Economic Psychology Products

  • Trusting Nudges

    Toward A Bill of Rights for Nudging

    By Cass R. Sunstein, Lucia A. Reisch

    Many "nudges" aim to make life simpler, safer, or easier for people to navigate, but what do members of the public really think about these policies? Drawing on surveys from numerous nations around the world, Sunstein and Reisch explore whether citizens approve of nudge policies. Their most…

    Hardback – 2019-02-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Behavioural Economics and Finance

  • Economics for an Information Age

    Money-Bargaining, Support-Bargaining and the Information Interface

    By Patrick Spread

    Economics for an Information Age examines the central role of information within economics and society. The neoclassical economic model, taught as ‘mainstream economics’ in universities around the world, relies on a mathematical model of ‘resource allocation’ in which private advantage gives rise…

    Hardback – 2018-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Behavioural Economics and Finance

    2nd Edition

    By Michelle Baddeley

    Behavioural economics and behavioural finance are rapidly expanding fields that are continually growing in prominence. While orthodox economic models are built upon restrictive and simplifying assumptions about rational choice and efficient markets, behavioural economics offers a robust alternative…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01
    Routledge

  • Behavioral Insights for Public Policy

    Concepts and Cases

    Edited by Kai Ruggeri

    The first decades of the twenty-first century have offered a remarkable shift in how policies are made as well as who designs them. Until this period, local, regional, and national policy advisors largely comprised economists, lawyers, and financial experts. But in an era when behavioral…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge

  • On the Foundations of Happiness in Economics

    Reinterpreting Tibor Scitovsky

    By Maurizio Pugno

    Economic growth has extraordinarily increased the availability of market goods to satisfy people’s need for comfort, but at the same time it has also raised great challenges to their working and family life. Will people learn the skill necessary to cope with these challenges and draw full enjoyment…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Behavioral Economics

    The Basics

    By Philip Corr, Anke Plagnol

    Behavioral economics is everywhere – whether used by governments to shape our judgement and decision making, advertisers and marketers to sell products, or even politicians to sell policies, its insights are important and far-reaching. Behavioral Economics: The Basics is the first book to provide…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Psychological Governance and Public Policy

    Governing the mind, brain and behaviour

    Edited by Jessica Pykett, Rhys Jones, Mark Whitehead

    There have been significant developments in the state of psychological, neuroscientific and behavioural scientific knowledge relating to the human mind, brain, action and decision-making over the past two decades. These developments have influenced public policy making and popular culture in the UK…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • How We Misunderstand Economics and Why it Matters

    The Psychology of Bias, Distortion and Conspiracy

    By David Leiser, Yhonatan Shemesh

    This is the first book to explain why people misunderstand economics. From the cognitive shortcuts we use to make sense of complex information, to the metaphors we rely on and their effect on our thinking, this important book lays bare not only the psychological traits that distort our ability to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Ignorance Studies

    Edited by Matthias Gross, Linsey McGoey

    Once treated as the absence of knowledge, ignorance today has become a highly influential topic in its own right, commanding growing attention across the natural and social sciences where a wide range of scholars have begun to explore the social life and political issues involved in the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • An Architecture of the Mind

    A Psychological Foundation for the Science of Everyday Life

    By Brendan Markey-Towler

    An Architecture of the Mind proposes a mathematically logical and rigorous theory of lived experience, and a comprehensive and coherent theory of psychology. It is also remarkably simple. Building on the core proposition that the mind is a network structure, it proposes a theory of the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge

  • Agent-Based Computational Economics

    How the idea originated and where it is going

    By Shu-Heng Chen

    This book aims to answer two questions that are fundamental to the study of agent-based economic models: what is agent-based computational economics and why do we need agent-based economic modelling of economy? This book provides a review of the development of agent-based computational economics (…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Experimental and Computable Economics

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