Tagged With Behavioral Economics

A behavioural economist explains why Elizabeth Holmes might not have felt bad lying about Theranos


Judging employees on results could reward luck over skill, argue top psychologists, and there's a better way to do it


A Nobel Prize-winning psychologist says the most successful decision-makers know how to use their gut feelings in a way the rest of us don't



Spare change investing app Acorns is working with an economist that wants you to skip your Starbucks latte to save for retirement


Here's why we give better advice to our friends than we give to ourselves


2 formerly obese economists who lost a combined 120 pounds in 18 months say 'meta-rules' were a key part of their success



2 formerly obese economists lost a combined 55kgs in 18 months -- here are the best tricks they used


The behaviours that affect weight can be explained by economic theories -- according to formerly obese economists who lost 120 pounds in 18 months


The winner of this year's Nobel Prize in economics had a cameo next to Selena Gomez in 'The Big Short'


We talked to a UBS behavioural finance specialist about how emotions get the best of even the most experienced investors


Research finds complaining to bus drivers could prevent traffic deaths


Here's the 'eye-popping' chart BlackRock CEO Larry Fink shared in his annual letter



A top psychologist says will power is overrated -- here's how you really build good habits


17 cities across the US have discovered a clever way to lower student absence rates


A behavioural economist explains how basic income can work in the US


'The Big Short' author Michael Lewis tells us about his unusual new 'love story,' and how it can add insight into Trump's election



Why people believe Trump when he's lying


President Obama wants you to read this book on making smarter decisions