The Role of Emotion in Economic Behavior

35 Pages Posted: 4 Jan 2007

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Scott Rick

University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

George Loewenstein

Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

Date Written: January 3, 2007

Abstract

This article, prepared for the forthcoming third edition of The Handbook of Emotion, surveys behavioral economic and neuroeconomic research on the influence of expected and immediate emotions on decision making under risk, intertemporal choice, and social preferences.

Keywords: Emotion, Behavioral Economics

JEL Classification: A12, C91, D91, M31

Suggested Citation

Rick, Scott and Loewenstein, George F., The Role of Emotion in Economic Behavior (January 3, 2007). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=954862 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.954862

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George F. Loewenstein

Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences ( email )

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United States
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