Accounting for Tastes

ISBN-10: 0674543572
ISBN-13: 9780674543577
Edition: 1996
Authors: Gary S. Becker
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Description: Economists generally accept as given the old adage that there's no accounting for taste. Nobel Laureate Gary Becker disagrees, and in this collection confronts the problem of preferences and values.

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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 3/30/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 278
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Economists generally accept as given the old adage that there's no accounting for taste. Nobel Laureate Gary Becker disagrees, and in this collection confronts the problem of preferences and values.

Gary S. Becker (1930-2014) was University Professor at the University of Chicago with a joint appointment in both the economics and sociology departments. He was the author of many books, including Human Capital: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis and The Economics of Discrimination. He collaborated with Richard Posner on the Becker-Posner Blog, which formed the basis for their book Uncommon Sense: Economic Insights, from Marriage to Terrorism. Becker was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1992 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007.

Personal Capital
Preferences and Values
De Gustibus Non Est Disputandum
A Theory of Rational Addiction
Rational Addiction and the Effect of Price on Consumption
An Empirical Analysis of Cigarette Addiction
Habits, Addictions, and Traditions
Social Capital
The Economic Way of Looking at Life
A Theory of Social Interactions
A Note on Restaurant Pricing and Other Examples of Social Influences on Price
A Simple Theory of Advertising as a Good or Bad
Norms and the Formation of Preferences
Spouses and Beggars: Love and Sympathy
Acknowledgments
References
Index

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