Tag Archives: Participation

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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Crowdsourcing policy: First, create a crowd

Tweet If there was one sound bite that stood out for me at the last Translation Layer event, it was Steph Gray’s ‘policy is written by those who show up’. If that’s the case (and it’s hard to argue against … Continue reading

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No 4: See Change – opening policy research to the public

Tweet Although Government claims to want our participation and wants us to appreciate its policies, it hides the evidence on which it bases its policies in fat documents and reports that are hard to read and only available free at … Continue reading

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