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Why Culture Matters Most

Why Culture Matters Most

David C. Rose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199330720
eISBN:
9780190918712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199330720.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

A society’s culture can lock in beliefs and practices that inevitably produce persistent poverty and tyranny. But a society’s culture can also provide a foundation for maximizing general prosperity ... More

The Community of AdvantageA Behavioural Economist's Defence of the Market

The Community of Advantage: A Behavioural Economist's Defence of the Market

Robert Sugden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825142
eISBN:
9780191863813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825142.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Normative analysis in economics has usually aimed at satisfying individuals’ preferences. Its conclusions have supported a long-standing liberal tradition of economics that values economic freedom ... More

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Andrew Berg and Rafael Portillo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198785811
eISBN:
9780191827624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785811.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Behavioural Economics

Having broadly stabilized inflation over the past two decades, many policymakers in sub-Saharan Africa are now asking more of their monetary policy frameworks. They are looking to avoid policy ... More

Honours versus MoneyThe Economics of Awards

Honours versus Money: The Economics of Awards

Bruno S. Frey and Jana Gallus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198798507
eISBN:
9780191839474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Honours fulfil one of the most fundamental desires of human beings, to be recognized and held in esteem by others. There are thousands of awards in all areas of society: the state (orders), arts and ... More

Evolutionary Games in Natural, Social, and Virtual Worlds

Evolutionary Games in Natural, Social, and Virtual Worlds

Daniel Friedman and Barry Sinervo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199981151
eISBN:
9780190466657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981151.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book’s goal is to introduce evolutionary game theory to applied researchers in a manner accessible to graduate students and advanced undergraduates in biology, economics, engineering, and allied ... More

Policies for Happiness

Policies for Happiness

Stefano Bartolini, Ennio Bilancini, Luigino Bruni, and Pier Luigi Porta (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198758730
eISBN:
9780191818653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758730.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics, Public and Welfare

Happiness research is raising new questions that capture the attention of a growing public audience. This book considers three classes of such questions, attempting to provide answers in a format ... More

The Handbook of Behavioral Operations ManagementSocial and Psychological Dynamics in Production and Service Settings

The Handbook of Behavioral Operations Management: Social and Psychological Dynamics in Production and Service Settings

Elliot Bendoly, Wout van Wezel, and Daniel G. Bachrach (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199357215
eISBN:
9780190239336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357215.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book provides insights into behavioral phenomena common to production and service settings. The text provides ready-to-play games and other activities that allow instructors to demonstrate the ... More

An Introduction to the Theory of Mechanism Design

An Introduction to the Theory of Mechanism Design

Tilman Börgers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199734023
eISBN:
9780190244699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734023.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

What is the best way to auction an asset? How should a group of people organize themselves to ensure the best provision of public goods? How should exchanges be organized? This book addresses these ... More

Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology

Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology

Guillaume R. Fréchette and Andrew Schotter (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195328325
eISBN:
9780190202187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328325.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book confronts and debates the issues faced by the growing field of experimental economics. For example, as experimental work attempts to test theory, it raises questions about the proper ... More

Happiness and Economic GrowthLessons from Developing Countries

Happiness and Economic Growth: Lessons from Developing Countries

Andrew E. Clark and Claudia Senik (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198723653
eISBN:
9780191790744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723653.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book analyzes the relationship between income and subjective well-being, in particular in the increasingly relevant context of developing countries. A number of chapters in the book set out new ... More

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