An Introduction to Behavioral Economics

Second edition

by Nick Wilkinson and Matthias Klaes


The second volume expands, and brings up to date, this engaging and erudite introduction to the field of behavioral economics. By providing their own unique and interesting perspective on the material they review, the authors succeed at the difficult task of holding the reader's interest while providing remarkably comprehensive coverage. This book will help readers to share in the excitement of those currently working in the field. -George Loewenstein, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Behavioural economics has gone mainstream and this book is a very useful and accessible introduction; presented with the minimum technical fuss and replete with examples that are easy to relate to. -Sujoy Mukerji, Oxford University, UK
It is rare that a second edition offers such a dramatic improvement, both pedagogically and content-wise. -Natalia V Czap, University of Michigan, USA
Highly valuable for the field of behavioral economics; excellent for teaching and as a reference for specialists. -Kirsten I.M. Rohde, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Provides an excellent overview of the most important advancements in the field of behavioural and experimental economics. A brilliant textbook for social researchers, as well as for students interested in this exciting area. -Michalis Drouvelis University of Birmingham, UK
A comprehensive treatment of individual decision-making; covers more recent developments in behavioral game theory. -Miguel A. Fonseca, University of Exeter, UK
A content-rich, well-balanced, much-needed introduction to the field. -Georg Weizsacker, University College London, UK