Tag Archives: behavioral economics

The biology of banking – FT.com

The biology of banking – FT.com. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/c6849366-9e93-11e1-a767-00144feabdc0.html#ixzz2D3mblpeQ There are ways to tame excessive displays of animal spirits, however. One is for trading rooms to employ more women and older men, in whom testosterone is less dominant. Their presence would, in the long term, lead to more stable and profitable activity, Coates argues. Another reform could […]

The psychology of the rogue trader

BBC News – The psychology of the rogue trader. An article by John Coates, Author of The Hour Between the Dog and the Wolf Double or quits Trader comes clean: Trader doubles bet: Bet wins: Trader goes to jail; bank’s losses are small Trader gets away with it; bank is none the wiser Bet loses: […]

BBC iPlayer – Business Daily: Future of economics

BBC iPlayer – Business Daily: Future of economics. Future of economics program about 17 mins. covers behavioral economics and the problems of economics in general. Based on Krugman’s critique. Related articles by Zemanta Wealthy Germans want to pay more taxes to help recovery (americablog.com)