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Becoming a Behaviorialist: A Conversation with Richard Thaler

Leading behavioral economist Richard Thaler, the Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics, talks about how he found his way into this then-nonexistent field and how he came to study irrational economic behavior at UChicago, the home of efficient markets and rational expectations.

This video is part of our Economics Amplified podcast series, which can be found on iTunes and MindOnline.