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Author Kunreuther, Howard.
Title Insurance and behavioral economics [electronic resource] : improving decisions in the most misunderstood industry / Howard C. Kunreuther, Mark V. Pauly, Stacey McMorrow.
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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 Electronic Book  HG8054.5 .K858 2013eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xii, 329 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Purposes of this book; 2. An introduction to insurance in practice and theory; 3. Anomalies and rumors of anomalies; 4. Behavior consistent with benchmark models; 5. Real world complications; 6. Why people do or do not demand insurance; 7. Demand anomalies; 8. Descriptive models of insurance supply; 9. Anomalies on the supply side; 10. Design principles for insurance; 11. Strategies for dealing with insurance-related anomalies; 12. Innovations in insurance markets through multi-year contracts; 13. Publicly-provided social insurance.
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Subject Risk (Insurance)
Insurance -- Decision making.
Consumer behavior.
Related Names Pauly, Mark V., 1941-
McMorrow, Stacey.
Alternate Title Insurance & behavioral economics
Related To Print version: Kunreuther, Howard. Insurance and behavioral economics. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013. 9780521845724 0521845726 9780521608268 0521608260 (DLC) 2012006486
ISBN 1139615424 (electronic bk.)
9781139615426 (electronic bk.)
9780521608268 (pbk.)
0521608260 (pbk.)