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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 170–197.
Published: 01 December 2016
...José Edwards There is a misunderstanding about the meaning of behaviorism in recent discussions on the history of economics and psychology. This essay explores that “behaviorist myth” by highlighting the role of “control” as defined by behaviorists and contrasting their views against those...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 316–331.
Published: 01 December 2016
...John Staddon Choice behavior is studied differently in humans and in animals, and different theories have arisen to explain the results. I suggest that an approach derived from animal studies is also appropriate for human choice. Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky's prospect theory , a popular two...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (1): 189–190.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Book Reviews 189 Theory of Games and Economic Behavior. By John von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern. Sixtieth anniversary edition, with an introduction by Harold W. Kuhn and an afterword by Ariel Rubinstein. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004. xxxii; 741 pp. $50.00. With 2004 marking...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (3): 497–530.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and Economic Society: Four Chapters of an Unfinished Work . Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Directing or Reforming Behaviors? A Discussion of Condillacʼs Theory of Vrai Prix Arnaud Orain In his Cours dʼétudes ([1775] 1948) and Le commerce et le gouverne- ment ([1776] 1948), the Abbé de...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2007
... and Public Purpose in Twentieth-Century America . Princeton: Princeton University Press. Bolnick, Bruce. 1975 . Toward a Behavioral Theory of Philanthropic Activity . In Phelps 1975, 197 -223. Boulding, Kenneth E. 1962 . Notes on a Theory of Philanthropy . In Dickinson 1962b, 57 -71...
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History of Political Economy (1994) 26 (suppl_1): 276–292.
Published: 01 January 1994
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (3): 383–404.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Craufurd Goodwin This article explores the evolution of perceptions of the behavior of consumers among economists and others. The article has three parts. The first part discusses the development of a hypothesis about the stability of this behavior: that the consumers know what they want...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (1): 1–48.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Marschak’s to Tjalling Koopmans’s research program. While rational choice theories initially raised high hopes that they would serve as empirical accounts to inform testable hypotheses about economic regularities, they became increasingly modified and interpreted as normative approaches offering behavioral...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (3): 391–412.
Published: 01 September 1997
...Chris Nyland Biology and Environment: Montesquieu’s Relativist Analysis of Gender Behavior Chris Nyland Charles Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755), pioneered the systematic analysis of the ways in which patterns of gender behavior emerge from the interaction between...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (4): 735–760.
Published: 01 November 2004
...: “Behavioral Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Behavior.” www.nobel.se/economics/laureates/2001/akerlof-video.html . Allison, James. 1983 . Behavioral Economics . New York: Praeger. Altman, Morris. Forthcoming. The Novel Prize in Behavioral and Experimental Economics: A Contextual and Critical Appraisal...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (4): 755–757.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Steven G. Medema The Tyranny of Utility: Behavioral Social Science and the Rise of Paternalism . By Saint-Paul Gilles . Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press , 2011 . vii ; 163 pp. Cloth $39.50 . Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Book Reviews Henry...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 270–294.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Andrej Svorenčík Over two days in February 1988, several key experimental economists and cognitive psychologists met to explore the possibilities of joint research promoted by the Sloan and Russell Sage Foundations under the rubric behavioral economics. The original vision that the meeting could...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (Supplement): 77–93.
Published: 01 December 1992
... of Behavior in a Dynamic Universe: Mélanges en l'Honneur d'Henri Guiton . Paris: Dalloz. Niehans , J. 1990 . A History of Economic Theory: Classic Contributions, 1972–1980 . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Rellstab , U. (forthcoming). Der Beitrag Oskar Morgensterns zur “Theory...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 974–976.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Alex Rosenberg Measuring Utility: From the Marginal Revolution to Behavioral Economics . By Moscati Ivan . New York : Oxford University Press , 2019 . vii; 326 pp. $34.95 . Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 974 Book Reviews Measuring Utility: From the Marginal...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 322–342.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Volatility. Review of Financial Studies 7.4 : 653 -85. Jamal, Karim, and Shyam Sunder. 1996 . Bayesian Equilibrium in Double Auctions Populated by Biased Heuristic Traders. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 31.2 : 273 -91. ____. 2001 . Why Do Biased Heuristics Approximate Bayes...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (2): 195–233.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Philippe Fontaine This article provides a historical account of the developments of research into seemingly unselfish behavior between 1975 and 1993. I shall first argue that the triumph of the self-interest model in the examination of seemingly unselfish behavior can better be understood...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (4): 649–681.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Floris Heukelom To understand the relationship between experimental and behavioral economics, we need to go back to the late 1970s and early 1980s. In the 1970s, psychologists began conducting new kinds of experiments, the results of which seemed to falsify the assumption of rational individual...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (3): 443–467.
Published: 01 September 2010
... for Economists. Review of Economics and Statistics 29.4 : 269 –73. ———. 1950a . Rational Behavior, Uncertain Prospects, Measurable Utility. Econometrica 18 : 111 –41. ———. 1950b . The Rationale of the Demand for Money and of “Money Illusion.” Metroeconomica 2 : 71 –100. ———. 1950c...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 199–233.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Jefferson Pooley; Mark Solovey American economics largely ignored the behavioral sciences movement in the decade after World War II. The social scientists who adopted the “behavioral sciences” moniker were self-consciously nomothetic, fond of mathematics and statistical analysis, and eager to stand...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (2): 307–333.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Consequently, psychological ideas (and also ideas about physiological evolution) are more important in Keynes’s economic theory than is sometimes recognized. Keynes and the Psychology of Economic Behavior: From Stout and Sully to The General Theory Vincent Barnett The topic of the link between...