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Behavioral Economics Crash Course Econ 27

Why do people buy the stuff they buy? In classical economics, most models assume that consumers behave rationally. As you've probably noticed in your real ...

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How much should you get paid for your job? Well, that depends on a lot of factors. Your skill set, the demand for the skills you have, and what other people are ...

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Would you like to play a game, Dr. Falken? Actually, this episode isn't really about games, or Matthew Broderick, or Thermonuclear War. But enough with the ...

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So, if economics is about choices and how we use our resources, econ probably has a lot to say about the environment, right? Right! In simple terms, pollution is ...

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So, during times of inflation or deflation, why doesn't the government just set prices? It sounds reasonable, but price ceilings or floors just don't work. Adriene ...

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This week Jacob and Adriene teach you about marginal analysis, which you're using RIGHT NOW! The video is coming from inside the house! Or something.

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Audience Question: Where do you think reality falls between so-called rational economics and behavioral economics? --On the Bonus Show: Tax cuts don't lead ...

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Is Immigration good or bad? Immigration is a touchy subject in the United States. The 2016 election has been filled with debate about the subject, and both ...

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Economist David Kreps argues that traditional economic models of “rational decision making” fail to capture the complexity of how real people make important ...

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So today, Craig is going to try to get inside the heads of voters by discussing how voters make decisions. Now obviously, like all decision making, voter decisions ...

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They say money can't buy happiness, but who are they? Can money buy happiness? The answer is: sort of. While money may not be able to buy true happiness, ...

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Behavioural Economics and Government Policy - Video covering Behavioural Economics and Government Policy. How can behavioural economic influence and ...

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Behavioural Economics - An introductory video covering behavioural economics. What is behavioural economics and how does behavioural economics clash ...

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Behavioral economics helps you understand dating, partying, college loans, voter ignorance, and all the choices humans make. Here's our full series.

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What is a monopoly? It turns out, it's more than just a board game. It's a terrible, terrible economic practice in which giant corporations dominate markets and hurt ...

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This is a quick overview of The Ultimatum Game. It is a super fun activity and a great way to show that people don't just look at money when they make decisions.

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Why is health care so expensive? Once again, there are a lot of factors in play. Jacob and Adriene look at the many reasons that health care in the US is so ...

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Duke professor Dan Ariely has little faith in human rationality.

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BE BRIGHT: "Overcome your fear of making a mistake. Take a bold stance, an active role in big life situations. Calculate the risk, and take control!" In the spirit of ...

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This week on Crash Course Econ, Jacob and Adriene are talking about failure. Specifically, we're talking about market failures. When markets don't provide a ...

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