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The Resource The why axis : hidden motives and the undiscovered economics of everyday life, Uri Gneezy and John A. List ; with a foreword by Steven D. Levitt

The why axis : hidden motives and the undiscovered economics of everyday life, Uri Gneezy and John A. List ; with a foreword by Steven D. Levitt

Label
The why axis : hidden motives and the undiscovered economics of everyday life
Title
The why axis
Title remainder
hidden motives and the undiscovered economics of everyday life
Statement of responsibility
Uri Gneezy and John A. List ; with a foreword by Steven D. Levitt
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A colorful examination of why people do what they do-- observed through the lens of incentives that can spur people to achieve-- as reviewed by two superstars revolutionizing economics
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gneezy, Uri
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
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List, John A.
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  • Economics
  • Motivation (Psychology)
Label
The why axis : hidden motives and the undiscovered economics of everyday life, Uri Gneezy and John A. List ; with a foreword by Steven D. Levitt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Getting beyond assumptions : what makes people do what they do? -- How can you get people to do what you want? : when incentives (don't) work and why -- What can Craigslist, mazes, and a ball and bucket teach us about why women earn less than men? : on the plains below Kilimanjaro -- What can a matrilineal society teach us about women and competition? : a visit to the Khasi -- How can sad silver medalists and happy bronze medalists help us close the achievement gap? : public education : the $627 billion problem -- How can poor kids catch rich kids in just months? : a voyage to preschool -- What seven words can end discrimination? : I don't really hate you, I just like money -- Be careful what you choose, it may be used against you! : the hidden motives behind discrimination -- How can we save ourselves from ourselves? :using field experiments to inform life and death situations -- What really makes people give to charity? : don't appeal to people's hearts, appeal to their vanity -- What can cleft palates and opt-out boxes teach us about people's reasons for giving to charity? : the remarkable phenomenon of reciprocity -- Why is today's business manager an endangered species? : creating a culture of experimentation at your business -- How to change the world-- or at least get a better deal : life is a laboratory
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 267 p.
Isbn
9781610393119
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013024592
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)852031329
  • (OCoLC)ocn852031329
  • 616919
Label
The why axis : hidden motives and the undiscovered economics of everyday life, Uri Gneezy and John A. List ; with a foreword by Steven D. Levitt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Getting beyond assumptions : what makes people do what they do? -- How can you get people to do what you want? : when incentives (don't) work and why -- What can Craigslist, mazes, and a ball and bucket teach us about why women earn less than men? : on the plains below Kilimanjaro -- What can a matrilineal society teach us about women and competition? : a visit to the Khasi -- How can sad silver medalists and happy bronze medalists help us close the achievement gap? : public education : the $627 billion problem -- How can poor kids catch rich kids in just months? : a voyage to preschool -- What seven words can end discrimination? : I don't really hate you, I just like money -- Be careful what you choose, it may be used against you! : the hidden motives behind discrimination -- How can we save ourselves from ourselves? :using field experiments to inform life and death situations -- What really makes people give to charity? : don't appeal to people's hearts, appeal to their vanity -- What can cleft palates and opt-out boxes teach us about people's reasons for giving to charity? : the remarkable phenomenon of reciprocity -- Why is today's business manager an endangered species? : creating a culture of experimentation at your business -- How to change the world-- or at least get a better deal : life is a laboratory
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 267 p.
Isbn
9781610393119
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013024592
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)852031329
  • (OCoLC)ocn852031329
  • 616919

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