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Identity economics : how our identities shape our work, wages, and well-being / George A. Akerlof and Rachel E. Kranton
Nonfiction Nonfiction | Princeton University Press | c2010
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Adult Nonfiction 306.3 A DUE 06-12-15

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Imprint
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2010.
Descript
vi, 185 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-171) and index.
Summary
This work bridges a critical gap in the social sciences. It brings identity and norms to economics. People's notions of what is proper, and what is forbidden, and for whom, are fundamental to how hard they work, and how they learn, spend, and save.
Contents
Introduction -- Identity economics -- Identity and norms in utility -- Where we fit into today's economics -- Identity and the economics of organizations -- Identity and the economics of education -- Gender and work -- Race and minority poverty -- Identity economics and economic methodology -- Conclusion, and five ways identity changes economics.
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ISBN
9780691146485
0691146489
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