Exotic Preferences: Behavioral Economics and Human Motivation

Exotic Preferences: Behavioral Economics and Human Motivation

by George Loewenstein
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199257086

ISBN-13: 9780199257089

Pub. Date: 10/10/2008

Publisher: Oxford University Press

George Loewenstein is one of the pioneers of the rapidly growing field of behavioral economics. For over twenty years he has been working at the intersection of economics and psychology and is one of the few people of whom it can be said that their work is equally respected and well known within both disciplines.

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George Loewenstein is one of the pioneers of the rapidly growing field of behavioral economics. For over twenty years he has been working at the intersection of economics and psychology and is one of the few people of whom it can be said that their work is equally respected and well known within both disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199257089
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
10/10/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction, George Loewenstein
General Perspectives, History, and Methods
1. Because it is There: The Challenge of
Mountaineering...for Utility Theory George Loewenstein
2. The Economics of Meaning, George Loewenstein,
Niklas Karlsson, and Jane McCafferty
3. The Fall and Rise of Psychological Explanations in
the Economics of Intertemporal Choice George Loewenstein
4. Adam Smith, Behavioral Economist, George
Loewenstein, Nava Ashraf, and Colin F. Camerer
5. Experimental Economics from the Vantage-point of
Behavioral Economics George Loewenstein
6. The Psychology of Curiosity: A Review and
Reinterpretation George Loewenstein
Social Preferences
7. Social Utility and Decision Making in Interpersonal
Contexts George Loewenstein, Max H. Bazerman, and Leigh
Thompson
8. Explaining the Bargaining Impasse: The Role of
Self-Serving Biases George Loewenstein and Linda Babcock
Basic Research on Preferences
9. Preference Reversals Between Joint and Seperate
Evaluations of Options: A Review and Theoretical Analysis
George Loewenstein, Max H. Bazerman, Sally Blount, and
Christopher K. Hsee
10. "Coherent Arbitrariness": Stable Demand Curves
Without Staple Preferences George Loewenstein, Dan
Ariely, and Drazen Prelec
Predicting Tastes and Feelings
11. A Bias in the Prediction of Tastes, George
Loewenstein and Daniel Adler
12. Mispredicting the Endowment Effect: Understimation
of owners' selling prices by buyer's agents George
Loewenstein, Leaf Van Boven, and David Dunning
13. Projection Bias in Predicting Future Utility
George Loewenstein, Ted O'Donoghue, and Matthew Rabin
Intertemporal Choice
14. Anticipation and the Valuation of Delayed
Consumption George Loewenstein
15. Anomalies in Intertemporal Choice: Evidence and an
Interpretation George Loewenstein and Drazen Prelec
16. Preferences for Sequences of Outcomes, George
Loewenstein and Drazen Prelec
17. The Red and the Black: Mental Accounting of Savings
and Debt George Loewenstein and Drazen Prelec
Emotions
18. Out of Control: Visceral Influences on Behavior
George Loewenstein
19. Risk as Feelings, George Loewenstein, Christopher
K. Hsee, Elke U. Weber, and Ned Welch
20. Investment Behavior and the Dark Side of Emotion
George Loewenstein, Baba Shiv, Antoine Bechara, Hanna
Damasio, and Antonio Damasio
21. Heart Strings and Purse Strings: Carryover Effects
of Emotions on Economic Decisions George Loewenstein,
Jennifer Lerner, and Deborah Small
22. Separate Neural Systems Value Immediate and Delayed
Monetary Rewards George Loewenstein, Jonathan D. Cohen,
David I. Laibson, and Samuel M. McClure

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