Economic Psychology Products

  • Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors

    Key Concepts and Current Research

    Edited by Yaniv Hanoch, Andrew Barnes, Thomas Rice

    The field of behavioural economics can tell us a great deal about cognitive bias and unconscious decision-making, challenging the orthodox economic model whereby consumers make rational and informed choices. But it is in the arena of health that it perhaps offers individuals and governments the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

  • The Social Construction of Rationality

    Policy Debates and the Power of Good Reasons

    By Onno Bouwmeester

    There are many different forms of rationality. In current economic discourse the main focus is on instrumental rationality and optimizing, while organization scholars, behavioural economists and policy scientists focus more on bounded rationality and satisficing. The interplay with value…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Organizational Justice

    International perspectives and conceptual advances

    Edited by Carolina Moliner, Russell Cropanzano, Vicente Martínez-Tur

    Organizational justice – the perception of workplace fairness – can bring important benefits not only to the health and well-being of individual employees but also to the productivity of organizations themselves. This timely new collection, with contributions from leading researchers from around…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • The Economics of Nudge

    Edited by Cass Sunstein, Lucia Reisch

    Proponents of ‘nudge theory’ argue that, because of our human susceptibility to an array of biases, we often make subprime choices and decisions that make us poorer, less healthy, and more miserable than we might otherwise be. However, using behavioural economics—and insights from other…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Economics

  • Reflective and Impulsive Determinants of Human Behavior

    Edited by Roland Deutsch, Bertram Gawronski, Wilhelm Hofmann

    Conflicts between the "head" and the "heart" are very common in everyday life. Over the past decade, research on such self-regulatory conflicts has been strongly shaped by Strack and Deutsch’s 2004 Reflective-Impulsive Model (RIM). The award-winning theory integrates cognitive, affective, and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06
    Psychology Press

  • The Psychology and Economics of Happiness

    Love, life and positive living

    By Lok Sang Ho

    Much attention has been given to the economics of everyday life, which typically applies economic principles to the analysis of the different choices that people face under different situations. Yet there are hardly any books on the economics of life—an economics that takes the finite lifespan as…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Illusions

    Intriguing Phenomena in Judgement, Thinking and Memory, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rüdiger F Pohl

    Cognitive Illusions explores a wide range of fascinating psychological effects in the way we think, judge and remember in our everyday lives. Featuring contributions from leading researchers, the book defines what cognitive illusions are and discusses their theoretical status: are such illusions…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Psychology Press

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Philosophical Problems of Behavioural Economics

    By Stefan Heidl

    The goal of behavioural economics is to improve the explanatory and predictive power of economics. This can be achieved by using theoretical and methodological resources of psychology. Its fundamental idea is that the relationship between psychology and economics cannot be subsumed under standard…

    Hardback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

  • Addiction as Consumer Choice

    Exploring the Cognitive Dimension

    By Gordon Foxall

    A striking characteristic of addictive behavior is the pursuit of immediate reward at the risk of longer-term detrimental outcomes. It is typically accompanied by the expression of a strong desire to cease from or at least control consumption that has such consequences, followed by lapse, further…

    Hardback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Marketing

  • Game Theory and Exercises

    By Gisèle Umbhauer

    Game Theory and Exercises introduces the main concepts of game theory, along with interactive exercises to aid readers’ learning and understanding. Game theory is used to help players understand decision-making, risk-taking and strategy and the impact that the choices they make have on other…

    Paperback – 2016-01-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance

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