Richard Thaler, laureate in economics, receives his Nobel in Stockholm in December.
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After two Nobel prize wins for behavioral economists, the burgeoning field has demonstrated its importance in shaping effective economic and government policy.
Governments gently cajoling people towards better life choices is only one side of the nudge theory.
A product’s calorie label is a common form of nudging behavior.
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Government initiatives to prod people to make better decisions got a lot of attention after Richard Thaler won a Nobel in economics for his working on nudging.
As a founder of behavioral economics, Thaler has helped change the way economists look at the world.
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Richard Thaler won the 2017 Nobel Prize in economics for his groundbreaking work incorporating how humans actually behave into economic thinking.
Stephen Hawking thinks we need to leave the planet. Do we?
‘Nudge’ theory - a form of behavioural economics - encourages rather than coerces.
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Earlier this week an impressive cast of academics, policy experts and business leaders gathered in Sydney at the inaugural Behavioural Exchange meeting to talk about “nudges”. Made famous by Richard Thaler…