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Economics as a Science of Human Behaviour: Towards a New Social Science Paradigm / Edition 2
     

Economics as a Science of Human Behaviour: Towards a New Social Science Paradigm / Edition 2

by Bruno S. Frey
 

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ISBN-10: 0792384717

ISBN-13: 9780792384717

Pub. Date: 07/31/1999

Publisher: Springer US

Economics as a Science of Human Behaviour champions the view that econ omics can serve as a paradigm for all of the social sciences by dealin g with actual problems of society. Bruno S. Frey provides insights and improves our understanding of human behaviour, while suggesting solut ions to social problems in such areas as the environment, politics, ar t, family,

Overview

Economics as a Science of Human Behaviour champions the view that econ omics can serve as a paradigm for all of the social sciences by dealin g with actual problems of society. Bruno S. Frey provides insights and improves our understanding of human behaviour, while suggesting solut ions to social problems in such areas as the environment, politics, ar t, family, history and academia. He extends the economic model by emph asising issues of fairness and morals and by relating to psychological issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792384717
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
07/31/1999
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 1999
Pages:
249
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Part A: Human Behaviour. 1. Economics as a Social Science: Approach, Applications and Interdisciplinarity. Part B: Applications to Various Areas. 2. Natural Environment: Fair Siting Procedures. 3. Politics: Unemployment and National Socialism. 4. Arts: Investments in Paintings. 5. Family: Patriarchy in China. 6. Conflict: Fighting Political Terrorism by Refusing Recognition. 7. History: Prisoners of War. 8. Academia: American and European Economics and Economists. Part C: Extensions. 9. Limits and Further Developments of Homo Oeconomicus. 10. The Price System and Morals. 11. The Sound of Silence in Prisoner's Dilemma and Dictator Games. 12. An Ipsative Theory of Human Behaviour. References. Author Index. Subject Index.

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