Behavioral economist Iris Bohnet explains how behavioral designs can be implemented in classrooms and offices to change and de-bias organizations instead of individuals.
By Dan Ariely
Behavioral economist Dan Ariely explains the two characteristics of a good gift.
Making good financial decisions becomes even more difficult when you’re poor. Here's what behavioral economists are doing to make such decisions easier.
Why does it become more difficult to make good financial decisions when you’re poor?…
Money can buy happiness — that is, as long as you follow five core principals on how to spend it.
By PBS NewsHour
A pebble that reminds your daughter to take a shorter shower. A device to remind your dad to get up off the couch. Economics correspondent Paul Solman revisits ideas42, a behavioral economics consultancy, to get more gift ideas that could…
Dan Ariely says go ahead, buy that new ski jacket on Black Friday. As a behavioral economist at Duke University, he's studied how people can successfully indulge one day, and then resume normal spending practices for the rest of the…
By Max Nesterak
Researchers found that people were much more willing to buy products from companies that have smaller CEO-worker wage gaps.
Was the roller coaster week on Wall Street the bursting of a speculative bubble?…
By Paul Solman
Economics correspondent Paul Solman sat down with Richard Thaler, who's been called the inventor of behavioral economics, to discuss human behavior in the field of economics. Most humans, he points out, aren't the rational mathematicians economists assume they are, and…
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