As we experience the pain of stock market losses, making it even worse, behavioral economists tell us we will sell at the wrong time.
What Soccer Can Teach Us About Investing
When measuring happiness around the world after a World Cup finals match, the pain of loss can exceed the pleasure of gain.
Why We Will Miss the Candy We Never Loved
Told that their least favorite candy might no longer exist, people are panic buying NECCO wafers and Sweethearts because the New England Confectionary Company could shut down.
Why the U.K. Wants a Latte Levy
Because the polyethylene in coffee cups prevents proper recycling, the British parliament is considering a latte levy to solve the problem.
How a Cash-Free Economy Affects Your Health
Far beyond the change in our spending, a cash free economy would have an impact on our bacterial immunities and our neurology.
Why Brand Loyalty is about More than Taste
Brand loyalty, preferring aspartame in Diet Pepsi and Coca-Cola’s original recipe can be explained by ideas from behavioral economics like status quo bias.
Weekly Roundup: From Slicing Bread to Saving Honeybees
Our everyday economics includes behavioral economics, commitment devices, environment, supply, regulation, free trade, gender issues and the minimum wage.
The Best and Worst Ways to Stop Smoking
Expensive for employers and society, smoking is a habit that requires cleverly designed commitment devices for successfully getting people to quit.