Decision Making: A Behavioral Economic Approach by Michal SkorepaDecision Making: A Behavioral Economic Approach by Michal Skorepa

Decision Making: A Behavioral Economic Approach

byMichal Skorepa

Paperback | December 17, 2010

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First textbook to survey human decision making mainly from an economic perspective. It offers a systematic and concise overview of the field and an in-depth, critical summary of some of the major debates between psychologists and economists and the resulting models, empirical findings and real-life applications. 
  
MICHAL SKOREPA is a Lecturer in Decision Research and Behavioral Economics at the Institute for Economic Studies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, where he received his PhD. He has been teaching a course based on the material in this textbook for over a decade. Currently he is an Advisor to the Vice-Governor of the Czech Na...
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Title:Decision Making: A Behavioral Economic ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.04 inPublished:December 17, 2010Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023024825X

ISBN - 13:9780230248250

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Table of Contents

PART I: FUNDAMENTALS
Introduction and Motivation
Basic Concepts
An Overview of Main Areas of Decision Science
History of Research on Decision Making
Methodology of Decision Science
Selected Decision Maxims
PART II: MODELS AND FINDINGS
Inductive Reasoning I - Generalisation and Sampling
Inductive Reasoning II - Forecasting
Inductive Reasoning III - Influence by Comparing
Comparing in General I - Types of Utilities
Comparing in General II - Reference Dependence
Comparing I - Multiple States of the World
Comparing II - Multiple Periods
References
Index