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Handbook of Behavioral Economics - Foundations and Applications 2 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444633750, 9780444633965

Handbook of Behavioral Economics - Foundations and Applications 2, Volume 2

1st Edition

Series Volume Editors: B. Douglas Bernheim Stefano DellaVigna David Laibson
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444633750
eBook ISBN: 9780444633965
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 29th January 2019
Page Count: 528
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Table of Contents

1. Intertemporal Choice
Keith Marzilli Ericson and David Laibson
2. Errors in Probabilistic Reasoning and Judgment Biases
Daniel J. Benjamin
3. Errors in Strategic Reasoning
Erik Eyster
4. Behavioral Inattention
Xavier Gabaix
5. Behavioral Development Economics
Michael Kremer, Gautam Rao, and Frank Schilbach
6. Behavioral Economics and Health-Care Markets
Amitabh Chandra, Benjamin Handel, and Joshua Schwartzstein


Handbook of Behavioral Economics, Volume 2, Foundations and Applications offers critical perspectives on theoretical work within behavioral economics, delivering a comprehensive, critical, up-to-date, and accessible review of the field that has always been missing. This literature summary of the conceptual foundations underlying behavioral economics is written by, and for, economists, with chapters covering Intertemporal choice, Reference-dependent preferences, Beliefs, Cognition, Social preferences, Behavioral game theory, Welfare, and Neuroeconomics.

Key Features

  • Helps academic and non-academic economists understand recent rapid changes in theoretical advances within behavioral economics
  • Designed for economists already convinced of the benefits of behavioral economics and mainstream economists who feel threatened by new developments in behavioral economics
  • Written for those who wish to become quickly acquainted with behavioral economics


Economics graduate students, professors, and researchers worldwide studying general economics and, in particular, behavioral economics


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About the Series Volume Editors

B. Douglas Bernheim

Edward Ames Edmonds Professor of Economics, Douglas Bernheim received his Ph.D. from MIT. A Fellow of the Econometric Society and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he has also taught at Northwestern University and Princeton University.

Affiliations and Expertise

Stanford University, Stanford CA, USA

Stefano DellaVigna

Dr. Stefano DellaVigna,.Daniel Koshland, Sr. Distinguished Professor of Economics and Professor of Business Administration, Stefano DellaVigna received his PhD from Harvard. An Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, he is a co-editor of the American Economic Review.

Affiliations and Expertise

Berkeley University, CA, USA

David Laibson

The Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics and Harvard College Professor, David Laibson received his Ph.D. from MIT. A Fellow of the Econometric Society and of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences, he won the TIAA-CREF Paul Samuelson Prize in 2011.

Affiliations and Expertise

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA