Socioeconomics for the 21st Century


Torben Larsen , Col Prof Dr. J Satpathy ,

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A review-based neuroeconomic model of decision-making (NeM) identifies general risk-willingness as a parameter of economic behavior with crucial implications to more domains of Socioeconomics:
1. NeM orders the Big5 personalities into a simplified model for sensitivity training of managers. NeM elaborates on the Pilot-in-the-plane model of entrepreneurship, too.
2. Neuroeconomic trials show man is neither egoist or altruist but a hybrid with a cultural potential for development of democracy beyond classical fighting of wings towards collaboration across-the- center on issues of common interest (strong economic-political reciprocity). Such strong reciprocity is required towards global threats such as 1) CO2 Tariff towards global warming and 2) Universal Basic Income (UBI) for redistribution. A primary target group for promotion of such strong reciprocity is found in social liberal political movements as confirmed by a Field Study of Danish social liberals.
3. NeM explains too meditative in-depth-relaxation as effective towards epidemic job-related stress.
Discussion focuses on responses to this approach to Socioeconomics from other social scientists.


Neuroeconomics, Big5, Political Economy, stress-management, UBI, Simple Living.


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