European University Institute Library

A course in behavioral economics, Erik Angner

Table Of Contents
INTRODUCTION -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 What is this Book? -- 1.2 The Origins of Behavioral Economics -- 1.3 Methods -- 1.4 Looking Ahead -- I CHOICE UNDER CERTAINTY -- 2 Rational Choice Under Certainty -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Preferences -- 2.3 Rational Preferences -- Box: Logical Symbols -- 2.4 Indifference and Strict Preference -- Box: How to do Proofs -- 2.5 Preference Orderings -- 2.6 Choice Under Certainty -- 2.7 Utility -- Box: Final Word on Proofs -- 2.8 Discussion -- 3 Decision-making Under Certainty -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Opportunity Costs -- 3.3 Sunk Costs -- 3.4 Menu Dependence -- 3.5 Loss Aversion -- 3.6 Anchoring and Adjustment -- 3.7 Discussion -- II JUDGMENT UNDER RISK AND UNCERTAINTY -- 4 Probability Judgment -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Fundamentals of Probability Theory -- 4.3 Unconditional Probability -- Box: Odds -- 4.4 Conditional Probability -- 4.5 Total Probability and Bayes's Rule -- 4.6 Bayesian Updating -- 4.7 Discussion -- 5 Judgment Under Risk And Uncertainty -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 The Gambler's Fallacy -- 5.3 Conjunction and Disjunction Fallacies -- 5.4 Base-rate Neglect -- 5.5 Confirmation Bias -- 5.6 Availability -- 5.7 Discussion -- III CHOICE UNDER RISK AND UNCERTAINTY -- 6 Rational Choice Under Risk and Uncertainty -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Uncertainty -- 6.3 Expected Value -- 6.4 Expected Utility -- 6.5 Attitudes Toward Risk -- 6.6 Discussion -- 7 Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Framing Effects -- 7.3 Bundling and Mental Accounting -- 7.4 The Allais Problem -- 7.5 The Ellsberg Problem -- 7.6 Probability Weighting -- 7.7 Discussion -- IV INTERTEMPORAL CHOICE -- 8 The Discounted Utility Model -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Interest rates -- 8.3 Exponential Discounting -- Box: Discount Rates -- 8.4 Discussion -- 9 Intertemporal Choice -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Hyperbolic Discounting -- 9.3 Choosing Not to Choose -- 9.4 Preferences Over Profiles -- 9.5 Discussion -- V STRATEGIC INTERACTION -- 10 Analytical Game Theory -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Nash Equilibrium in Pure Strategies -- 10.3 Nash Equilibrium in Mixed Strategies -- 10.4 Equilibrium Refinements -- 10.5 Discussion -- 11 Behavioral Game Theory -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Social Preferences -- 11.3 Intentions, Reciprocity, and Trust -- 11.4 Limited Strategic Thinking -- 11.5 Discussion -- VI CONCLUDING REMARKS -- 12 General Discussion -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 Behavioral Welfare Economics -- 12.3 Assessing Behavioral Economics -- 12.4 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- APPENDIX: Answer Key
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xvii, 247 pages, illustrations., 25 cm.
Isbn
9780230304543

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