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Economic Psychology

An Introduction


Erich Kirchler, University of Vienna, Austria, Erik Hoelzl, University of Cologne, Germany


Economic Psychology is the only up-to-date, English-language textbook that provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical topics in economic psychology and their relevance in applied fields. Written by two leading psychologists, the book looks at how people make decisions on the use of scarce resources, in particular money, from a psychological perspective. Starting with decision making and lay theories as basic building blocks of economic behaviour, the authors go on to explore three major markets where economic behaviour occurs as an…

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Key features

  • The only up-to-date textbook on economic psychology in the English language
  • Focuses on applications of theories and features numerous examples throughout
  • Complex mathematical formulae are avoided, enabling students to connect theory with practice

About the book

  • DOI
  • Subjects Applied Psychology,Economics,Economics: General Interest,Psychology
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 11 January 2018
    • ISBN: 9781107668638
    • Dimensions (mm): 246 x 189 mm
    • Weight: 0.9kg
    • Contains: 82 b/w illus. 23 tables
    • Page extent: 410 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 11 January 2018
    • ISBN: 9781107040502
    • Dimensions (mm): 246 x 189 mm
    • Weight: 1.05kg
    • Contains: 82 b/w illus. 23 tables
    • Page extent: 410 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 06 August 2018
    • ISBN: 9781139629065

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