Escaping paternalism : rationality, behavioral economics, and public policy / Mario J. Rizzo, New York University, Glen Whitman, California State University, Northridge.

The burgeoning field of behavioral economics has produced a new set of justifications for paternalism. This book challenges behavioral paternalism on multiple levels, from the abstract and conceptual to the pragmatic and applied. Behavioral paternalism relies on a needlessly restrictive definition o...

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Main Authors: Rizzo, Mario J., (Author), Whitman, Glen, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Series:Cambridge studies in economics, choice, and society.
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