Behavioral economics

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of behavioral economics.

Video playlists about Behavioral economics

What makes you happy?

13 talks • 3h 20m
Everyone wants to be happy. But how, exactly, does one go about it? Here, psychologists, journalists, Buddhist monks and more gives answers that may surprise.

Our brains: predictably irrational

12 talks • 3h 19m
The 3 pounds of jelly in our skulls allow us to reflect on our own consciousness -- and to make counterintuitive, irrational decisions. These talks explore why.

Talks about Behavioral economics

Exclusive articles about Behavioral economics

What motivates us at work? More than money

“When we think about how people work, the naïve intuition we have is that people are like rats in a maze,” says behavioral economist Dan Ariely (TED Talk: What makes us feel goo...