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Behavioral Economics: A Maverick Guide

Hugh Schwartz ()
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Hugh Schwartz: Departamento de Economía, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de la República

No 1414, Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) from Department of Economics - dECON

Abstract: These are the notes from the first half of a course in behavioral economics offered in Uruguay in November 2014. This part of the course, entirely verbal, was aimed at outlining the essentials of behavioral economics. The principal assignments were from the second edition of Edward Cartwright’s Behavioral Economics. The second part of the course, taught by Dr. Martin Egozcue, is not included. It emphasized prospect theory, mental accounts and inter-temporal decision making, and featured substantial mathematical input.

Keywords: behavioral economics; perception; heuristics; empirical verifications; prospect theory; visceral and emotional considerations (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C9 Y9 Z (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-evo, nep-hme, nep-hpe and nep-pke
Date: 2014-12
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