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The irrational economist : making decisions in a dangerous world, Erwann Michel-Kerjan and Paul Slovic, editors

Label
The irrational economist : making decisions in a dangerous world
Title
The irrational economist
Title remainder
making decisions in a dangerous world
Statement of responsibility
Erwann Michel-Kerjan and Paul Slovic, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
330.01/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HB3730
LC item number
.I77 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1938-
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  • Michel-Kerjan, Erwann
  • Slovic, Paul
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  • Decision making
  • Economic forecasting
Label
The irrational economist : making decisions in a dangerous world, Erwann Michel-Kerjan and Paul Slovic, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-295) and index
Contents
Superstition : a common irrationality? / Thomas Schelling -- Berserk weather forecasters, beauty contests, and delicious apples on Wall Street / George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller -- Subways, coconuts, and foggy minefields : an approach to studying future-choice decisions / Robin M. Hogarth -- The more who die, the less we care / Paul Slovic -- Haven't you switched to risk management 2.0 yet? : moving toward a new risk architecture / Erwann Michel-Kerjan -- A two-edged sword : implications of decision psychology for decision analysis / Paul J.H. Schoemaker -- Constructed preference and the quest for rationality / David H. Krantz -- What if you know you will have to explain your choices to others afterwards? : legitimation in decision making / Paul R. Kleindorfer -- Neuroeconomics : measuring cognition and brain activity during economic decision making / Colin F. Camerer -- The useful brain : how neuroeconomics might change our views on rationality and a couple of other things / Olivier Oullier -- Virgin versus experienced risks / Carolyn Kousky, John Pratt, and Richard Zeckhauser -- How do we manage an uncertain future? : ambiguity today is not ambiguity tomorrow / Ayse Onculer -- Dreadful possibilities, neglected probabilities / Cass R. Sunstein and Richard Zeckhauser -- Why we still fail to learn from disasters / Robert Meyer -- Dumb decisions or as smart as the average politician? : economic and behavioral explanations for insurance demand / Mark V. Pauly -- The hold-up problem : why it is urgent to rethink the economics of disaster insurance protection / W. Kip Viscusi -- The peculiar politics of american disaster policy : how television has changed federal relief / David Moss -- Catastrophe insurance and regulatory reform after the subprime mortgage crisis / Dwight M. Jaffee -- Toward financial stability : lessons from catastrophe reinsurance / Kenneth A. Froot -- Economic theory and the financial crisis : how inefficient incentives can lead to catastrophes / Kenneth Arrow -- Environmental politics : are you a conservative? / Geoffrey Heal -- Act now, later, or never? : the challenges of managing long-term risks / Christian Gollier -- Climate change : insuring risk and changes in risk / Neil Doherty -- International social protection in the face of climate change : developing insurance for the poor / Joanne Linnerooth-Bayer -- Are we making a difference? / Baruch Fischhoff -- Thinking clearly : the importance of training policy makers in decision sciences / Ralph L. Keeney -- Decision making : a view on tomorrow / Howard Raiffa -- Influential social science, risks, and disasters : a view from the national science foundation / Robert O'Connor and Dennis E. Wenger -- Reflections and guiding principles for dealing with societal risks / Howard Kunreuther
Control code
ocn458733763
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 324 p.
Isbn
9781586487805
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009043477
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)458733763
Label
The irrational economist : making decisions in a dangerous world, Erwann Michel-Kerjan and Paul Slovic, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-295) and index
Contents
Superstition : a common irrationality? / Thomas Schelling -- Berserk weather forecasters, beauty contests, and delicious apples on Wall Street / George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller -- Subways, coconuts, and foggy minefields : an approach to studying future-choice decisions / Robin M. Hogarth -- The more who die, the less we care / Paul Slovic -- Haven't you switched to risk management 2.0 yet? : moving toward a new risk architecture / Erwann Michel-Kerjan -- A two-edged sword : implications of decision psychology for decision analysis / Paul J.H. Schoemaker -- Constructed preference and the quest for rationality / David H. Krantz -- What if you know you will have to explain your choices to others afterwards? : legitimation in decision making / Paul R. Kleindorfer -- Neuroeconomics : measuring cognition and brain activity during economic decision making / Colin F. Camerer -- The useful brain : how neuroeconomics might change our views on rationality and a couple of other things / Olivier Oullier -- Virgin versus experienced risks / Carolyn Kousky, John Pratt, and Richard Zeckhauser -- How do we manage an uncertain future? : ambiguity today is not ambiguity tomorrow / Ayse Onculer -- Dreadful possibilities, neglected probabilities / Cass R. Sunstein and Richard Zeckhauser -- Why we still fail to learn from disasters / Robert Meyer -- Dumb decisions or as smart as the average politician? : economic and behavioral explanations for insurance demand / Mark V. Pauly -- The hold-up problem : why it is urgent to rethink the economics of disaster insurance protection / W. Kip Viscusi -- The peculiar politics of american disaster policy : how television has changed federal relief / David Moss -- Catastrophe insurance and regulatory reform after the subprime mortgage crisis / Dwight M. Jaffee -- Toward financial stability : lessons from catastrophe reinsurance / Kenneth A. Froot -- Economic theory and the financial crisis : how inefficient incentives can lead to catastrophes / Kenneth Arrow -- Environmental politics : are you a conservative? / Geoffrey Heal -- Act now, later, or never? : the challenges of managing long-term risks / Christian Gollier -- Climate change : insuring risk and changes in risk / Neil Doherty -- International social protection in the face of climate change : developing insurance for the poor / Joanne Linnerooth-Bayer -- Are we making a difference? / Baruch Fischhoff -- Thinking clearly : the importance of training policy makers in decision sciences / Ralph L. Keeney -- Decision making : a view on tomorrow / Howard Raiffa -- Influential social science, risks, and disasters : a view from the national science foundation / Robert O'Connor and Dennis E. Wenger -- Reflections and guiding principles for dealing with societal risks / Howard Kunreuther
Control code
ocn458733763
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 324 p.
Isbn
9781586487805
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009043477
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)458733763

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