Behavioral Economics

Essential Reads: Editor's Picks

Behavioral Economics Blogs

  • Alain Samson, Ph.D.

    Consumed

    The psychology of what we buy, how we choose, and why we need to make sense of it all.
  • Marina Adshade, Ph.D.

    Dollars and Sex

    How economics influences sex and love
  • Michael Kay

    Financial Focus

    How to clearly navigate your financial life
  • David Ropeik

    How Risky Is It, Really?

    Why our fears don't always match the facts
  • Peter Noel Murray, Ph.D.

    Inside the Consumer Mind

    Understanding the rational and emotional foundations of consumer behavior
  • Matthew Shanahan, M.Sc.

    Living It

    The stress of life's ontological experiment
  • Laurie Essig, Ph.D.

    Love, Inc

    The intersections of emotion and capitalism.
  • Lisa Kramer, Ph.D.

    Markets in Mind

    A sideways look at behavioral finance, neuroeconomics, and the human side of investing
  • Pitch Perfect

    How to Say It Right the First Time, Every Time
  • Kimberlee D’Ardenne, Ph.D.

    Quilted Science

    Patchwork thoughts on psychology, neuroscience, and human behavior.
  • Scott Rick, Ph.D.

    Retail Therapy

    Why we shop—and what it means when we do
  • Raj Raghunathan, Ph.D.

    Sapient Nature

    Bite-sized insights on the human condition.
  • The Decision Tree

    Decision-making from all perspectives
  • Louis Putterman, Ph.D

    The Good, The Bad, The Economy

    Does human nature rule out a better world?
  • The Guest Room

    Reports and responses from guest bloggers.
  • The Origin of Choices

    Why we choose the things we do
  • John List

    The Why Axis

    Hidden motives and the undiscovered economics of everday life
  • Kit Yarrow

    The Why Behind the Buy

    Understanding consumerism and why we buy
  • There Are Free Lunches

    Behavioral clues to a happy life.
  • Douglas Van Praet

    Unconscious Branding

    How Neuroscience Can Empower (and Inspire) Marketing

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