Dan Ariely on Irrationality and What to Do with It

Stolz, Richard F.
September 2010
Journal of Financial Planning;Sep2010, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p18
Academic Journal
An interview with Dan Ariely, Behavioral Economics professor at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, is presented. Ariely provides an overview of how he started exploring irrational behavior, which is a disorder of the mind in which a person believes in imaginary events which are not true. He also offers practical ideas on how financial planners can effectively help their clients in managing money and their irrational behaviors such as jealousy.


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