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Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception

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Ever since Adam Smith, the central teaching of economics has been that free markets provide us with material well-being, as if by an invisible hand. In Phishing for Phools, Nobel Prize-winning economists George Akerlof and Robert Shiller deliver a fundamental challenge to this insight, arguing that markets harm as well as help us. As long as there is profit to be made, sellers will systematically exploit our psychological weaknesses and our ignorance through manipulation and deception. Rather than being essentially benign ...

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Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception
2016, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691173023

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Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception
2016, Tian Xia Wen Hua

ISBN-13: 9789864790289

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Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception
2015, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691168319

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