Behavioral economics

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

Video playlists about Behavioral economics

Our brains: predictably irrational

14 talks • 3h 46m
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.

The economy of trust

7 talks • 1h 47m
An insightful look at the sharing economy (Uber, Airbnb and TaskRabbit, among others) and why trust has become a force in today’s market.

What makes you happy?

14 talks • 3h 33m
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.

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...