Table of contents for Economics and psychology : a promising new cross-disciplinary field / edited by Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer.

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Series Foreword vii
List of Contributors ix
I Introduction 1
1 Economics and Psychology: Developments and Issues 3
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
II Pro-Social Behavior and Trust 17
2 Conditional Cooperation: Behavioral Regularities from the Lab
and the Field and Their Policy Implications 19
Simon Ga¿chter
3 A Survey of Economic Theories and Field Evidence on Pro-
Social Behavior 51
Stephan Meier
4 Why Women and Men Trust Others 89
Iris Bohnet
III Neuroeconomics 111
5 Neuroeconomics: Illustrated by the Study of Ambiguity-
Aversion 113
Colin Camerer, Meghana Bhatt, and Ming Hsu
IV Economics and Happiness 153
6 Happiness and Public Policy: A Challenge to the Profession
Richard Layard
7 What Happiness Research Can Tell Us about Self-Control
Problems and Utility Misprediction 169
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
V Procedural Utility and Decision-Making Mechanisms 197
8 The Relevance of Procedural Utility for Economics 199
Matthias Benz
9 The Helping Hand¿A Brief Anatomy 229
Felix Oberholzer-Gee
VI Evaluation 241
10 Efficient Social Engineering and Realistic Cognitive Modeling: A
Psychologist¿s Thoughts 243
Ralph Hertwig
Index 271

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Economics -- Psychological aspects.