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How Laypeople Understand Economics


David Leiser


Dept. of Psychology - Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Zeev Kril


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

Abstract:     
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.

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Number of Pages in PDF File: 24

Keywords: lay theories; understanding of economics


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Date posted: October 24, 2015 ; Last revised: December 6, 2016

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Leiser, David and Kril, Zeev, How Laypeople Understand Economics (July 1, 2015). Economic Psychology: The Science of Economic Mental Life and Behaviour. Rob Ranyard (Ed.) Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2677659

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David Leiser (Contact Author)
Dept. of Psychology - Ben Gurion University of the Negev ( email )
1 Ben-Gurion Blvd
Beer-Sheba 84105, 84105
Israel
HOME PAGE: http://www.bgu.ac.il/~dleiser
Zeev Kril
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev ( email )
1 Ben-Gurion Blvd
Beer-Sheba 84105, 84105
Israel
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