- Dominik H. Enste / Johanna Kary ·
- IW-Analyse Nr. 141 ·
- 21 January 2021
The Seven Deadly Sins: Interpretations and recommendations from behavioural economics
Envy, gluttony, greed, lust, pride, sloth and wrath – the so-called seven deadly sins are widely known and even more widely committed. The terms describe seven motives and behavioural patterns which, despite being branded as vices, actually steer many people’s conduct in their daily lives.