This is an international peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of classical and neo-classical economics, public choice, collective decision-making, game theory, experimental economics, law and economics, and the philosophical aspects of economics. Its focus is on the interrelationship of issues and results of behavioral and institutional economics. Coverage extends to a broad range of topics, from the influence of desire on rational action to ethical justifications for the public job guarantee; from economic security in the 21st century to analyses of arts attendance by educational level and of cultural tourism. Annual special issues focus on a specific theme. Recent volumes have included special issues on desire; basic income; the economics of scandal; religion, markets and society and more.

  • Studies the theoretical and behavioral concept of homo oeconomicus and its application in economics, philosophy, political science, and sociology
  • Advances the understanding of public choice, collective decision-making, and experimental economics
  • Investigates the interrelationship of behavioral and institutional political economy

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  • Marlies Ahlert,
  • Manfred J. Holler,
  • Hartmut Kliemt
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