Cognitive abilities and economic behavior

Branas-Garza, Pablo and Smith, John (2016) Cognitive abilities and economic behavior. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 64 . pp. 1-4. ISSN 2214-8043

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Abstract

At the heart of behavioral and experimental economics is the goal to better understand behavior through observation so that economic models can be improved. However, despite the predictions of classical economics, the researcher is often confronted with a great deal of behavioral heterogeneity. One way to approach this heterogeneity is to acknowledge that decision makers differ from each other in fundamental ways and these differences contribute to the differences in observed economic behavior.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Available online 30 June 2016
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Economics
Item ID: 20153
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Depositing User: Pablo Branas Garza
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2016 10:57
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2017 12:37
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/20153

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