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Frey, Bruno S; Benz, Matthias (2002). From Imperialism to Inspiration: A Survey of Economics and Psychology. Working paper series / Institute for Empirical Research in Economics No. 118, University of Zurich.
Economics and psychology are both sciences of human behaviour. This paper gives a survey of their interaction. First, the changing relationship between the two sciences isndiscussed: while economics was once imperialistic, it has become a science inspired by psychological insights. In order to illustrate this, recent developments and evidence for three major areas are presented: bounded rationality, non-selfish behaviour, and the economics of happiness.
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|Communities & Collections:||03 Faculty of Economics > Department of Economics|
Working Paper Series > Institute for Empirical Research in Economics (former)
|Deposited On:||29 Nov 2011 21:26|
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|Series Name:||Working paper series / Institute for Empirical Research in Economics|
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