Selfish Economists

“Just had a class with a group of economics students that I have been teaching. I have struggled all year to find examples of deviations from utility maximisation that really generate discussion. I have been using things like money ultimatum games but largely the students behave as many papers suggest economics students behave, namely that they offer low amounts in the ultimatum game and are far more likely, in my experience, to accept lower offers than when I give talks to psychology or lay audiences …” (more)

[Liam Delaney, Geary Behavioural Economics Blog, 27 February]

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