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, and now has more than 39,000 members.

Recent Discussions

Ethical decision making
The scientific secrets of perfect timing
Call for papers on “Experiments in Organizational Theory”
We use less information than we think to make decisions
The fundamental reasons economic models fail
Which habits stimulate green behavior?
Why behavioral economics is cool, and I’m not
The real reason why Costco gives out free samples
Fighting anchoring bias

Membership Composition


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


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