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Behavioural economics: did Kahneman and Tversky change the world?

Not as much as Michael Lewis thinks

By John Kay   February 2017

The fathers of behavioural economics: Amos Tversky, left, who died in 1996 and Daniel Kahneman, who won a Nobel Prize in 2002 ©

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