Rationality in Economics: Constructivist and Ecological Forms

Rationality in Economics: Constructivist and Ecological Forms

by Vernon L. Smith
     
 

This book explores constructivist and ecological approaches to rationality in economics.See more details below

Overview

This book explores constructivist and ecological approaches to rationality in economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521871358
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/30/2007
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Rationality, Markets, and Institutions: 1. Rediscovering the Scottish philosophers; 2. On two forms of rationality; Part II. Impersonal Exchange: The Extended Order of the Market: 3. Relating the two concepts of a rational order; 4. Market institutions and performance; 5. Asymmetric information and equilibrium without process; 6. Spectrum auctions and combinatorial designs: theory and experiment; 7. Psychology and markets; 8. What is rationality?; Part III. Personal Social Exchange: 9. Emergent order without the law; 10. The effects of context on behavior; Appendix: behavioral deviation from prediction: error, confusion, or evidence of brain function?; 11. Investment trust games: effects of gains from exchange in dictator giving; 12. Reciprocity in trust games; Part IV. Order and Rationality in Method and Mind: 13. Rationality in science; 14. Neuroeconomics: the internal order of the mind; 15. A summary.

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