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Research Seminar Behavioral Economics – Some Issues and Controversies

2018-10-23
ISM kindly invites to participate in Research Seminar "Behavioral Economics – Some Issues and Controversies" led by Slavisa Tasic, professor of economics, researcher and policy writer.
 
Seminar will take place on the 23rd of October, 10:00, room 501.
 

Abstract

Behavioral economics has received much praise and experienced great success in the past two decades. Nevertheless, parts of behavioral economics remain problematic from both theoretical and policy point of view. As a theory, behavioral economics may be criticized for its excessive reliance on the neoclassical economic model as a normative ideal. As a set of policy prescriptions, behavioral economics focuses on market participants and neglects various cognitive and behavioral imperfections on the side of policymakers. In this talk I will summarize my research that has addressed such concerns and discuss a way forward for behavioral economics. 

 
Short bio
 
Slavisa Tasic is a professor of economics, researcher and policy writer. He has a BA in economics from the University of Belgrade and a PhD from the University of Turin. He has held academic positions at universities in the USA, Eastern Europe and European Union. Dr. Tasic has published two books and several widely cited academic articles in the areas of behavioral economics, political economy and law & economics. He also writes on contemporary policy issues and works as a consultant for companies, governments and international organizations in the areas of economic growth and international development. 
 
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