Neuroecon overview from Tyler Cowen

Enter the Neuro-Economists: Why Do Investors Do What They Do? – New York Times

A brief overview of the major researchers and research in neuroecon today.

I liked this part:

Are phrases like “nucleus accumbens” — referring to a subcortical nucleus of the brain associated with reward — welcome in a profession caught up in interest rates and money supply? Skeptics question whether neuro-economics explains real-world phenomena.

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