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|Description:||xv, , 511 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm|
|Contents:||Part 1. Prejudice and discrimination. The nature of implicit prejudice : implications for personal and public policy / Curtis D. Hardin, Mahzarin R. Banaji ; Biases in interracial interactions : implications for social policy / J. Nicole Shelton, Jennifer A. Richeson, John F. Dovidio ; Policy implications of unexamined discrimination : gender bias in employment as a case study / Susan T. Fiske, Linda H. Krieger --
Part 2. Social interactions. The psychology of cooperation : implications for public policy / Tom Tyler ; Rethinking why people vote : voting as dynamic social expression / Todd Rogers, Craig R. Fox, Alan S. Gerber ; Perspectives on disagreement and dispute resolution : lessons from the lab and the real world / Lee Ross ; Psychic numbing and mass atrocity / Paul Slovic [and others] --
Part 3. The justice system. Eyewitness identification and the legal system / Nancy K. Steblay, Elizabeth F. Loftus ; False convictions / Phoebe Ellsworth, Sam Gross ; Behavioral issues of punishment, retribution, and deterrence / John M. Darley, Adam L. Alter --
Part 4. Bias and competence. Claims and denials of bias and their implications for policy / Emily Pronin, Kathleen Schmidt ; Questions of competence : the duty to inform and the limits to choice / Baruch Fischhoff, Sara L. Eggers ; If misfearing is the problem, is cost-benefit analysis the solution? / Cass R. Sunstein --
Part 5. Behavioral economics and finance. Choice architecture and retirement saving plans / Shlomo Benartzi, Ehud Peleg, Richard H. Thaler ; Behavioral economics analysis of employment law / Christine Jolls ; Decision making and policy in contexts of poverty / Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Shafir --
Part 6. Behavior change. Psychological levers of behavior change / Dale T. Miller, Deborah A. Prentice ; Turning mindless eating into healthy eating / Brian Wansink ; A social psychological approach to educational intervention / Julio Garcia, Geoffrey L. Cohen --
Part 7. Improving decisions. Beyond comprehension : figuring out whether decision aids improve people's decisions / Peter Ubel ; Using decision errors to help people help themselves / George Loewenstein, Leslie John, Kevin G. Volpp ; Doing the right thing willingly : using the insights of behavioral decision research for better environmental decisions / Elke U. Weber ; Overcoming decision biases to reduce losses from natural catastrophes / Howard Kunreuther, Robert Meyer, Erwann Michel-Kerjan --
Part 8. Decision contexts. Decisions by default / Eric J. Johnson, Daniel G. Goldstein ; Choice architecture / Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein, John P. Balz ; Behaviorally informed regulation / Michael S. Barr, Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Shafir --
Part 9. Commentaries. Psychology and economic policy / William J. Congdon ; Behavioral decision science applied to health-care policy / Donald A. Redelmeier ; Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Debiasing the policy makers themselves / Paul Brest ; Paternalism, manipulation, freedom and the good / Judith Lichtenberg.
|Responsibility:||edited by Eldar Shafir.|
"[Behavioral Foundations of Public Policy] is a master compendium of what we know."--David Brooks, New York Times "I would recommend this book to anyone looking for a comprehensive perspective on the