Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

Religion, Heuristics, and Intergenerational Risk Management

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Abstract

Religions come with risk-​managing interdicts and heuristics, and they carry such interdicts and heuristics across generations. We remark on such facets of religion in relation to a propensity among some decision scientists and others to regard practices that they cannot understand as being irrational, biased, and so on.

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Pages
219-226
Published
JEL classification
A12, A13, L26, Z12, Z13
Keywords
Risk management, religion, rationality
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