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

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

1st Edition

Series Volume Editors: David Laibson
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444633750
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 4th January 2019
Page Count: 600
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Table of Contents

1. Intertemporal choice
2. Reference-dependent preferences
3. Beliefs
4. Cognition
5. Social preferences
6. Behavioral game theory
7. Welfare
8. Neuroeconomics


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

David Laibson Series Volume Editor

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