Richard H. Thaler: Behavioral Economics

Conversations with History - Richard H. Thaler

Richard H. Thaler; Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Professor University of Chicago, 2017 Nobel Laureate in Economics

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Professor Richard H. Thaler for a discussion of behavioral economics. Professor Thaler discusses theory in economics, how observed human behavior points to anomalies that contradict what theory predicts will happen, and the implications of behavioral economics for public policy including its contribution to understanding the 2008 economic collapse and to shaping future regulation.

Key Words: Nobel Laureates
Richard H. Thaler
Publication date: 
October 18, 2010
Publication type: 
Conversations with History