The Psychology of Economic Decisions, Volume 1

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A collection of carefully selected contributions to behavioral economics from some of the leading international scholars in the field. Designed to fully complement Volume One, topics covered include preferences, behavioral game theory, motivated mental states and emotions and decision making.

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Contents

Why People Make Foolish
3
HyperIncentives From a Visceral Brain
17
The Pursuit and Assessment of Happiness can be SelfDefeating
41
Behavioral Policy
73
Information and SelfControl
89
SelfSignaling and Diagnostic Utility in Everyday Decision Making
105
IMPERFECT MEMORY AND LIMITED
125
An Economic Approach
137
The Frame Problem
169
the Causes of Emotional Evanescence
209
Temporal Construal Theory of TimeDependent Preferences
235
EXPERIMENTAL PRACTICES IN PSYCHOLOGY
251
Applications
273
What Causes Nominal Inertia? Insights From
299
Inder
315
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Isabelle Brocas is at the Department of Economics, Columbia University. She is also a research affiliate at CEPR, and co-editor of the Annals of the Marie Curie Fellows Association.Juan D. Carrillo is Associate Professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Business. He is also a research affiliate at CEPR, and Associate Editor of the Spanish Economic Review.

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