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Volume 7, Issue 4


Comment on George Akerlof and Rachel Kranton: Contexts of Identity Formation

Nancy Ettlinger
Published Online: 2010-10-11 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1553-3832.1794

George Akerlof and Rachel Kranton recently argued that economists and policymakers have missed the social codes that form people’s identities and guide their actions. Identity economics is sorely needed, but it must also account for context, which helps explain variation in behavior, according to Nancy Ettlinger of Ohio State University.

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Published Online: 2010-10-11

Citation Information: The Economists' Voice, Volume 7, Issue 4, ISSN (Online) 1553-3832, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1553-3832.1794.

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