Manipulate Me: The Booming Business in Behavioral Finance

It’s hard to find a place today where concepts of behavioral finance aren’t being applied to real-world situations. From London to Washington to Sydney, governments are experimenting with the psychology of decision-making and trying to “nudge” citizens toward better behaviors, whether that means saving more for retirement or signing an organ donation card. Meanwhile, businesses…

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If anyone is interested Cambridge University has an opening for the Lucasian Chair of mathematics. Previous holders include  Issac Newton,  George Stokes,  Charles Babbage,  Paul Dirac and   Stephen Hawking. I am actually surprised by the advertisement since I thought they generally had someone earmarked for the job when the tenure of the incumbent ended.