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Behavioral economics

Camerer, Colin F. (2014) Behavioral economics. Current Biology, 24 (18). R867-R871. ISSN 0960-9822.

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Behavioral economics uses evidence from psychology and other social sciences to create a precise and fruitful alternative to traditional economic theories, which are based on optimization. Behavioral economics may interest some biologists, as it shifts the basis for theories of economic choice away from logical calculation and maximization and toward biologically plausible mechanisms.

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Additional Information:© 2014 Elsevier Ltd. Available online 22 September 2014.
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Official Citation:Colin F. Camerer, Behavioral economics, Current Biology, Volume 24, Issue 18, 22 September 2014, Pages R867-R871, ISSN 0960-9822, (
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