Identity economics

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Why have the relative rates of women smoking grown so much in the last 100 years? How can the U.S. military do so well with a relatively flat pay scale? Standard economics hasn't a clue, but according to Berkeley economist George Akerlof and Duke economist Rachel Kranton, the answers lie in a new field called identity economics. © Berkeley Electronic Press / Project Syndicate.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Akerlof, GA; Kranton, R

Published Date

  • January 1, 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 / 2

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1553-3832

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1553-3832

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2202/1553-3832.1762

Citation Source

  • Scopus