On the Potential of Neuroeconomics: A Critical (But Hopeful) Appraisal
65 Pages Posted: 23 Apr 2008 Last revised: 19 Aug 2010
Date Written: April 2008
This paper evaluates the prospects for the emerging field of neuroeconomics to shed light on traditional positive and normative economic questions. It argues that the potential for meaningful contributions, though often misunderstood and frequently overstated, is nevertheless present.
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