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Daniel Kahneman a psychologické základy ekonomie

Daniel Kahneman and psychological principles of economics

Michal Skořepa ()

Politická ekonomie, 2004, vol. 2004, issue 2

Abstract: One of the two laureates of the Nobel Prize for economics in 2002 is Daniel Kahneman. After taking a brief look at Kahneman's life, the present article surveys his contributions to our understanding of three aspects of human decision making: judgment, comparison of alternatives and types of utility. In all three areas, interesting economic applications of Kahneman's results are possible. Some of these applications are sketched.

Keywords: utility; heuristics; judgment; prospect theory; reference point; decision making (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: B31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2004
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