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For anyone who has ever asked themselves "why is politics still done like this?"
- adamsmith89 on No 2: The politics of buying stuff
- كن مع الله ولا تبالى on Political innovations – how to draft an introductory essay
- Ary gejuz on Political innovations – how to draft an introductory essay
- Update: Audio file of Warren Hatter’s talk is now online 6 December 2012
- What we’ve done so far in 2012 2 October 2012
- Policymaking in the Cloud: Doing Things Differently
- No 8: The broadening inkblot: Self-improvement for people who read newspapers (and blogs…)
- No 7: Breaking the monopolies that control the way schools are designed
- No 6: Citizen-control of personal information
- No 5: Government information? Get the public to provide it!
- No 4: See Change – opening policy research to the public
- No 3: Assertion-flagging: for less partisan, prejudiced blogging
- No 2: The politics of buying stuff
- No 1: Towards Interactive Government
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Tag Archives: Nudge
Can the use of behavioural insights ever really be mainstream in public policy?
Tweet Update: 28/11/2012: The audio from Warren’s talk can now be heard here. Lord Krebs, incoming President of the British Science Association was reported last week as criticising government use of ‘nudges’. Yet this amounts to a reservation that they … Continue reading
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What politicians need to know about social public information pt1: Breaking the monopoly
Tweet A few summers ago, David Cameron allegedly sent Tory MPs on holiday with a copy of Thaler & Sunstein’s behavioural economics bestseller Nudge – a standard-bearer for a wider canon of literature all about how small tweaks in the … Continue reading
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