Thaler on the Evolution of Behavioral Economics

From a new post by Timothy Taylor:

“Richard Thaler won the Nobel Prize in economics in 2017  “for his contributions to behavioural economics.  He tells the story of how the field evolved from early musings through small-scale tests and more comprehensive theories and all the way to public policy in his Nobel prize lecture, “From Cashews to Nudges: The Evolution of Behavioral Economics.” It is ungated and freely available in the June 2018 issue of the American Economic Review (108:6, pp. 1265–1287).”

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