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

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

Do you live in a bubble? 5 lessons from the 2016 presidential election

Real world examples of behavioral economics being put to work in business

Adoption of behavioral economics in marketing

What is nonlinear intuition?

Cass Sunstein’s new book and the ethics of nudges

Hyperbolic discounting and fast food frequency

More slacking, less tracking: How scarcity affects the working poor

Does Alpha require a grand unified theory of economics?

Behavioral guide to increasing health outcomes for companies

Keeping behavioral economics in policy after the Obama presidency

This new economic model takes into account the fact you’re irrational

Based on Behavioral Science ONLY, why will Trump win?

Towards a ‘low sugar’ lifestyle

The hardest trade-offs

Behavioral economics in public policy: The reverse

Big ideas in social science: An interview with Robert J. Shiller on behavioral economics

Application of behavioral economics in policy framework

Debiasing: Personalized feedback and application through practice



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%