Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicBehavioural economics

Topic: Behavioural economics

Behavioral economics is biased, and it might not quite know it

The discipline, which marries classical economics with psychology, has quickly become a victim of its own astounding success. Call it the 'bias bias'.

Rahul Bose, 5-star Marriott pricing banana the way it wants is simple behavioural economics

Unless you believe prices should be fixed and want to enjoy the life of shortages it creates, there's nothing wrong with JW Marriott’s arguments.

CEA on ‘virtuous or vicious’ economy, Abhinav Kumar says remove Articles 35A and 370 in J&K

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

‘Nudge’ is the secret behind success of Modi’s pet projects, says Economic Survey

Economic Survey praises Modi govt for using behavioural economics to popularise schemes such as 'Swachh Bharat', says it's needed for more informed policy-making.

Liberals hated the colours of Modi’s new notes but never understood their politics

The currency note was a prop, the ATM queues an exercise in behavioural psychology.

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Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.