Posts Tagged ‘Daniel Kahneman’

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    Altitude and Attitude

    Apr 1, 11 • 162 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Thinkers, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    A recent article in Scientific American cited a correlation between altitude and attitude. Describing four different experiments, researchers concluded that physical elevation seemed to connect to generosity, kindness, and cooperation. This is what they

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    How Not To Price a House

    Aug 31, 10 • 216 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Households1 Comment

    Let’s assume you would like to sell your house. According to Wired journalist Jonah Lehrer, the price you select might not be optimal. Why? Because we like to avoid losing money. (Of course, you might say, that is obvious. But an economist would suggest

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    World Cup Soccer and Stock Markets

    Jun 23, 10 • 171 Views • Financial MarketsNo Comments

    Referring to a basic investing strategy, Vanguard founder, Jack Bogle said, “Buy and hold forever”. If you disagree, though, you might want to hear about the impact of World Cup soccer on stock markets. In a recent academic study, researchers