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the rational, emotional and social influences on economic decision-making
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Evolutionary reasons for believing in luck

Evolutionary reasons for believing in luck | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
How far will you go to avoid bad luck? Do you avoid walking under ladders, carry lucky charms, or perhaps instead perform special rituals before important meetings or sporting events?
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Value, Engagement & Trust, in an Era of Social Entertainment | Edelman Editions

Value, Engagement & Trust, in an Era of Social Entertainment | Edelman Editions | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Thanks to the rise of social networks, commenting, sharing and voting on entertainment content is now common place. But what is the cost of this new level of engagement both to entertainment brands and to consumers?
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Why Can't More Poor People Escape Poverty? Psychologists Have A Radical New Explanation. | The New Republic

Why Can't More Poor People Escape Poverty? Psychologists Have A Radical New Explanation. | The New Republic | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
The New Republic covers politics, culture, and the arts with a focus on the White House, foreign policy, Congress, Capitol Hill, Wikileaks, the lame duck session, literature, and more.
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Global Imbalances and Social Challenges

Global Imbalances and Social Challenges | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Two of the world's top commentators on economics, development and finance discuss some of the most pressing global imbalances and the social challenges that they pose in the years ahead.
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Behavioral Economics Reading List - Farnam Street

Behavioral Economics Reading List - Farnam Street | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
I'll check out "Identity Economics", "Construction of Preference" RT @farnamstreet: Behavioural economics reading list http://t.co/byNgOu3"...
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Amazon.co.jp: Beyond Western Economics: Remembering Other Economic Cultures (Economics as Social Theory): Trent Schroyer: 洋書

Amazon.co.jp: Beyond Western Economics: Remembering Other Economic Cultures (Economics as Social Theory): Trent Schroyer: 洋書 | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Amazon.co.jp: Beyond Western Economics: Remembering Other Economic Cultures (Economics as Social Theory): Trent Schroyer: 洋書 (Beyond Western Economics: Remembering Other Economic Cultures (Economics as Social Theory): http://amzn.to/k3uE4a...)...
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Google Teams Up with CIA to Fund "Recorded Future" Startup Monitoring Websites, Blogs & Twitter Accounts

Google Teams Up with CIA to Fund "Recorded Future" Startup Monitoring Websites, Blogs & Twitter Accounts | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Investors at the CIA and Google are backing a company called "Recorded Future" that monitors tens of thousands of websites, blogs and Twitter accounts in real time in order to find patterns, events and relationships that may predict the future.
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The Unselfish Gene - Harvard Business Review

The Unselfish Gene - Harvard Business Review | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Free online business articles and news at Harvard Business Review. Read a preview of The Unselfish Gene, by Yochai Benkler.
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All in the family: A new kind of billion-dollar cleantech fund

All in the family: A new kind of billion-dollar cleantech fund | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Cleantech investing may not have produced many big exits and returns so far, yet it keeps attracting investors who believe they can do better.
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Why The New York Times replaced its Twitter ‘cyborg’ with people

Why The New York Times replaced its Twitter ‘cyborg’ with people | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Standing for journalism, strengthening democracy
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Unlocking the Mayor Badge of Meaninglessness

Unlocking the Mayor Badge of Meaninglessness | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Business bloggers at Harvard Business Review discuss a variety of business topics including managing people, innovation, leadership, and more.
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Behavioural economics may be a tool to tackle healthy habits, Kellogg's

Drawing on lessons from behavioural economics, which looks at social, cognitive and emotional factors in understanding consumer behaviour, we will look at how these factors can be taken into account in different settings, such as product purchase promotions, choice editing and so forth, as a means to influence behavioural change
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digitalNow 2011 - Dan Ariely

digitalNow 2011 - Dan Ariely | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Author and behavioral economics expert Dan Ariely delivers the Day 2 keynote address at digitalNow 2011at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa (RT @dernb: Dan Ariely was great on the last social-engineer.org podcast.)...
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The Economics of Luxury - Part II

The Economics of Luxury - Part II | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Experts and industry leaders continue their discussion on “What Price Luxury?” - theme chosen for this year’s FT Business of Luxury Summit.
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http://www.pri.org/business/social-entrepreneurs/turning-toilets-into-profit4253.html

Turning toilets into profit: "Sanitation value chain" to turn toilets into money making machines http://ht.ly/5cnVg...
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The Social Psychological Narrative — Or — What Is Social Psychology, Anyway? | Conversation | Edge

The Social Psychological Narrative — Or — What Is Social Psychology, Anyway? | Conversation | Edge | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Anyone interested in social or evolutionary psychology must read this.
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How Social Ventures Can Produce Profits

How Social Ventures Can Produce Profits | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Three examples of small businesses that built their businesses by giving money away.
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Dark Matter Candidates: Running for 23% of your Universe!

Dark Matter Candidates: Running for 23% of your Universe! | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
"[I]f there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning." -C.S.
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It's Still the Economy, Stupid - Newsweek

It's Still the Economy, Stupid - Newsweek | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
The 42nd president has more than a dozen ideas on how to attack the jobs crisis.

these sounds remarkably simple and credible. i like the strong focus on small business
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Behavioral Economics: Real vs. Perceived Wealth Distribution | Steadfast Finances

Behavioral Economics: Real vs. Perceived Wealth Distribution | Steadfast Finances | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Norton and Ariely's research on showing the real wealth distribution, versus the imagined, show the dangers of preconceived notions of taxation and politics.
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The Big Idea: Before You Make That Big Decision...

The Big Idea: Before You Make That Big Decision... | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Free online business articles and news at Harvard Business Review. Read a preview of The Big Idea: Before You Make That Big Decision..., by Daniel Kahneman , Dan Lovallo , and Olivier Sibony.
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Taking Social Innovation To The Next Level

Taking Social Innovation To The Next Level | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
By Mandy Cudahy A few months back I wrote a post showcasing how companies are FINALLY starting to incorporate social into their overall marketing mix and use tradition [...] (Here is the value.Go beyond just 'joining the conversation.'...
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