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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

Research Findings in the Economics of Aging

Research Findings in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903064
eISBN:
9780226903088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903088.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

The baby boom generation's entry into old age has led to an unprecedented increase in the elderly population. The social and economic effects of this shift are significant, and in this book, a group ... More

Resistance to InnovationIts Sources and Manifestations

Resistance to Innovation: Its Sources and Manifestations

Shaul Oreg and Jacob Goldenberg

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226632605
eISBN:
9780226237329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237329.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

The book addresses the phenomenon of resistance to innovation, and its antecedents and manifestations. Countering the prevalent pro-innovation bias, we focus on those consumers who are last to adopt ... More

Risky Behavior among YouthsAn Economic Analysis

Risky Behavior among Youths: An Economic Analysis

Jonathan Gruber (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310138
eISBN:
9780226309972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309972.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Every day young people engage in risky behaviors that affect not only their immediate well-being but their long-term health and safety. These chapters apply diverse economic analyses to a wide range ... 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

Themes in the Economics of Aging

Themes in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902845
eISBN:
9780226903330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903330.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

In the past few years, the economic ramifications of aging have garnered close attention from a group of NBER researchers led by David A. Wise. This volume continues to analyze a nexus of age-related ... More

Uncertainty, Expectations, and Financial InstabilityReviving Allais's Lost Theory of Psychological Time

Uncertainty, Expectations, and Financial Instability: Reviving Allais's Lost Theory of Psychological Time

Eric Barthalon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166287
eISBN:
9780231538305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166287.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book applies the neglected theory of psychological time and memory decay of Nobel Prize–winning economist Maurice Allais (1911–2010) to model investors' psychology in the present context of ... 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

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