Psychology: Economic Psychology

  • The Routledge Companion to Behavioural Accounting Research book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Behavioural Accounting Research

    Edited by Theresa Libby, Linda Thorne

    Behavioural research is well established in the social sciences, and has flourished in the field of accounting in recent decades. This far-reaching and reliable collection provides a definitive resource on current knowledge in this new approach, as well as providing a guide to the development and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Urban Poverty and Health Inequalities: A Relational Approach book cover

    Urban Poverty and Health Inequalities

    A Relational Approach

    By Darrin Hodgetts, Ottilie Stolte

    When discussing health, people often talk about ailments and afflictions, the potential of modern medicine and the behaviours that affect our health. Although important, a sole focus on such issues can undermine a more socio-economic understanding of health. This timely book takes a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Context and Cognition in Consumer Psychology: How Perception and Emotion Guide Action book cover

    Context and Cognition in Consumer Psychology

    How Perception and Emotion Guide Action

    By Gordon Foxall

    Context and Cognition in Consumer Psychology is concerned with the psychological explanation of consumer choice. It pays particular attention to the roles of perception and emotion in accounting for consumers’ actions and their interaction with the desires and beliefs in terms of which consumer…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Tax Avoidance Research book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Tax Avoidance Research

    Edited by Nigar Hashimzade, Yuliya Epifantseva

    An inherently interdisciplinary subject, tax avoidance has attracted growing interest of scholars in many fields. No longer limited to law and accounting, research increasingly has been conducted from other perspectives, such as anthropology, business ethics, corporate social responsibility, and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Stress, Affluence and Sustainable Consumption book cover

    Stress, Affluence and Sustainable Consumption

    By Cecilia Solér

    Why do affluent consumers almost automatically acquire new versions or variations of products already at their disposal? Even though most of us know that this novelty consumption poses a serious threat to an environmentally and socially sustainable future, we continue to do it. Why? Research shows…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • The Good Life Beyond Growth: New Perspectives book cover

    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 – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • The Psychology of Investing book cover

    The Psychology of Investing

    6th Edition

    By John R. Nofsinger

    While traditional finance focuses on the tools used to optimize return and minimize risk, this book explains how psychology can affect our decisions more than financial theory. Covering the ways investors actually behave, this is the first book of its kind to delve into the ways biases influence…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • Young People's Understanding of Society (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Young People's Understanding of Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By Adrian Furnham

    First published in 1991, this book represents the first wide-ranging review of young people’s understanding of the social world and the functioning of society. Taking a social cognitive view of adolescence, it focuses on the processes by which young people learn to understand other people’s…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge

  • Gender and Risk-Taking: Economics, Evidence, and Why the Answer Matters book cover

    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 – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • Risky Curves: On the Empirical Failure of Expected Utility book cover

    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 – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Research Methods in Consumer Psychology: Ethnography and Culture book cover

    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 – 2017-05-18
    Psychology Press

  • Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors: Key Concepts and Current Research book cover

    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

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