Assorted links

1) Enforced transparency isn’t just a tenet of good governance types. It is a solution for behavioralists grappling with the problems of information asymmetry and how best to get crucial information to the right parties. While Jon Danielsson and Casper de Vries apply this insight to credit markets, it could follow for politics too. (Hat tip: Mostly Economics)

2) Behavioral economic consensus on how fiscal policy? A psychologist thinks the tax cuts in the stimulus should be doled out in small increments rather than one lump sum as previous tax cuts have been.

3) Food and behavioral economics. A video filmed at Cornell. Runs about an hour.

4) warns not to let the endowment effect keep you from selling losing stocks.


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