RICHARD H. THALER: WINNER OF THE 2017 NOBEL PRIZE IN ECONOMICS Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award ECONOMIST, FINANCIAL TIMES and EVENING STANDARD books of the year From the renowned and entertaining behavioural economist and co-author of the seminal work Nudge, Misbehaving is an irreverent and enlightening look into human foibles. Traditional economics assumes that rational forces shape everything. Behavioural economics knows better. Richard Thaler has spent his career studying the notion that humans are central to the economy - and that we're error-prone individuals, not Spock-like automatons. Now behavioural economics is hugely influential, changing the way we think not just about money, but about ourselves, our world and all kinds of everyday decisions. Whether buying an alarm clock, selling football tickets, or applying for a mortgage, we all succumb to biases and make decisions that deviate from the standards of rationality assumed by economists. In other words, we misbehave. Dismissed at first by economists as an amusing sideshow, the study of human miscalculations and their effects on markets now drives efforts to make better decisions in our lives, our businesses, and our governments. Coupling recent discoveries in human psychology with a practical understanding of incentives and market behaviour, Thaler enlightens readers about how to make smarter decisions in an increasingly mystifying world. He reveals how behavioural economic analysis opens up new ways to look at everything from household finance to assigning faculty offices in a new building, to TV quiz shows, sports transfer seasons, and businesses like Uber. When economics meets psychology, the implications for individuals, managers and policy makers are both profound and entertaining.
The Making of Behavioral Economics by Richard H. Thaler | Key Takeaways & Analysis
Category: Business & Economics
Misbehaving by Richard H. Thaler | Key Takeaways & Analysis Preview: Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics is an introduction to behavioral economics and an account of Richard H. Thaler’s role in developing and popularizing the field. The traditional economic theory of the 1970s presumed that people made economic decisions rationally. In this economic vision, rational individuals—or Econs, as Thaler calls them—know what they want, and they know how much they value the things they want… PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread of Misbehaving: · Overview of the book · Important People · Key Takeaways · Analysis of Key Takeaways
Release on 2019-05-24 | by Readtrepreneur Publishing
The Making of Behavioral Economics by Richard H. Thaler
Author: Readtrepreneur Publishing
Category: Study Aids
Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics by Richard H. Thaler - Book Summary - Readtrepreneur (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book, but an unofficial summary.) Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Richard H. Thaler will change the way you think about economics. Misbehaving will help you make smarter, more educated decisions in an increasingly confusing world. (Note: This summary is wholly written and published by Readtrepreneur It is not affiliated with the original author in any way) "The purely economic man is indeed close to being a social moron. Economic theory has been much preoccupied with this rational fool." - Richard H. Thaler Richard H. Thaler challenges the basic premise in economics, where actors are considered to be rational creatures. Every day, people make decisions which deviate from the standards of rationality assumed by economists. Using recent discoveries in psychology, Thaler reveals how behavioral economic analysis discovers new ways of looking at everyday finance and overall business challenges. Richard H. Thaler improves the basic definition of economics where participants are rational beings and encourages the use of psychological studies in understanding the modern consumers and the effects they have on the economy as a whole. P.S. Misbehaving is an extremely useful book that will help you grasp the concept of modern economy and use it to improve your financial and business decisions. The Time for Thinking is Over! Time for Action! Scroll Up Now and Click on the "Buy now with 1-Click" Button to Get your Copy Right Away! Why Choose Us, Readtrepreneur? Highest Quality Summaries Delivers Amazing Knowledge Awesome Refresher Clear And Concise Disclaimer Once Again: This book is meant for a great companionship of the original book or to simply get the gist of the original book.
Release on 2007-10-12 | by Regina Murphy,Amos Tsai
Protein (Mis)Folding, Aggregation, and Stability
Author: Regina Murphy,Amos Tsai
Pubpsher: Springer Science & Business Media
This text provides an up-to-date collection of theoretical and experimental studies into protein folding, misfolding, aggregation, and stability. Additionally, issues faced during the development of protein products are illustrated. It contains an introductory chapter for readers new to the protein folding field. The book provides a thorough and clear discussion of computational approaches to understanding and modeling protein aggregation.
Release on 2005-02-27 | by Max Lucado's Hermie & Friends,,Max Lucado
Author: Max Lucado's Hermie & Friends,,Max Lucado
Pubpsher: Thomas Nelson
Category: Juvenile Fiction
The latest adventure in Max Lucado's Hermie and Friends series has the garden in a buzz when a new neighbor comes to town. "I'm king of the bees, and I'll do as I please!" Buzby, the Misbehaving Bee, proclaims as he zooms around the garden with no regard for The Garden Golden Rules. Buzby soon learns, however, that sometimes just doing as he pleases can be harmful and disrespectful to his new neighbors in the garden. Buzby's lesson in rule-following is brought to life through 3-D illustrations and easy-to-understand text that will have kids laughing and learning along with the quirky characters of the garden.
Controversy and the Development of Behavior Genetics
Author: Aaron Panofsky
Pubpsher: University of Chicago Press
Category: Social Science
Behavior genetics has always been a breeding ground for controversies. From the “criminal chromosome” to the “gay gene,” claims about the influence of genes like these have led to often vitriolic national debates about race, class, and inequality. Many behavior geneticists have encountered accusations of racism and have had their scientific authority and credibility questioned, ruining reputations, and threatening their access to coveted resources. In Misbehaving Science, Aaron Panofsky traces the field of behavior genetics back to its origins in the 1950s, telling the story through close looks at five major controversies. In the process, Panofsky argues that persistent, ungovernable controversy in behavior genetics is due to the broken hierarchies within the field. All authority and scientific norms are questioned, while the absence of unanimously accepted methods and theories leaves a foundationless field, where disorder is ongoing. Critics charge behavior geneticists with political motivations; champions say they merely follow the data where they lead. But Panofsky shows how pragmatic coping with repeated controversies drives their scientific actions. Ironically, behavior geneticists’ struggles for scientific authority and efforts to deal with the threats to their legitimacy and autonomy have made controversy inevitable—and in some ways essential—to the study of behavior genetics.
Sometimes even good girls need to be a little bad . . . Marla Jean Bandy might be down, but she's not out. Even though her no-good ex-husband left her for another woman-a Bookmobile-driving librarian twenty years her senior-Marla Jean won't settle for another lonely night. She's not ready for Mr. Right, but why not have a little fun with Mr. Right Now? The only wrench in her plan is her childhood crush, Jake-and the memory of the one toe-curling kiss they shared on a hot summer night years ago . . . One look at Marla Jean is enough to make any red-blooded man sit up and take notice-especially the kind of man nice girls should avoid. Jake knows he should let her make her own mistakes, but he owes it to her brother to look after her. Trouble is, the harder he tries to do the right thing, the harder it is to resist Marla Jean. She needs a man to make her believe love will last, and for once in his life, Jake wonders if that could be him.
As Dallas's most eligible bachelor and heir to his family's fortune, billionaire Will Harrison knows how to handle the paparazzi—but his little sister Evie is a worry…. Miss Behavior, etiquette expert Gwen Sawyer, has only three weeks to work her magic on Evie before a society ball, and so moves into Will's luxurious penthouse. However, she discovers too late that etiquette is the last thing on devilishly handsome Will's mind….
DESPERATE TIMES… If it hadn't been for the earthquake, Amber Riggs would never have made love to a perfect stranger. And no doubt about it, fire inspector Dax McCall was perfect. Who else could have taught her the meaning of passion at a time like that? Still, when Amber ran into him a year later she wasn't sure how he'd react. To her…or their three-month-old baby. She hadn't meant to keep the news from Dax, but he'd been out of town, and she'd been sort of relieved. After all, how do you tell the perfect man he has a perfect baby girl with a woman he doesn't know from Eve? BONUS BOOK INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME! Exposed: Misbehaving with the Magnate by USA TODAY bestselling author Kelly Hunter Seven years ago Gabrielle was the housekeeper's daughter, and Luc Duvalier, as the heir to a vast fortune, was forbidden. Now she's returned home determined to face Luc as an equal—in every way!