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Phishing for Phools

The Economics of Manipulation and Deception

George Akerlof and Robert Shiller

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In Phishing for Phools, George Akerlof and Robert Shiller explain the economics of fraud by incorporating fraudulent and unfair transactions into free-market economic models. Conventional economic models that presuppose a free market often assume that customers make decisions based on their long-term interests...

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PREVIEW

In Phishing for Phools, George Akerlof and Robert Shiller explain the economics of fraud by incorporating fraudulent and unfair transactions into free-market economic models. Conventional economic models that presuppose a free market often assume that customers make decisions based on their long-term interests...