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Behavioral Economics Crash Course Economics

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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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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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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In which Jacob Clifford and Adriene Hill launch a brand new Crash Course on Economics! So, what is economics? Good question. It's not necessarily about ...

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Richard Thaler, in conversation with Hal Varian, Google's Chief Economist Richard Thaler, co-author of Nudge, will discuss his new book, Misbehaving: The ...

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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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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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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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Often, when discussing the obesity crisis facing the United States, especially when I'm pointing out another failed effort to help people change their eating habits, ...

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To understand behavior and choice, we need to borrow from not just cognitive science but also sociology. University of Warwick economist Robert Akerlof ...

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How does education work? Where does the money come from? Who pays for it? Is going to college a good investment? Adriene and Jacob are talking today ...

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We talk a lot about Keynesian economics on this show, pretty much because the real world currently runs on Keynesian principles. That said, there are some ...

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Knownow: Behavioral Economics explained with samples.

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See the full course: https://systemsacademy.io/courses/complexity-economics Twitter: http://bit.ly/2HobMld In this video we will be turning our attention to what ...

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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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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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How do companies make money? What are profits? Revenues? How are prices set? This week, Jacob and Adriene are talking business. Whether you're selling ...

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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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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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Thaler, co-author of the global bestseller “Nudge,” gave a talk on “behavioral economics,” which attempts to incorporate insights from other social sciences, ...

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