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Better Choices to Reduce Poverty

Sendhil Mullainathan

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A growing number of researchers are studying how to integrate psychological insights into economic reasoning. In this perspective, people sometimes make bad choices, ones that they themselves would ... More


The Poverty of Clio: Resurrecting Economic History

Francesco Boldizzoni

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144009
eISBN:
9781400838851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144009.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book challenges the hold that cliometrics—an approach to economic history that employs the analytical tools of economists—has exerted on the study of our economic past. This book calls for the ... More


The Trade of Truth Advanced

Blair Hoxby

in Mammon's Music: Literature and Economics in the Age of Milton

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093780
eISBN:
9780300129632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093780.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter examines John Milton's early engagement with economic issues, focusing on A Maske Presented at Ludlow Castle and Areopagitica. It suggests that Milton first betrayed cautious interest in ... More


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