The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance

Research on behavioral economics has established the importance of factors such as reference dependent preferences, hyperbolic discounting, and the value placed on non-financial rewards. To date, these insights have had little impact on the way the educational system operates. Through a series of fi...

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Main Author: Neckermann, Susanne
Sadoff, Sally
List, John A
Levitt, Steven D
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: National Bureau of Economic Research 01.06.2012
Data of publication: 20120601
Series: NBER Working Paper Series
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: NBER Working Papers
NBER Technical Working Papers Archive
National Bureau of Economic Research Publications
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