Policy and choice : public finance through the lens of behavioral economics /

"Applies the psychological insights of behavioral economics to economic concepts such as moral hazard, deadweight loss, and incidence. Explores how deviations from the standard economic model of decisionmaking--imperfect optimization, bounded self-control, and nonstandard preferences--might aff...

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Author / Creator:Congdon, William J.
Imprint:Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2011.
Description:1 online resource (viii, 247 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Finance, Public -- Psychological aspects.
Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Finance, Public -- Decision making.
Human behavior -- Economic aspects.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Public Finance.
Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Finance, Public -- Decision making.
Human behavior -- Economic aspects.
Finanzwirtschaft
Verhaltensökonomie
Gedragsverklaringen.
Collectieve sector.
Financiering.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11259247
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Other authors / contributors:Kling, Jeffrey R.
Mullainathan, Sendhil.
ISBN:9780815705017
0815705018
128300691X
9781283006910
9780815704980
0815704984
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-239) and index.
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Summary:"Applies the psychological insights of behavioral economics to economic concepts such as moral hazard, deadweight loss, and incidence. Explores how deviations from the standard economic model of decisionmaking--imperfect optimization, bounded self-control, and nonstandard preferences--might affect public finance policy regarding externalities, information asymmetries, poverty, and taxes"--Provided by publisher.
Other form:Print version: Congdon, William J. Policy and choice. Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2011 9780815704980
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