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From Argentina Without Emotions

Ignacio Palacios-Huerta

in Beautiful Game Theory: How Soccer Can Help Economics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144023
eISBN:
9781400850310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144023.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter focuses on psychological pressure in a competitive environment. It tests the hypothesis that if incentives become sufficiently large, the performance of professional players should ... More


Trading Robots and Social Cues

Daniel Beunza

in Taking the Floor: Models, Morals, and Management in a Wall Street Trading Room

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691162812
eISBN:
9780691185996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162812.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter considers the challenges posed by economic models by introducing a statistical arbitrage trader named Todd and his use of financial algorithms. Todd's strategy also illustrates the ... More


Group-Level Social and Psychological Processes that Support Symbolic Management

James Westphal and Sun Hyun Park

in Symbolic Management: Governance, Strategy, and Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198792055
eISBN:
9780191834257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792055.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Knowledge Management

In this chapter we examine group-level social and psychological processes that support symbolic management. We describe how social distancing, a kind of social influence in which groups isolate ... More


Behavioral Aspects of Commodity Markets

John R. Nofsinger

in Commodities: Markets, Performance, and Strategies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190656010
eISBN:
9780190656041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656010.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Are behavioral biases prevalent in commodities and futures markets? Although retail equity investors display many psychological biases, investors who are more sophisticated exhibit fewer biases. The ... More


Bonobos, chimpanzees and tools: Integrating species-specific psychological biases and socio-ecology

Josep Call

in Bonobos: Unique in Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198728511
eISBN:
9780191795381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198728511.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Over the years there has been some controversy regarding the comparison between chimpanzees and bonobos. Whereas some authors have stressed their differences, others have stressed their similarities. ... More


The US Wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan

James H. Lebovic

in Planning to Fail: The US Wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190935320
eISBN:
9780190937263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935320.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Because overarching policy goals are distant and open to interpretation, policy makers yield to cognitive bias by constructing policies around visible elements (salient referents). US wartime policy ... More


Essence

David Livingstone Smith

in On Inhumanity: Dehumanization and How to Resist It

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190923006
eISBN:
9780190092566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923006.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the powerful psychological biases that make possible the dehumanizing impulse. The fact that people sometimes believe that other people who appear human are really less than ... More


Art and Collectibles for Wealth Management

Peter J. May

in Financial Behavior: Players, Services, Products, and Markets

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190269999
eISBN:
9780190270025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269999.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines different psychological biases pertinent to collecting art and other items, which are part of every client’s world to some degree. Wealth management has a tradition of ... More


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