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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.

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

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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...

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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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