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

Plato the original behavioral economist

The endowment effect guide: From behavioral economics theory to business practice

Why do most attempts at behavioral change fail?

Social norms against binge drinking

What if behavioral science had been used to redesign the American Healthcare Act?

Rogue and overconfident

Doctors should be paid by salary, not fee-for-service, argue behavioral economists

Why designing for habits may be harmful and the underused alternative to try

Action choreography part 2: How we got the world’s largest aircraft to take off on time

Power of the social norm

Decoy effect: The complete practical guide to the psychological pricing strategy

Predictably irrational criticism

Nudges for a healthier lifestyle

How to cope with the backfire effect

The ethics of influencing human behavior

Call for book authors: Perspectives on Behavioral Economics and the Economics of Behavior

A blog on the case for virtual reality and behavioral economics

Too much commitment is bad news

The reason why you should know the term action choreography

How to use behavioral economics and neuroscience to improve digital marketing

Behavioral economics at the World Bank

Conspiracy theories and the narrative fallacy

The dark side of nudging?


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%