Behavioral Economics: Past, Present, Future
by Colin F. Camerer, George Loewenstein
Publisher: Caltech 2002
Number of pages: 61
Behavioral economics increases the explanatory power of economics by providing it with more realistic psychological foundations. 'Behavioral Economics: Past, Present, Future' consists of representative recent articles in behavioral economics.
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