Behavioral Economics

Essential Reads: Editor's Picks

Behavioral Economics Blogs

  • Talya Miron-Shatz, Ph.D.

    Baffled by Numbers

    Navigating information towards better health decisions.
  • Behind Online Behavior

    Psychological insights on the choices we make online.
  • Alain Samson, Ph.D.


    The psychology of what we buy, how we choose, and why we need to make sense of it all.
  • Kate Levinson

    Emotional Currency

    Your relationship to money
  • Michael F. Kay

    Financial Life 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
  • Mind on My Money

    How to invest wisely
  • Ian Zimmerman, Ph.D.


    Understanding consumer behavior—before you buy.
  • 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.
  • Paul Roberts

    The Impulse Society

    In this age of instant gratification
  • Kit Yarrow

    The Why Behind the Buy

    Understanding consumerism and why we buy
  • There Are Free Lunches

    Behavioral clues to a happy life.

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