Archival Insights into the Evolution of Economics

Hayek and Behavioral Economics

Editors: Frantz, R., Leeson, R. (Eds.)

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An exploration of Friedrich Hayek's contribution to the foundation of behavioural economics, and how his work interacted with and complemented that of his contemporaries. Chapters include detailed discussions of the concept of rationality, psychology and Hayek's philosophical theories as well as the historical context in which he lived and worked.

About the authors

MORRIS ALTMAN Professor of Behavioural and Institutional Economics and Head of the School of Economics and Finance, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and Professor of Economics, University of Seskatchewan, Canada WALTER BLOCK Harold E Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Loyola University of New Orleans, USA PETER BOETTKE University Professor of Economics and Philosophy at George Mason University, USA, Director of the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, and BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism at the Mercatus Center W. ZACHARY CACERES Researcher for The Flow Project and Editor of Radical Social Entrepeneurs CHIARA CHELINI European and Industrial Affairs Manager, Service Partenariat et Valorisation de la Recherche, Centre National de la Rechereche Scientifique and Postdoctoral Fellow, Institut Jean Nicod, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France FRANCESCO DI IORIO Doctoral student, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales/CREA, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France, and Research Associate, LUISS University, Rome, Italy PETER E. EARL Associate Professor of Economics, University of Queensland, Australia SUSUMU EGASHIRA Professor of Economics, Otaru University of Commerce, Japan STEFANO FIORI Associate Professor of Economics, University of Torino, Italy ROGER FRANTZ Professor of Economics, San Diego State University, USA HERBERT GINTIS Professor, Central European University and External Professor, Santa Fe Institute, USA HAMID HOSSEINI Professor of International Business and Economics in the McGowan School of Business, Kings College, Pennsylvania, USA ROBERT LEESON Visiting Professor of Economics, Stanford University and Adjunct Professor, Notre Dame Australia University DIERDRE MCCLOSKEY Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA LESLIE MARSH Senior Researcher Associate and Advisor, Dean's Office, Medical School, University of British Columbia, Canada ADAM MARTIN F.A. Hayek Fellow, Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, George Mason University, USA SONIA RIVA Certified cognitive psychologist, Clinica Neurologica San Gerardo, Monza, Italy VERNON L. SMITH 2002 recipient of Nobel rize in Economic Sciences, is George L Argyros Endowed Chair in Finance and Economics, Economic Science Institute, Chapman University, USA SALVATORE RIZZELLO Professor of Economics, Director of the Department of Law and Political, Economic and Social Sciences, Coordinator of the Centre for Cognitive Economics, University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy ANNA SPADA Research Fellow, Department of Law, Economic and Social Sciences and Centre for Cognitive Economics, University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy GERALD R. STEELE Reader in Economics, Management School, Lancaster University, UK TAIKI TAKAHASHI Associate Professor, Department of Behavioural Science, Centre for Experimental Research in Social Science, Hokkaido University, Japan

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Frederick Hayek’s Behavioral Economics in Historical Context

    Frantz, Roger

    Pages 1-34

  • A Hayekian/Kirznerian Economic History of the Modern World

    McCloskey, Deirdre Nansen

    Pages 35-69

  • Was Hayek an Austrian Economist? Yes and No. Was Hayek a Praxeologist? No

    Block, Walter E.

    Pages 70-89

  • Error Is Obvious, Coordination Is the Puzzle

    Boettke, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 90-110

  • Hayek’s Contribution to a Reconstruction of Economic Theory

    Gintis, Herbert

    Pages 111-126

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Hayek and Behavioral Economics
Editors
  • R. Frantz
  • R. Leeson
Series Title
Archival Insights into the Evolution of Economics
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-27815-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137278159
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-30116-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 349
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