Americans are losing their homes to foreclosure in record numbers. There is no agreement as to whether an end is in sight. Federal and State legislators, executives, and judges address the foreclosure crisis daily, with new legislation, policies, directives, and in individual and class litigation, as they attempt to balance the multiple interests at stake, apply rules of law [...]
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At least one of those who predicted the financial meltdown reportedly did so with the help of behavioral economics. David Ignatious of the Washington Post reports that Nouriel Roubini
“. . . decided to discard the assumption of market rationality that underlies most economics and to embrace the psychological insights of what’s known as ‘behavioral economics.’ [...]
The field of behavioral economics has been given relatively scant attention in the vast coverage of the global financial crisis. There’s a news item here and there, an occasional informative blog thread on some psychological aspects of financial decision-making, but there hasn’t been much about such things as how technology might help an ordinary person make [...]
The Miranda warning – popularized over the years on television programs as the “right to remain silent” when arrested – is under scrutiny by lawyers and social scientists. In an article entitled “Miranda Rights . . . and Wrongs: Myths, Methods, and Model Solutions,” Criminal Justice, Vol. 23, Number 2 (ABA: Summer 2008), Richard Rogers, [...]
Everyone is the same, yet every one is unique. Everyone enters and leaves this world, yet every one lives a unique life and time, and makes choices concerning family, work, spirituality, property, and many other things.
Maturity presents choices not present in younger days - choices about how and where to live, who will provide basic [...]