John F. Tomer

Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance

Professor of Economics Emeritus

Riverdale, NY 10471

United States

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Ideas:
“  Buddhist Economics; Large Scale Socio-Economic Dysfunction; Market Failure for Socio-Economic Reasons; Integrating Wisdom with Economics; Applying Dual Motive Theory (Ego and Empathy); The Potential of Nudging Policies  ”

Scholarly Papers (21)

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What is Behavioral Economics?

Journal of Socio-Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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Behavioral Economics, Economic Methodology, Schools of Economic Thought

What is Behavioral Economics?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Jan 2005
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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Behavioral Economics, Economic Methodology, Schools of Economic Thought

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What Causes Obesity? And Why has it Grown so Much? An Alternative View

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Aug 2010
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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Adverse Childhood Experiences, Poverty, and Inequality: Toward an Understanding of the Connections and the Cures

World Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Sep 2013
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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Adverse childhood experiences, human capital, noncognitive human capital, neuro development, educational inequality, early childhood development

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Economic Decision Making: How Our Brain Works

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Dec 2012
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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economic decision making, cognitive error, human brain, human capital, bounded rationality, food decision making, x-efficiency

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What Causes Obesity? And Why Has it Increased so Much? An Alternative View

Challenge (2011)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2018
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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Beyond the Rationality of Economic Man, Toward the True Rationality of Human Man

Journal of Socio-Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 May 2008
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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Rationality, Normative, Economic, True, Preferences, Metapreferences

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Why We Need a Commitment Approach to Environmental Policy

Ecological Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Oct 2006
John F. Tomer and Thomas R. Sadler
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance and Western Illinois University - Department of Economics
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Environment, Policy, Commitment, Self-regulation, Environmental Protection Agency, Social Responsibility

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Brain Physiology, Egoistic and Empathic Motivation, and Brain Plasticity: Toward a More Human Economics

World Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Aug 2012
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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brain plasticity, neuroplasticity, empathy, dual-motive theory, brain physiology, egoistic motivation

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Integrating Human Capital with Human Development: Toward a Broader and More Human Conception of Human Capital

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Apr 2014
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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Human capital, Human development, noncognitive human capital, neurodevelopment, human capital strategy

Enduring Happiness: Integrating the Hedonic and Eudaimonic Approaches

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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Enduring Happiness: Integrating the Hedonic and Eudaimonic Approaches

Journal of Socio-Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Apr 2011
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance

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enduring happiness, eudaimonic, hedonic, intangible capital, imbalances, Buddhism

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Stemming the Tide of Obesity: What Needs to Happen

Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics Conference in Granada, July 2012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Aug 2012
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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obesity, antiobesity policy, social movemennt, personal capital, health capital, infrastructure of obesity, nutrition transition

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Intangible Capital and Economic Growth

International Journal of Behavioral and Healthcare Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2012
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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Economic Growth, Intangible Capital, Human Capital, Social Capital, Noncognitive Human Capital

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The Scientific Practices of Economics and the Emergence of Behavioral Economics

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Feb 2016
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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behavioral economics, scientific practices, paradigm, scientific revolution

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Why Buddhist Economics Is Needed: Overcoming Large Scale Biophysical and Socio-Economic Dysfunctions

Real-World Economics Review, No.82
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2018
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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Buddhist Economics, Biophysical Dysfunction, Socio-Economic Dysfunction, Phishing for Phools, True Preferences, Social Responsibility

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Improving the Standard of Living Through Investments in Intangible Capital

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Jan 2012
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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Intangible Capital, Human Capital, Social Problems, Personal Capital

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Understanding the Value and Potential of Nudging: Improving Well-Being and Reducing Socio-Economic Dysfunctions

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2018
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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Nudging, Human Capital, Soft Infrastructure, Socio-Economic Dysfunction, Behavioral Market Failure, Obesity, Well-Being

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Chapter 1, Introduction: Why a Broad Conception of Human Capital Is Needed

Integrating Human Capital with Human Development, Palgrave Macmillan, December 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Mar 2016
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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Human Capital, Human Development, Noncognitive Human Capital, Human Capital Strategy, Developmental Approach, Neurodevelopment

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Book Review: Delusions of Economics and the Way Forward

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 31 Jul 2018
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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brain physiology, dual motive theory, evolutionary brain science, ego and empathy, reptilian brain, mammalian brain

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Economics’ Wisdom Deficit and How to Reduce It

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Nov 2018
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
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Wisdom, Aristotle, Philosophy, Normative Decision Making, True Preferences, Delphi Method

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Why Consumers are Not Sovereign: The Socio-Economic Causes of Market Failure

Real-World Economics Review, issue no. 81
Posted: 03 May 2017 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2018
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance

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Consumer sovereignty, Behavioral market failure, dual motive theory, Phishing for Phools, Socio-Economic dysfunction

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Smart Persons and Human Development: The Missing Ingredient in Behavioral Economics

Behavioral Economics with Smart People, Morris Altman, ed., Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Jan 2015
John F. Tomer
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance

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