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Bounded Rationality and Industrial Organization

Bounded Rationality and Industrial Organization

Ran Spiegler

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195398717
eISBN:
9780199896790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398717.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book synthesizes recent developments in the theory of Industrial Organization, incorporating aspects of consumer psychology that are absent from the standard model of rational choice. The book ... More

The Capitals of NationsThe Role of Human, Social, and Institutional Capital in Economic Evolution

The Capitals of Nations: The Role of Human, Social, and Institutional Capital in Economic Evolution

Dr Lalita Som

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199452736
eISBN:
9780199084548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452736.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Theories of economic growth focused on physical capital and its diffusion till the 1950s. Since then, increasing attention has been paid to the role and utility of knowledge, human capital, ... 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

Economics and HappinessFraming the Analysis

Economics and Happiness: Framing the Analysis

Luigino Bruni and Pier Luigi Porta (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286287
eISBN:
9780191603006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286280.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This is the first comprehensive book on the return of happiness in economics. It still sounds comparatively unusual to put happiness and economics together. At the same time, the association appears ... 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

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

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

Happiness QuantifiedA Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Happiness Quantified: A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Bernard M. S. van Praag and Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226146
eISBN:
9780191718595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226146.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book deals with satisfaction analysis, that is, the way humans evaluate many aspects of their situation. It focuses on that which precedes decision taking (i.e., judgements and evaluations, ... 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

How the Chicago School Overshot the MarkThe Effect of Conservative Economic Analysis on U.S. Antitrust

How the Chicago School Overshot the Mark: The Effect of Conservative Economic Analysis on U.S. Antitrust

Robert Pitofsky (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372823
eISBN:
9780199871773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372823.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book came about due to the growing concern that antitrust, a system of regulation that for over a century has had wide professional and public support, is under attack. The recent trend appears ... 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

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

The Moral Foundation of Economic Behavior

The Moral Foundation of Economic Behavior

David C. Rose

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199781744
eISBN:
9780199919116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781744.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book explains why moral beliefs can and likely do play an important role in the development and operation of market economies. It shows why the maximization of general prosperity requires that ... More

The New Ruthless EconomyWork and Power in the Digital Age

The New Ruthless Economy: Work and Power in the Digital Age

Simon Head

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179835
eISBN:
9780199850211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179835.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

In the great boom of the 1990s, compensation to the top level of management soared, but the wage levels of most Americans barely grew at all. This stagnation has baffled experts, but this book points ... 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

Repeated Games and ReputationsLong-Run Relationships

Repeated Games and Reputations: Long-Run Relationships

George J. Mailath and Larry Samuelson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300796
eISBN:
9780199783700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300796.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book begins with a careful development of fundamental concepts, including the notions of a repeated game, strategy, and equilibrium. It synthesizes and unifies the vast body of work in repeated ... More

Schelling's Game TheoryHow to Make Decisions

Schelling's Game Theory: How to Make Decisions

Robert V. Dodge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199857203
eISBN:
9780199932597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857203.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Thomas Schelling won the Nobel Prize “for having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis.” This came after he had taught a game theory and rational choice ... More

Visions of the FutureThe Distant Past, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Visions of the Future: The Distant Past, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Robert Heilbroner

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102864
eISBN:
9780199854974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102864.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

“This is an exceedingly long short book, stretching at least fifty thousand years into the past and who knows how many into the future…” So begins this book, the basic premise of which is stunning in ... More

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

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