Bibliographic Details

Behavioral public finance / Edward J. McCaffery and Joel Slemrod, editors.

Imprint New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2006.
Description viii, 403 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject Finance, Public -- Psychological aspects.
Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Emotions and cognition.
Finance, Public -- Decision-making.
Human behavior -- Economic aspects.
Economisch handelen.
Psychologische aspecten.
Sociale politiek.
Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Emotions and cognition.
Finance, Public -- Decision making.
Human behavior -- Economic aspects.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors McCaffery, Edward J.
Slemrod, Joel.
ISBN 0871545977
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Contributors
  • Part I. Psychology, Economics, and Econometrics
  • Chapter 1. Toward an Agenda for Behavioral Public Finance
  • Chapter 2. Statistical, Identifiable, and Iconic Victims
  • Chapter 3. Distinguishing Between Cognitive Biases
  • Part II. Behavior and Policy
  • Chapter 4. Masking Redistribution (or Its Absence)
  • Chapter 5. Mispredicting Utility and the Political Process
  • Chapter 6. Hyperopia in Public Finance
  • Part III. Tax Compliance
  • Chapter 7. Value Added Tax Compliance
  • Chapter 8. Trust and Taxation
  • Chapter 9. Tax Evasion: Artful or Artless Dodging?
  • Part IV. Retirement Behavior
  • Chapter 10. Accounting for Social Security Benefits
  • Chapter 11. Saving for Retirement on the Path of Least Resistance
  • Part V. Reservations
  • Chapter 12. Second-Order Rationality
  • Index