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Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics

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ISBN: 0393080943 - Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics  
Title:Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics
Author:Richard H. Thaler
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company
Type:Book / Hardcover
Publication Date:11 May, 2015
ISBN / ISBN-13:0393080943  /  9780393080940
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A founding father of behavioral economics Chicago Tribune Richard H Thaler has spent his career investigating the radical notion that the central agents in the economy are humans error prone but predictable individuals Once dismissed by economists as an amusing sideshow the study of human miscalculations and their effects on markets now drives efforts to make better decisions in our lives our businesses and our governments Misbehaving spans Thaler s decades as a leader in this transformation and reveals how the insights of behavioral economics can help everyone think more intelligently about their time and their money With relatable examples from everyday life investments household spending to television game show dilemmas and the NFL draft Misbehaving offers a present at the creation account of Thaler s battle to upend traditional economic thinking As readable as Freakonomics as provocative as Thinking Fast and Slow Misbehaving is a singular look into profound human foibles one that will have readers retooling their grocery lists and retirement strategies and lead managers to rethink every aspect of their business Richard H Thaler has spent his career studying the radical notion that the central agents in the economy are humans predictable error prone individuals Misbehaving is his arresting frequently hilarious account of the struggle to bring an academic discipline back down to earth and change the way we think about economics ourselves and our world Traditional economics assumes rational actors Early in his research Thaler realized these Spock like automatons were nothing like real people Whether buying a clock radio selling basketball tickets or applying for a mortgage we all succumb to biases and make decisions that deviate from the standards of rationality assumed by economists In other words we misbehave More importantly our misbehavior has serious consequences Dismissed at first by economists as an amusing sideshow t

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