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Can neuroscience inform economics? Rationality, emotions and preference formation

Nuno Martins.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2011; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Welfare and Poverty; Microeconomics; Economic Methodology. 8460 words.

The interaction between neuroscience and economics has gained much prominence recently, leading to the emergence of the new and expanding field of neuroeconomics. I will argue that,...

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Distributional Comparative Statics

Martin Kaae Jensen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Welfare and Poverty. 17192 words.


Distributional comparative statics is the study of how individual decisions and equilibrium outcomes vary with changes in the distribution of economic...

Information and Participation in Social Programs

David Coady, César Martinelli and Susan W. Parker.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2013; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 7807 words.

Participation in social programs, such as clubs and other social organizations, results from a process in which an agent learns about the requirements, benefits, and likelihood of...

An institutional and evolutionary perspective on health economics

Geoffrey M. Hodgson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Other Economic Systems; Economic Methodology; Economics of Health; Microeconomics; Welfare Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 10513 words.

Neoclassical theoretical approaches dominate modern health economics. However, the peculiarities of healthcare provision are so unusual that neoclassical theory is especially unsuited to...

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Re-engaging with rationality in economic geography: behavioural approaches and the importance of context in decision-making

Kendra Strauss.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 9306 words.

Behavioural approaches have become mainstream in economics, supported by the research of cognitive scientists and psychologists, yet their findings have attracted little attention from...

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