„Austrian“ Law and Economics: Behavioral Economics and Paternalistic Law
Lecturer: Prof. Mario J. Rizzo, PhD (New York University)
Date: May 22, 2012 – May 23, 2012 (University of Leipzig)
Venue: University of Leipzig, Grimmaische Straße 12, Room: I 411
Registration: email@example.com (Deadline: May 15, 2012)
11:00-12:30 New Paternalism
01:30-03:00 Welfare Economics in the Light of Behavioralism
 Ian Steedman, „On Some Concepts of Rationality in Economics“ in Peter E. Earl and Stephen F. Frowen (eds), Economics as an Art of Thought: Essays in Memory of G.L.S.Shackle (Routledge, 2000), 101-123.
 Gerd Gigerenzer, „How to Make Cognitive Illusions Disappear,“ in Adaptive Thinking: Rationality in the Real World (Oxford, 2000), 241-266.
 Daniel Read, Which Side are You On? The Ethics of Self-Command, Journal of Economic Psychology, vol. 27 (2006), 681-693.
 Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein, „Libertarian Paternalism,“ American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, vol 91, May, 2003, 175-179.
 Mario J. Rizzo and D. Glen Whitman, „The Knowledge Problem of New Paternalism,“ Brigham Young University Law Review, 2009, 905-968 (Read 905-931).
Welfare Economics in the Light of Behavioralism
 Till Grüne-Yanoff, „Welfare Notions for Soft Paternalism,“ Max Planck Institute of Economics, Evolutionary Economics Group, Jena, Paper #0917 (2009).
 Brad Taylor, „Reasonable Homunculi Can Disagree: The Impossibility of Welfare Economics,“ Department of Economics, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand (2010).
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