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 40,000 members.

Recent Discussions

The cost of entitlement
Conformity as a barrier to innovation
Redesigning airport departure boards
Dunning-Kruger effect
How people decide what they want to know
Singing’ road nudge
How consumers understand brands and their values
Behavioral economist, behave yourself
Food textures and perceptions of healthiness
Countering employers’ unconscious anchoring biases

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%