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Reading list for Psychology & Economics

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Rami Zwick

July 30, 2002


Ajzen, Icek (2001), “Nature and operation of attitudes,” Annual Review of Psychology, 52, 27-58. (1.8M)

Cacioppo, John T. and Wendi L. Gardner (1999), “Emotion,” Annual Review of Psychology, 50, 191-214. (1.3M)

Elster, Jon (1998), “Emotions and Economic Theory,” Journal of Economic Literature, 36(1), pp. 47-74. (3.7M)

Hastie, R. (2001), “Problems for judgment and decision making,” Annual Review of Psychology, 52, 653-683. (1.7M)

Rabin, Matthew (1998), “Psychology and Economics, ”Journal of Economic Literature, 36(1), 11-46. (4.9M)

Rabin, Matthew (2002), “A Perspective on Psychology and Economics,” European Economic Review, 46, 657-685. (193k)

Snyder, Mark and Arthur A. Stukas, Jr. (1999), “Interpersonal processes: The interplay of cognitive, motivational, and behavioral activities in social interaction,” Annual Review of Psychology, 50; 273-303. (1.6M)

Zwick, Rami, Ido Erev and David Budescu (1999) “The Psychological and Economical Perspectives on Human Decisions in Social and Interactive Contexts” In Budescu, Erev and Zwick (Eds.), Games and Human Behavior: Essays in honor of Amnon Rapoport. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates: New Jersey, pp. 3 –20. (177k)


Recommendations for Further Reading


Becker, Gary S. (1993), “The Economic Way of Looking at Behavior,” The Journal of Political Economy, 101(3), 385-409. (2.4M)

Brandstätter, Hermann and Werner Güth (1994), “Introduction to Essays on Economic Psychology,” in Brandstätter and Güth (eds.), Essays on Economic Psychology, Berlin: Spinger-Verlag. pp. 1-29.

Camerer, Colin (1996). Rules for experimenting in psychology and economics, and why they differ. In W. Albers, W. Güth, P. Hammerstein, B. Moldovanu, & E. van Damme (Eds.), Understanding strategic interaction: Essays in honor of Reinhard Selten (pp. 313-327). Berlin: Springer.

Camerer, Colin F. and Ernst Fehr (in press), “Measuring Social Norms and Preferences using Experimental Games: A Guide for Social Scientists,” in Henrich, Boyd, Bowles, Camerer, Fehr, Gintis and McElreath (eds.), Foundations of Human Sociality – Experimental and Ethnographic Evidence from 15 Small-Scale Societies. (270k)

Earl, Peter E. (1990), “Economics and Psychology: A Survey,” The Economic Journal, 100 (402), 718-755. (4.9M)

Fehr, Ernst and Armin Falk (2002), “Psychological foundations of incentives,” European Economic Review, 46, 687 – 724. (381k)

Hertwig, Ralph and Andreas Ortmann (2001), “Experimental practices in economics: A methodological challenge for psychologists?” Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24(3), 383-403. (515k)

Lewin, Shira B. (1996), “Economics and Psychology: Lessons for Our Own Day From the Early Twentieth Century,” Journal of Economic Literature, 34(3), 1293-1323. (4.4M)

Lopes, L. L. (1994). Psychology and economics: Perspectives on risk, cooperation, and the marketplace. Annual Review of Psychology, 45, 197-227. (1.6M)

Roth, Al (1991). Game theory as a part of empirical economics. The Economic Journal, 101, 107-114.

Simon, Herbert. A. (1986). Rationality in psychology and economics. Journal of Business, 59(2), 209-224.

Tirole, Jean (2002), “Rational irrationality: Some economics of self-management,” European Economic Review, 46, 633-655. (215k)