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A Behavioral Model of Rational Choice

Type:

Paper

Authors:

Herbert A. Simon

Publication Date:

Feb-55

Genre:

Academic Research

Difficulty:

Medium

Description:

The concept of bounded rationality is firmly associated with Simon's name, and conversely, and that his authority is, time and again, employed to buttress the use of the concept that is being done, nowadays in a relatively more frequent fashion, by diverse strands in the field of economic science.

A Behavioral Model of Rational Choice

A Theory of Fairness, Competition and Cooperation

Type:

Paper

Authors:

Ernst Fehr, Klaus M. Schmidt

Publication Date:

Aug-99

Genre:

Academic Research

Difficulty:

Medium

Description:

There is strong evidence that people exploit their bargaining power in competitive markets but not in bilateral bargaining situations. There is also strong evidence that people exploit free-riding opportunities in voluntary cooperation games. Yet, when they are given the opportunity to punish free riders, stable cooperation is maintained, although punishment is costly for those who punish. This paper asks whether there is a simple common principle that can explain this puzzling evidence.

A Theory of Fairness, Competition and Cooperation

Advances in Prospect Theory

Type:

Paper

Authors:

Daniel Kahneman, Amos Tversky

Publication Date:

1992

Genre:

Academic Research

Difficulty:

Medium

Description:

The paper develop a new version of prospect theory that employs cumulative rather than separable decision weights and extends the theory in several respects

Advances in Prospect Theory

Blink

Type:

Book

Authors:

Malcolm Gladwell

Publication Date:

01/11/05

Genre:

Pop Behavioral Science

Difficulty:

Beginner

Description:

An introduction to behavioral economics, similar to Thinking Fast and Slow.

Blink

Designing for Behavior Change

Type:

Book

Authors:

Stephen Wendell

Publication Date:

Nov-13

Genre:

Applied Behavioral Science

Difficulty:

Medium

Description:

Teaching how anyone can apply behavioral economics for their own purposes, project, or organization.

Designing for Behavior Change

Dollars and Sense: Money Mishaps and How to Avoid Them

Type:

Book

Authors:

Dan Ariely, Jeff Kreisler

Publication Date:

117/2017

Genre:

Difficulty:

Description:

Dan Ariely teams up with financial comedian and writer Jeff Kreisler to challenge many of our most basic assumptions about the precarious relationship between our brains and our money. In doing so, they undermine many of personal finance’s most sacred beliefs and explain how we can override some of our own instincts to make better financial choices.

Dollars and Sense: Money Mishaps and How to Avoid Them

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Type:

Book

Authors:

Angela Duckworth

Publication Date:

05/02/2016

Genre:

Self help

Difficulty:

Beginner

Description:

In this must-read book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, students, and business people both seasoned and new that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called grit

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Handbook of Behavioral Economics 2

Type:

Book

Authors:

B. Douglas Bernheim, Stefano DellaVigna, David Laibson

Publication Date:

1/29/2019

Genre:

Difficulty:

Description:

A survey of all research done in the field.

Handbook of Behavioral Economics 2
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Happiness by Design: Finding Pleasure and Purpose in Everyday Life

Type:

Book

Authors:

Paul Daulan

Publication Date:

08/01/2014

Genre:

Difficulty:

Description:

This is not just another happiness book. In Happiness by Design, happiness and behavior expert Paul Dolan combines the latest insights from economics and psychology to illustrate that in order to be happy we must behave happy.

Happiness by Design: Finding Pleasure and Purpose in Everyday Life

How Change Happens

Type:

Book

Authors:

Cass Sunstein

Publication Date:

3/15/2019

Genre:

Applied Behavioral Science

Difficulty:

Medium

Description:

The different ways that social change happens, from unleashing to nudging to social cascades.

How Change Happens

How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

Type:

Book

Authors:

Katy Milkman

Publication Date:

05/05/2021

Genre:

Self help

Difficulty:

Beginner

Description:

How to Change is a powerful, groundbreaking blueprint to help you - and anyone you manage, teach or coach - to achieve personal and professional goals, from the master of human nature and behaviour change and Choiceology podcast host Professor Katy Milkman.

How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Type:

Book

Authors:

Dale Carnegie

Publication Date:

Oct-86

Genre:

Self help

Difficulty:

Beginner

Description:

How to Win Friends and Influence People is a self-help book written by Dale Carnegie, published in 1936. Over 30 million copies have been sold worldwide, making it one of the best-selling books of all time.[1] In 2011, it was number 19 on Time Magazine's list of the 100 most influential books

How to Win Friends and Influence People
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