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Behavioral Economics and Nuclear Weapons

Behavioral Economics and Nuclear Weapons( )
Editor: Harrington, Anne
Knopf, Jeffrey
Contribution by: Berejikian, Jeffrey D.
Downer, John
Justwan, Florian
Müller, Harald
Solingen, Etel
Stein, Janice Gross
Wright, Nicholas
Zwald, Zachary
Lotan, Morielle
Dupuy, Jean-Pierre
Series title:Studies in Security and International Affairs Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2019
Publisher:University of Georgia Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $28.95
Book Description:

Recent discoveries in psychology and neuroscience have improved our understanding of why our decision making processes fail to match standard social science assumptions about rationality. As researchers such as Daniel Kahneman, Amos Tversky, and Richard Thaler have shown, people often depart in systematic ways from the predictions of the rational actor model of classic economic thought because of the influence of emotions, cognitive biases, an aversion to loss, and other strong...
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Author Biography
Nicholas Wright, an associate director of the Royal National Theatre, is an actor & playwright & author of the celebrated play "Mrs. Klein". He lives in London.


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