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]

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…… Continue reading Should the Government Make Us Happy?

The Government is developing its own iTunes

It’s becoming more and more apparent, Government everywhere is about to start seeing an iTunes effect… It’s going to be the digital revolution for government next First out, the music industry had the start of its digital revolution with disruptive technologies and we’re starting to see the tail end of now with HMV closing down. Then…… Continue reading The Government is developing its own iTunes