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Behavioral economics
Background Note
Behavioural experiments as an impactful tool in sustainable development

Introduction Only recently has the importance and potential of behavioural sciences been recognized as a critical tool to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

Behavioral economics Decision making Altruism
Book Chapter
Social networks as levers of mobility

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Behavioral economics Cultural economics Geographic labour mobility
Working Paper
Consolidating behavioural economics and rational choice theory: Insights from inequality research

Using illustrations from research on inequality, this paper offers evidence on the strengths of ‘behavioural synthesis’, i.e. the reconciliation between neoclassical and behavioural economics...

Inequality Behavioral economics Behaviour
Working Paper
Social networks, role models, peer effects, and aspirations

We review the literature on pathways through which social networks may influence social mobility in developing countries...

Behavioral economics Cultural economics Geographic labour mobility
ASREC Europe 2016

The Association for the Study of Religion, Economics and Culture (ASREC) held a conference at the University of Copenhagen on 16-17 May 2016.

16 May 201617 May 2016
Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, Building 26, Copenhagen, Denmark
Past event
Behavioural Foundations

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 2.4

Behavioral economics Poverty Income
Optimal taxation from a behavioral viewpoint: Implications for redistributive policies

Jukka Pirttilä presented 'Optimal taxation from a behavioral viewpoint: Implications for redistributive policies' at the University of Verona, Winter School of Inequality and social welfare theory, 2015...

13 January 2015
University of Verona, Via dell'Artigliere 8, Verona, Italy
Past event
New approaches to measuring poverty and vulnerability

Theme: 2010-11

New Directions in Development Economics Poverty measurement Vulnerability
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