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Behavioral economics

by Peter A. Diamond

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Published by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Economics in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


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This comment was written for a special issue of the Journal of Public Economics which contains papers written for a conference. The papers cover a range of topics and approaches in behavioral economics, including issues of individual behavior, of the measurement of the consequences of individual behavior, and of incorporating these pictures of individual behavior into normative analysis. The comment touches on three topics in behavioral analyses: (1) the roles of equilibrium and context/situation; (2) issues in doing normative evaluations; and (3) happiness studies. Keywords: Behavioral economics, Happiness, Changing preferences. JEL Classifications: A12, D6, H, B5.

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Peter A. Diamond
SeriesWorking paper series / Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Economics -- working paper 08-03, Working paper (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics) -- no. 08-03.
ContributionsMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics
The Physical Object
Pagination10 leaves ;
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24643600M
OCLC/WorldCa255568753

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