An (accidental) behavioural economist takes a break

Taking some time off work changes one’s focus and perspective, but some thought processes just keep on running. If observing and seeking to understand human behaviour is your stock in trade, a holiday can be a rich seam of interesting and intriguing sightings. Here this spring’s collection. Our destination was Cornwall this time, a stone’s throw from the southwestern extremity of mainland UK, Land’s End. That is a long drive from the Midlands where we live, and we were hoping to leave quite early so we would get there in good time to unload the car and get our provisions without needing to hurry. ….[READ]