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Rational Behaviour and the Design of Institutions

Concepts, Theories and Models

by Hannu Nurmi

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Published by Edward Elgar Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitution: government & the state,
  • Game theory,
  • Organizational theory & behaviour,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Philosophy,
  • Political Science (Specific Aspects),
  • Rational choice theory,
  • General,
  • Political,
  • Decision making,
  • Political Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8620816M
    ISBN 101858988047
    ISBN 109781858988047

    Behavioural Economics tries to mix insights from Psychology with Economics, and looks at problems through the eye of a “Human”, rather than an “Econ”. It uses insights from psychology to explain why people make apparently irrational decisions such as why people eat too much, take too little exercise, or do not save enough for retirement. rational behavior: A key assumption used to explain the choices that people make with regards to achieving satisfaction. The theory assumes that people would rather be better off than worse off or have more than less. For example, a person is more likely to buy an item at a lower price than a high one or buy items on sale if they believe it is.

    Show Less Beyond Conventional Economics The Limits of Rational Behaviour in Political Decision Making Edited by Giuseppe Eusepi and Alan P. Hamlin. Rationality, rational action, irrationality, principle of charity Introduction Irrationality is often invoked when we are unable to understand a form of human behaviour. This misunderstanding can be said to be total, meaning that a particular.

    H. Altrichter, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Main Elements. Traditional organizational theories of different origins seem to converge in describing organizations as goal oriented and rationally planned, characterized by stable objective structures, a high degree of integration, and a common purpose of its members. Although we cannot pretend to always be rational in our food choices, we cannot reduce all of our decisions to irrational instincts either. Yesterday’s Nobel Prize in Economics, awarded to professor Richard Thaler from the University of Chicago for his works on behavioral economics, highlights the complexities that underlie our preferences and how we act on them.


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Rational Behaviour and the Design of Institutions by Hannu Nurmi Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book offers a comprehensive evaluation of the tools which can be used for a more rational and formal approach to institutional design. The structures of the world’s national and international, political and economic institutions have largely resulted from intuitive and ad-hoc organization with reforms taking place on a costly trial-and Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Models as tools for understanding politics --Rational Decisions --Utility maximization under certainty --Utility maximization under risk --Rational behaviour under uncertainty --Intuitive principles of rationality --The Allais paradox --Ellsberg's paradox --Prospect theory.

Get this from a library. Rational behaviour and the design of institutions: concepts, theories and models. [Hannu Nurmi]. Rational Choice Institutionalism (RCI) is a theoretical approach to the study of institutions arguing that actors use institutions to maximize their utility.

However, actors face rule-based constraints provided by the institutional environment which influence their behaviour. The Rational Design Project is a very interesting research programme: the authors try to find and empirically test certain causes of different regime types. They succeed somewhat moderately in this, after analysing several case-studies, which comprise the bulk of the book.4/4(1).

Rational Behaviour: This is a part of decision making practice wherein an individual/company exercises sensible choice making, which provides him with the optimum amount of benefit. Description: Rational behaviour facilitates decision making that may not always give the best possible returns materially.

It strives to achieve benefits that are. The Rational Design of International Institutions Institutions may require or prohibit certain behavior or simply permit it.

The arrangements themselves may be entirely new, or they may build on less formal arrangements that have evolved over time and are then codified and changed by negotiation.

The Vienna Law on Treaties is a good. This study addressed institutional design theory in terms of how the institutions are essentially organized in different ways. Koremenos et al.'s [53] theory of 'rational institutional design. This is the first book devoted to group therapy applications of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT).

REBT is an active-directive, psychoeducational approach to psychotherapy and as such it is very well suited to being practised with groups. This book shows the range of these applications from regular group therapy to specialised group interventions such as nine hour intensives and Albert.

Rational behavior is the cornerstone of rational choice theory, a theory of economics that assumes that individuals always make decisions that provide them with the highest amount of.

international organizations, understood as entities, from international institutions, under-stood as rules. The second section sketches three general clusters of theorizing and charac-terizes how each views the questions of organ-izational and institutional creation, decisions about membership and design, change and.

Analyzing Politics makes the fundamentals of rational-choice theory accessible to undergraduates in clear, nontechnical language. Through case studies, illustrations, and examples, the author provides students with the means to analyse a wide variety of situations.

The Second Edition has been thoroughly revised to include updated cases and examples, new problem sets and discussion questions 1/5(1). Rational Choice, Game Theory and Institutional Design: An Analysis of the Nested Game Model The Nested Games Framework: Overview of the Principle Argument.

Modeling Strategic Interaction Rationality as a Subset of Human Behaviour Transplanting context into game theory Institutions and Institutional Change. TheRationalDesignofInternational Institutions BarbaraKoremenos,CharlesLipson, andDuncanSnidal.

Theories of Institutional Design, published in association with the Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, is multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary, both in the institutions on which it focuses, and in the methodologies used to study them.

Released Book Review Review of: Nurmi, Hannu (), Rational Behaviour and the design of institutionsAuthor: Matthias Sutter. Beyond Conventional Economics presents new original work from leading scholars on the interface between the individual and political and social institutions. The book offers a critique of the inadequacies of the conventional economic approach to politics and a state-of-the-art view of new paradigms challenging the dominant economic notion of Cited by: 7.

The book offers a comprehensive evaluation of the tools which can be used for rational and formal approach institutional design. As new institutions - political, economic and social - and, indeed, new national governments are being formed all the time, there is a considerable need for formal models that can facilitate their design.

The rational design of international institutions has been a prominent research agenda in the field of international relations. The chapter builds on this tradition by exploring how Author: Hylke Dijkstra.

Rational behavior essentially means that people prefer more to less. The presumption of rational behavior underlies most economic analysis, especially that applied to consumer demand theory.

Rational behavior is a key assumption used in the study of economics and the choices that people make in pursuit of satisfaction. It builds on the basic.

Yoshimichi Sato,‘Rational choice theory’,DOI: / 1 Overview of theoretical approaches The purpose of rational choice theory is to explain social phenomena by assuming rational choice at the actor’s level (Coleman, ; Hechter and Kanazawa, ). It has been argued that rational choice theory.Rational choice theory is an economic principle that states that individuals always make prudent and logical decisions.

These decisions provide people with the greatest benefit or satisfaction.Rational decision making, along with the thinking process that it involves, is a subject that has been vastly researched, both theoretically and empirically, and many different opinions have been, therefore, stated, since decision making is perhaps the most crucial part of human behaviour.