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Human Nature, the Environment, and Behaviour: Explaining the scope and geographical scale of financial decision-making.

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This paper explores two inter-related themes. One addresses fundamental questions of human nature, arguing that conventional theories of behaviour lack a credible appreciation of the interaction between cognition and context (or what is often termed as the 'environment'). The second considers decision-making under risk and uncertainty, focusing upon customary behaviour and the significance or otherwise of conscious deliberation. My argument is intended to be both critical and constructive, ex...

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10.1111/j.1468-0467.2010.00340.x

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Gordon L. Clark More by this author
Journal:
Geografiska Annaler. Series B, Human Geography
Volume:
92
Issue:
2
Publication date:
2010
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uuid:827de4bc-cdf6-4ba9-8d04-53d10e9ab21b
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oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14856
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English

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