Cognitive Processes and Economic Behaviour

Cognitive Processes and Economic Behaviour

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In recent years the understanding of the cognitive foundations of economic behavior has become increasingly important. This volume contains contributions from such leading scholars as Adam Brandenburger, Michael Bacharach and Patrick Suppes. It will be of great interest to academics and researchers involved in the field of economics and psychology as well as those interested in political economy more generally.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 268 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20.57mm | 544g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 12 Line drawings, black and white
  • 0415320054
  • 9780415320054

Table of contents

1. Behavioural Finance and Markets, Gur Huberman 2. A Non-Expected Glance at Markets: Financial Models and Knightian Uncertainty, Marcello Basili and Fulvio Fontini 3. On The Existence of a 'complete' Possibility, Adam Brandenburger 4. Correlated Communication, Nicola Dimitri 5. A Survey of Rule Learning in Normal-Form Games, Dale Stahl 6. Framing and Cognition in Economics: The Bad News and the Good, Michael Bacharach 7. Language and Economics, Barton Lipman 8. Learning from Cases: A Unified Framework, Itzhak Gilboa and David Schmeidler 9. Some Elements of the Study of Language as a Cognitive Capacity, Luigi Rizzi 10. Rationality and Freedom, Patrick Suppes 11. For a 'Cognitive Program', Explicit Mental Representations for Homo Oeconomicus (The Case of Trust), Cristiano Castelfranchi 12. The Structured Event Complex and the Human Prefrontal Cortex: The Economic Brain, Jordan Grafman.
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About Marcello Basili

Nicola Dimitri is Associate Professor of Political Economy at the University of Siena, Italy.
Marchello Basili is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Siena, Italy.
Itzhak Gilboa is Professor of Economics at TEl-Aviv University, Israel.
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