Just a few weeks after Richard Thaler won the Nobel Prize in economics for his work in behavioural economics—popularised through his best-selling book Nudge— the Hertie School of Governance had the pleasure of hosting Daniel… [Read more]
Development Economics and Nudging – 5 Questions to Dr. Robert Lepenies
Though initially popularised by field experiments on improving health and well-being, nudging has undeniably become a prominent tool across a wide array of policy areas, including development. Hertie visiting professor Robert Lepenies discusses the practical… [Read more]
Behavioural Insights – the Road to ‘Better’ Policies?
Michael Hallsworth recently visited the Hertie School to talk about the work of the Behavioural Insights Team in London – one of the few organizations worldwide that apply behavioural science research to policy-making. One of… [Read more]