Viewing entries posted in September 2013

  • In the news: September 2013

    Posted by Behavioural Insights Unit on Thursday September 26th, 2013

    With more than 400,000 students dropping out of university each year in the US, some colleges and companies have begun incorporating nudges in order to encourage students to stay on track with their studies and succeed at university.

  • Your Behavioural Insights Community of Practice

    Posted by Behavioural Insights Unit on Tuesday September 24th, 2013

    We Want to Hear from You!

  • White House sets up ‘nudge unit’

    Posted by Behavioural Insights Unit on Monday September 2nd, 2013

    We are excited to hear that the White House is setting up a Social and Behavioral Science Team, headed by Maya Shankar, that will use lessons from psychology and behavioural economics in the design of public policy.

  • My nudge tour of Australia - Professor Peter John

    Posted by Behavioural Insights Unit on Monday September 2nd, 2013

    From 16 July to 16 August, I was a visitor at the School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian National University. I am working with Professor Keith Dowding on a project on the policy agenda of the Australian government (as well as matters nudge, I work on public policy).