The Behavioral Economics Group is the LinkedIn network associated with The group connects academia, business and the public sector by bringing together people with a shared interest in behavioral science, particularly the influence of cognitive, emotional and social factors on decision making.
The BE Group was established in May, 2008. Its member count passed the 30,000 mark in October, 2016.






Recent Discussions

Why behavioral science is key to organizational transformation

Using BE to improve honesty on insurance applications

When behavioral economics clashes with traditional economics

The diversity trade-off

How a little nudge can lead to better decisions

The overjustification effect: How rewards can destroy intrinsic motivations

Three must-know discoveries of behavioral economics in 2016

Is economics passé? What do you think?

Equilibrium considering nudges?

Terrorism, immigration and rationality

Behavioral economics meets patient engagement

Is giving gifts a rational thing to do?

Trust, the sharing economy and behavioral economics

Scarcity and psychology

Five incredibly powerful monetization patterns using behavioral economics in UX design

Bias among choice architects: On psychology and regulation

Beating decision bias

How two trailblazing psychologists turned the world of decision science upside down

Toothpaste: The ideal (behavioral) feedback mechanism

Behavioral economics meets insurance

Economists who changed the world

Study shows that refs can be subconsciously biased in their calls

Overjustification effect and online gaming

Why do people make bad decisions? ‘Information avoidance’ can explain

Five myths of strategic decision making

How “Schadenfreude” can explain Trump and Brexit

Increasing confidence: What power posing can tell us about research for financial regulation

The way you think about willpower is hurting you

To nudge, or adjudge? That’s the enviro-policy question

The mother of all biases

Bringing behavioral science to the White House

Is it ethical to take advantage of people’s inherent biases?

The application of behavioral economics in online gaming

On Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky

Reward good effort, not outcome

Behavioral economics and the electorate

Blindsided by Trump’s victory? Behavioral science explains

Using behavioral science to address prediabetes



Membership Composition (LinkedIn Stats)



Financial Services: 11%
Research: 10%
Marketing and Advertising: 9%
Management Consulting: 7%
Higher Education: 7%
Market Research: 3%


Research: 17%
Education: 7%
Consulting: 6%
Sales: 6%
Finance: 4%
Business Development: 4%


London, UK: 10%
Greater New York: 5%
San Francisco Bay Area: 3%
Washington D.C.: 2%
Greater Chicago: 2%
Greater Boston: 2%


Senior: 30%
Entry: 16%
Manager: 13%
Director: 9%
Owner: 6%
VP: 4%