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Handbook of Behavioral Industrial Organization


  • Victor J. Tremblay
  • Elizabeth Schroeder
  • Carol Horton Tremblay


The Handbook of Behavioral Industrial Organization integrates behavioral economics into industrial organization. Chapters cover concepts such as relative thinking, salience, shrouded attributes, cognitive dissonance, motivated reasoning, confirmation bias, overconfidence, status quo bias, social cooperation and identity. Additional chapters consider industry issues, such as sports and gambling industries, neuroeconomic studies of brands and advertising, and behavioral antitrust law. The Handbook features a wide array of methods (literature surveys, experimental and econometric research, and theoretical modelling), facilitating accessibility to a wide audience.

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  • Victor J. Tremblay & Elizabeth Schroeder & Carol Horton Tremblay (ed.), 2018. "Handbook of Behavioral Industrial Organization," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 16609.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eebook:16609

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    1. Elizabeth Schroeder & Carol Horton Tremblay & Victor J. Tremblay, 2022. "CEO Bias and Product Substitutability in Oligopoly Games," Games, MDPI, vol. 13(2), pages 1-23, March.
    2. Chowdhury, Subhasish M. & Crede, Carsten J., 2020. "Post-cartel tacit collusion: Determinants, consequences, and prevention," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 70(C).
    3. Nicola Meccheri, 2021. "Biased managers in vertically related markets," Managerial and Decision Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 42(3), pages 724-736, April.
    4. Cerrone, Claudia & Hermstrüwer, Yoan & Robalo, Pedro, 2021. "Debarment and collusion in procurement auctions," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 129(C), pages 114-143.
    5. Weinschenk, Philipp, 2019. "Contract Design with Socially-Attentive Preferences," VfS Annual Conference 2019 (Leipzig): 30 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall - Democracy and Market Economy 203546, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
    6. Friehe, Tim & Pham, Cat Lam, 2020. "Products liability when consumers are salient thinkers," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 186(C).
    7. Roy, Sunanda & Singh, Rajesh & Weninger, Quinn, 2021. "Entry under placement uncertainty," ISU General Staff Papers 202102240800001096, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
    8. Victor J. Tremblay & Mo Xiao, 2020. "Introduction: Firms with Behavioral Biases," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 56(2), pages 199-202, March.

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