Economic Psychology Products

  • The Good Life Beyond Growth

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Hartmut Rosa, Christoph Henning

    Many countries have experienced a decline of economic growth for decades, an effect that was only aggravated by the recent global financial crisis. What if in the 21st century this is no longer an exception, but the general rule? Does an economy without growth necessarily bring hardship and crises,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • Gender and Risk-Taking

    Economics, Evidence and Why the Answer Matters

    By Julie A. Nelson

    The belief that men and women have fundamentally distinct natures, resulting in divergent preferences and behaviours, is widespread. Recently, economists have also engaged in the search for gender differences, with a number claiming to find fundamental gender differences regarding risk-taking,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • Risky Curves

    On the Empirical Failure of Expected Utility

    By Daniel Friedman, R. Mark Isaac, Duncan James, Shyam Sunder

    For several decades, the orthodox economics approach to understanding choice under risk has been to assume that each individual person maximizes some sort of personal utility function defined over purchasing power. This new volume contests that even the best wisdom from the orthodox theory has not…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Research Methods in Consumer Psychology

    Ethnography and Culture

    Edited by Paul Hackett

    While consumer research is founded on traditional quantitative approaches, the insight produced through qualitative research methods within consumer settings has not gone unnoticed. The culturally situated consumer, who is in intimate dialogue with their physical, virtual and social surroundings,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Psychology Press

  • 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 – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Neurobusiness

    Management in the Neural Age

    By Stephen Rhys Thomas

    The book is an exploration of recent advances in neuroscience and their implications for the conduct and management of business. This means everything from ideation to selling, and understanding its context will necessitate a tour of many ‘neuro’ disciplines relevant to business. The book's …

    Hardback – 2017-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • 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

  • The Systemic Nature of the Economic Crisis

    The perspectives of heterodox economics and psychoanalysis

    By Arturo Hermann

    The most prominent aspect of the current financial crisis is its systemic character which manifests itself in high levels of inequality, rampant unemployment, economic and social insecurity and environmental decay. This book explores the potential of a pluralistic and interdisciplinary approach for…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • 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

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