Mr. P. M. Sharpe

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The Economic Naturalist: Why Economics Explains Al&hellip by Robert H Frank
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The field of "Behavioral Economics" has grown quite significantly in the last few years. The premise is quite interesting, are we in control of our decisions or are there some mysterious laws guiding our every move?

The cover of this book offers some interesting questions but when you get into it it is a bit of a let down. The author has basically rehashed a number of 500 word essays by some of his students on day to day questions and nuggets. Being only 500 words these are brief and lack any real detail about the economic theory guiding them. Another problem is that many of the explanations aren't particularly economical but rather come down to common sense, some of which is so… Read more