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A Cognitive Approach to Individual Learning: Some Experimental Results

In: Knowledge, Beliefs and Economics


  • Marco Novarese
  • Salvatore Rizzello


This book surveys how economists engage with knowledge and beliefs in various fields of economic analysis, such as general equilibrium theory, decision theory, game theory, experimental economics, evolutionary theory of the firm, financial markets and the history of economic thought.

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  • Marco Novarese & Salvatore Rizzello, 2006. "A Cognitive Approach to Individual Learning: Some Experimental Results," Chapters,in: Knowledge, Beliefs and Economics, chapter 10 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eechap:3100_10

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    Economics and Finance;

    JEL classification:

    • C91 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Individual Behavior
    • D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
    • A12 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Relation of Economics to Other Disciplines


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