Definition of behavioral economist in US English:

behavioral economist

noun

  • See behavioral economics

    • ‘Thaler comes from the ranks of "behavioral economists," a group whose influence has grown significantly in the last few years.’
    • ‘Behavioural economists believe in "the endowment effect", a tendency for people to overvalue the status quo.’
    • ‘His view was based on limited information, but much recent work by behavioural economists, games theorists, and evolutionary psychologists bear him out.’
    • ‘Behavioural economists have shown that we sometimes procrastinate.’
    • ‘Even the behavioral economists just advocate more realistic models of human decision-making.’