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Daniel Kahneman

Israeli-American psychologist

Daniel Kahneman (; Hebrew: דניאל כהנמן‎; born March 5, 1934) is an Israeli-American psychologist and economist notable for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making, as well as behavioral economics, for which he was awarded the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (shared with Vernon L. Smith). His empirical findings challenge the assumption of human rationality prevailing in modern economic theory. With Amos Tversky and others, Kahneman established a cognitive basis for common human errors that arise from heuristics and biases (Kahneman & Tversky, 1973; Kahneman, Slovic & Tversky, 1982; Tversky & Kahneman, 1974), and developed prospect theory (Kahneman & Tversky, 1979). In 2011, he was named by Foreign Policy magazine to its list of top global thinkers. In the same year, his book Thinking, Fast and Slow, which summarizes much of his research, was published and became a best seller.He is professor emeritus of psychology and public affairs at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School. Kahneman is a founding partner of TGG Group, a business and philanthropy consulting company. He was married to Royal Society Fellow Anne Treisman, who died on February 9, 2018.In 2015, The Economist listed him as the seventh most influential economist in the world.
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Anomalies: The Endowment Effect, Loss Aversion, and Status Quo Bias ( 1991 )

scientific article (publication date: February 1991)

author: Richard Thaler, Daniel Kahneman Jack L Knetsch

A perspective on judgment and choice: mapping bounded rationality ( 2003 )

scientific article (publication date: September 2003)

author: Daniel Kahneman

On the psychology of prediction. ( 1973 )

scientific article (publication date: 1973)

author: Daniel Kahneman Amos Tversky

Availability: A heuristic for judging frequency and probability ( 1973 )

scientific article (publication date: September 1973)

author: Daniel Kahneman Amos Tversky

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