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Title Behavioural economics / edited by Peter E. Earl
Published Aldershot, Hants : E. Elgar Pub. ; Brookfield, Vt. : Gower Pub., [1988]


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 W'PONDS  330.019 Ear/Bec  2  AVAILABLE
Description 2 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Schools of thought in economics ; 6
Schools of thought in economics ; 6
Contents v. 1. Part I. Methodology. A branch of economics is missing : micro-micro theory / Harvey Leibenstein -- The behavioral approach : with emphasis on economics / Richard M. Cyert and Herbert A. Simon -- How economists can accept Shackle's critique of economic doctrines without arguing themselves out of their jobs / Peter E. Earl and Neil M. Kay -- Part II. Satisficing versus optimizing behaviour. Theories of decision-making in economics and behavioral sciences / Herbert A. Simon -- Economic "natural selection" and the theory of the firm / Sidney G. Winter -- Profits, learning and the convergence of satisfying to marginalism / Richard H. Day -- Search for rules for search / John D. Hey -- The behaviour of industrial buyers in their search for suppliers of machine tools / M.T. Cunningham and J.G. White -- Part III. Uncertainty, expectation formation and economic forecasting. Forecasting and planning : an evaluation / Robin M. Hogarth and Spyros Makridakis -- Management and magic / Martin L. Gimpl and Stephen R. Dakin -- Expectation in economics / C.F. Carter -- A revised theory of expectations / C.F. Carter -- Prospect theory : an analysis of decision under risk / Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky -- Part IV. The theory of the firm. A reconsideration of the theory of the individual business / P.W.S. Andrews -- Organizational structure and pricing behavior in an oligopolistic market / R.M. Cyert and J.G. March -- Organizational factors in the theory of oligopoly / R.M. Cyert and James G. March -- Managerial decision processes / Brian J. Loasby -- An analysis of managerial biasing : evidence from a company's budgeting process / E.A. Lowe and R.W. Shaw -- Part V. Corporate evolution. A behavioral model of cost reduction / Roy Radnor -- Management behaviour and a theory of diversification / C.J. Sutton -- Managing culture : the invisible barrier to strategic change / Jay W. Lorsch -- Firm and industry response to changed market conditions : an evolutionary approach / Richard R. Nelson and Sidney G. Winter -- Part VI. Conclusion. Management economics and the theory of the firm / Brian J. Loasby
v. 2. Part I. Information problems and the organization of economic activities. Equilibrium, expectations and information / G.B. Richardson -- Information, expectations and the theory of the firm / H.B. Malmgren -- The organisation of industry / G.B. Richardson -- Towards a theory of multinational enterprise / Craig S. Galbraith and Neil M. Kay -- Contractual arrangements for technology transfer : new evidence from business history / Mark Casson -- Opportunism in labour contracting : an application of the "organisational failures" framework / Paul Willman -- Part II. Consumer behaviour theory. Opening the preferences : a socio-economic research agenda / Amitai Etzioni -- Consumer decision making -- fact or fiction? / Richard W. Olshavsky and Donald H. Granbois -- Toward a positive theory of consumer choice / Richard Thaler -- A behavioural analysis of demand elasticities / Peter E. Earl -- Toward understanding attitude structure : a study of the complimentarity of multi-attribute attitude models / Albert V. Bruno and Albert R. Wildt -- A behavioural model of the demand for consumer durables / J.F. Pickering -- The role of risk in consumer behavior / James W. Taylor -- Part III. Welfare economics and policy. Competition, growth and efficiency / Richard M. Cyert and Kenneth D. George -- Making location policy work / B.J. Loasby -- Assessing private enterprise : an exegesis of tangled doctrine / Richard R. Nelson -- Controls on advertising : an examination of some economic arguments / S.C. Littlechild -- Marketing concept and customer orientation / Roger Dickinson, Anthony Herbst and John O'Shaughnessy -- Part IV. Behavioural perspectives on macroeconomic issues. Towards a "satisficing" theory of economic policy / Paul Mosley -- A general model of wage determination / J.L. Baxter -- Price images, inflation and national incomes policy / Hilde Behrend -- Obligational markets and the mechanics of inflation / Michael L. Wachter and Oliver E. Williamson -- Work, jobs and unemployment / Peter Warr -- The life and work of George Katona / Karl-Erik Wärneryd -- Part V. Conclusion. From economic behavior to behavioral economics : the behavioral uprising in economics / Benjamin Gilad, Stanley Kaish and Peter D. Loeb
Analysis Economics Behavioural aspects
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and indexes
Subject Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Author Earl, Peter E.
LC no. 88016346
ISBN 1852780665