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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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