Decision Making: A Behavioral Economic Approach by Michal Skorepa

Decision Making: A Behavioral Economic Approach

byMichal Skorepa

Paperback | January 15, 2011

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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. 

About The Author

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, 8.08 × 6.16 × 1.01 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023024825X

ISBN - 13:9780230248250

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Table of Contents

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
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