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

Nice user experience concept for a museum … but does this model really influence behavior?

US insurance industry disruption with AI and behavioral science

Keeping behavioral science on the straight and narrow

What if sociologists had as much influence as economists?

How the new Healthcare Act under Trump’s administration is failing on behavioral objectives

Why do business people prefer to follow their gut instinct rather than evidence from research?

How our mobiles could make us rich

Nudging people on the escalator

Peer feedback and behavioral changes in economics

Being choosy when choosing behaviors

The hidden costs of nudging

The new science of designing for humans

The business of nudging

Mental accounting in retirement

Applying behavioral economics in branding: Domino’s Pizza

Mental health and behavioral economics

Towards a behavioral macroeconomics

A new challenge for behavioral economics

Mind your heart: Irrationally giving

Incidental emotions and risk-taking: An experimental analysis



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%