From the renowned and entertaining behavioural economist and co-author of the seminal work Nudge, Misbehaving is an irreverent and enlightening look into human foibles. Traditional economics assumes that rational forces shape
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it was amazing
He’s taken his time and he’s waited his turn, but Richard Thaler has delivered the definitive book on Behavioral Economics, the one you can’t afford to miss. It’s a summary of the main findings, a history of how they came about and a preview of coming attractions, with due care taken to pay tribute to those who came before Thaler and apportion credit to those who worked with him.
The field is not as new as Thaler would have you think. There’s bias in this account and it is a bias against those am
it was ok
Thaler was one of the people who brought behavioural economics into being – and this book covers the story of his journey. He says that classic economics describes man as a logical creature, and bases its theories upon this idealised figure. In behavioural economics on the other hand, humans do a lot of misbehaving.
Herewith some odd nuggets and asides I picked from the book. (view spoiler)[
*Economics is considered the most intellectually powerful of the social sciences, this is because it has a
Unlike most people I found this book a so-so read, I wasn’t all that gripped. I skipped the section on stocks and shares…
What is the value of ‘Misbehaving’ after ‘Nudge’ and ‘Thinking Fast and Slow’? After all, ‘Thinking’ told us the discovery process by behavior science demigod. ‘Nudge’ explained how to apply behavior science to practical policy-making.
‘Misbehaving’ has its value independent from ‘Nudge’ and ‘Thinking’. Unique in ‘Misbehaving’ is a candid account of the struggle getting recognized when your opinions are different from the establishment, a humble understanding on the fortunate events that helped