Choosing the Right Pond: Human Behavior and the Quest for Status / Edition 1

Choosing the Right Pond: Human Behavior and the Quest for Status / Edition 1

by Robert H. Frank
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195049454

ISBN-13: 9780195049459

Pub. Date: 02/05/1987

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Is it better to be a big frog in a small pond or a small frog in a big pond? Here, economist Robert H. Frank argues that concerns about status permeate and profoundly alter a broad range of human behavior. He shows how status considerations affect the salaries people earn, the way they spend them, and even many of the laws, regulations, and cultural norms they

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Is it better to be a big frog in a small pond or a small frog in a big pond? Here, economist Robert H. Frank argues that concerns about status permeate and profoundly alter a broad range of human behavior. He shows how status considerations affect the salaries people earn, the way they spend them, and even many of the laws, regulations, and cultural norms they adopt. Provocative and insightful, this book is sure to spark widespread and lively debate in classrooms and boardrooms alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195049459
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/05/1987
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
299
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

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