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(Behavioural) economics through sunglasses

(featured image credit: Jennifer Stahn BY/CC) When you’ve embraced economic thinking, even a summer break from work doesn’t stop you from seeing how profoundly us humans truly are economic beings This summer I have once again been wearing my trusted economics … Continue reading

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An accidental behavioural economist on holiday

(featured image credit: Stocksnap) (Behavioural) economics lenses don’t stop working when you’re on break, it seems It is sometimes said that “economics is the study of human behaviour”. (A Google search of this exact phrase produces over 30,000 hits, so … Continue reading

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Beachonomics

An accidental behavioural economist takes a walk along the beach With the summer holidays now firmly behind us, I found myself musing about how much the seaside can tell us about economics. A couple of weeks ago we were spending … Continue reading

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