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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 Value of Music

James O. Young

in Critique of Pure Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199682713
eISBN:
9780191762918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682713.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter grants that some of the aesthetic rewards of music are those identified by formalists. The formalist’s account of the value of music cannot be complete because of the heresy of ... More


Stalking Nabokov

Brian Boyd

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158572
eISBN:
9780231530293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158572.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

At the age of twenty-one, the author wrote a thesis on Vladimir Nabokov that Nabokov called “brilliant.” After gaining exclusive access to the writer's archives, he wrote a two-part, award-winning ... More


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