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irrationality of rationalized program development.

Roger I. Simon

irrationality of rationalized program development.

by Roger I. Simon

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Published by Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational planning -- Ontario.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesAlternative Learning Environments paper -- no. 3
    ContributionsLevin, Malcolm., Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Alternative Learning Environments Project.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 leaves.
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21216745M

      Sorkin, a reporter and business columnist for The New York Times, has written what his publisher calls “a true-life financial and political thriller”: pages of dramatic scene play and. From drinking coffee to losing weight, from buying a car to choosing a romantic partner, we consistently overpay, underestimate, and procrastinate. Yet these misguided behaviors are neither random nor senseless. They’re systematic and predictable—making us predictably irrational.

    The book received a mixed-to-positive review from Loren Lomasky in Public Choice, co-inventor of the theory of "expressive voting" that was a close competitor to Caplan's theory of rational irrationality. Stuart Farrand wrote a critique of Caplan's book for Libertarian Papers. Gene Callahan reviewed the book for The Independent : Bryan Caplan. Title: RATIONAL IRRATIONALITY. Created Date: 8/16/ AM.

    Irrationality is cognition without includes any thought, writing, speaking or actions that a person does without adequate reasoning behind them. It is often associated with lack of knowledge, awareness or lesser often mental illness, as the ability to think in a rational manner is part of the definition of having a sound mind, and also observed in people who are placed in. Caplan's (a, b) model of rational irrationality treats irrationality (in the sense of deviation from rational expectations) as a standard good: agents make a rational trade- off between wealth and irrationality. 2 The model has three critical assumptions.


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