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

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Author / Creator:Congdon, William J.
Imprint:Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2011.
Description:1 online resource.
Language:English
Subject:Finance, Public -- Psychological aspects.
Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Finance, Public -- Decision-making.
Human behavior -- Economic aspects.
Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Finance, Public -- Decision making.
Human behavior -- Economic aspects.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8459858
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Other authors / contributors:Kling, Jeffrey R.
Mullainathan, Sendhil.
ISBN:0815705018 (electronic bk.)
9780815705017 (electronic bk.)
Notes:Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other form:Original 9780815704980 0815704984
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • Part 1. Psychology and the foundations of public finance
  • 1. Psychology and economics
  • 2. Behavioral economics and public finance
  • Part II. Behavioral economics and public finance in practice
  • 4. Asymmetric information
  • 5. Externalities and public goods
  • 6. Poverty and inequality
  • 7. Taxation and revenue
  • Appendix A
  • Appendix B