Nudge

Autofill a decision that is slightly good. So you are “nudging” them to a good choice. There, we’ve read it. Jobs in Whitehall await. [http://www.hive.co.uk/book/nudge-improving-decisions-about-health-wealth-and-happiness/5744112/?gclid=CKvZie2wn70CFQkUwwod_IcA5g]

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Should the Government Make Us Happy?

Friday Thinker (from the OU Facebook page) Should the Government Make Us Happy?  All the social sciences potentially have a contribution to make but economists know that:· People have their own levels of happiness· Material deprivation makes people unhappy· Happiness depends on freedom from coercion and perhaps even equality of opportunity and respect· Markets don’t ALWAYS […]

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