Essays on Economic Psychology by Hermann BrandstätterEssays on Economic Psychology by Hermann Brandstätter

Essays on Economic Psychology

byHermann BrandstätterEditorWerner Güth

Paperback | April 9, 2012

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Economic behavior is explored from a psychological perspective by both, prominent economic psychologists with a long tradition in studying economic problems as well as economists who are open and interested in the psychological aspects of economic behavior. The contributions discuss the prospects and difficulties of this dialogue between psychology and economics and survey some important areas of research where such an interdisciplinary approach has proved to be successful. The text can also be used to introduce psychology to economists in order to give them an idea how to analyze economic problems from a psychological perspective. It also indicates many urgent and exciting research topics awaiting eager scholars to carry on the dialogue.
Title:Essays on Economic PsychologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:291 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:April 9, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642486231

ISBN - 13:9783642486234

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Essays on Economic Psychology.- 2. Psychology + Economics = Economic Psychology?.- 3. The Evolutionary Biology of Economic Behavior.- 4. Rationality: The Formalist View.- 5. Cognition and Economic Psychology.- 6. Psychological Aspects of Strategic Management.- 7. Economic Psychology and Telecommunications Research.- 8. Distributive Justice. A Behavioral Theory and Empirical Evidence.- 9. Public Choice - Economic Theory of Politics: A Survey in Selected Areas.- 10. Measuring the Size and Development of the Shadow Economy. Can the Causes be Found and the Obstacles be Overcome?.- 11. Why People Vote: The Role of Inter- and Intragroup Interaction in the Turnout Decision.- 12. How to Avoid Intrapersonal Strategic Conflicts in Game Theory?.- Author Index.