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Improving decisions about health, wealth and happiness

Author: Richard H Thaler; Cass R Sunstein
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press : [distributor] John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Illustrated edView all editions and formats
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Every day we make decisions on topics ranging from the personal investments we select to the schools we pick for our children to the foods we eat to the causes we champion. Unfortunately we don't always choose well. This book explains that we are susceptible to cognitive biases and blunders that make us human, fallible, and prone to error.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard H Thaler; Cass R Sunstein
ISBN: 9780300122237 0300122233
OCLC Number: 851982154
Language Note: English.
Notes: Epublication based on: 9786612088780.
Publisher63s recommended alternative: 9781596592704.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 x 16 x 3 cm
Responsibility: Richard H. Thaler ; Cass R. Sunstein.

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Every day we make decisions on topics ranging from the personal investments we select to the schools we pick for our children to the foods we eat to the causes we champion. Unfortunately we don't always choose well. This book explains that we are susceptible to cognitive biases and blunders that make us human, fallible, and prone to error.

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