Behavioural and Experimental Economics

Behavioural and Experimental Economics

by Steven N. Durlauf
     
 

Editors Durlauf and Blume have selected key articles from the original 8-volume edition of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and collected them into one handy volume. Each article in this compendium covers the fundamental themes within the discipline and is written by a leading practitioner in the field.

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Overview

Editors Durlauf and Blume have selected key articles from the original 8-volume edition of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and collected them into one handy volume. Each article in this compendium covers the fundamental themes within the discipline and is written by a leading practitioner in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230238688
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/22/2009
Series:
New Palgrave Economics Collection Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
988,159
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

General Preface ix

Introduction x

Addiction George Loewenstein Scott Rick 1

Altruism in experiments James Andreoni William T. Harbaugh Lise Vesterlund 6

Auctions (experiments) John H. Kagel Dan Levin 14

Behavioural economics and game theory Faruk Gul 23

Behavioural finance Robert Bloomfield 32

Behavioural game theory Colin F. Camerer 42

Behavioural public economics B. Douglas Bernheim Antonio Rangel 51

Collective choice experiments Rick K. Wilson 59

Coordination problems and communication Jack Ochs 64

Cross-cultural experiments Rob Boyd 68

Entitlements in laboratory experiments Sheryl Ball 73

Experimental economics Vernon L. Smith 75

Experimental economics, history of Francesco Guala 99

Experimental labour economics Armin Falk Simon Gächter 107

Experimental macroeconomics John Duffy 113

Experimental methods in economics Vernon L. Smith 120

Experimental methods in environmental economics Jason F. Shogren 137

Experiments and econometrics Daniel E. Houser 146

Field experiments John A. List David Reiley 151

Individual learning in games Teck H. Ho 157

Information cascade experiments Lisa Anderson Charles A. Holt 166

Intertemporal choice Christopher F. Chabris David I. Laibson Jonathon P. Schuldt 168

Laboratory financial markets Daniel Friedman 178

Market power and collusion in laboratory markets Douglas D. Davis 186

Mechanism design experiments Yan Chen John O. Ledyard 191

Preference reversals Chris Starmer 206

Prospect theory Graham Loomes 212

Public goods experiments Rachel T. A. Croson 221

Quantal response equilibria Jacob K. Goeree Charles A. Holt Thomas R. Palfrey 234

Reciprocity andcollective action Rajiv Sethi 243

Social preferences Jeffrey Carpenter 247

Trust in experiments Iris Bohnet 253

Value elicitation Glenn W. Harrison 258

Index 262

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