Freedom: J.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460816
eISBN:
9780199087150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter details Gandhi and Kumarappa’s struggle to promote village industries in the face of indifference and criticism. The early years of the AIVIA are described and located within the context ... More


Carmel U. Chiswick, Judaism in Transition: How Economic Choices Shape Religious Tradition. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. 234 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0040
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Judaism in Transition: How Economic Choices Shape Religious Tradition (2014), by Carmel U. Chiswick. In Judaism in Transition, Chiswick examines the evolving nature of ... More


Demographic Dividends

Philip Auerswald

in The Coming Prosperity: How Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199795178
eISBN:
9780190258481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795178.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter focuses on population growth as an example of paradox prosperity. At the start of the 20th century, public intellectuals in the United States and Great Britain embraced the notion that ... More


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