How Laypeople Understand Economics
Dept. of Psychology - Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
July 1, 2015
Economic Psychology: The Science of Economic Mental Life and Behaviour. Rob Ranyard (Ed.) Wiley-Blackwell, 2016
This chapter presents various known limitations in lay understanding in general, and documents how lay people (mis)understand economics. Economic and Political consequences are discussed.
Note: This is a DRAFT version - a final version is being prepared.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 24
Keywords: lay theories; understanding of economics
Date posted: October 24, 2015 ; Last revised: December 6, 2016