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Behavioural insights and public policy, lessons from around the world, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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Behavioural insights and public policy, lessons from around the world, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Language
eng
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Behavioural insights and public policy
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Responsibility statement
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Sub title
lessons from around the world
Summary
"'Behavioural insights', or insights derived from the behavioural and social sciences, including decision making, psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, organisational and group behaviour, are being applied by governments with the aim of making public policies work better. As their use has become more widespread, however, questions are being raised about their effectiveness as well as their philosophical underpinnings. This report discusses the use and reach of behavioural insights, drawing on a comprehensive collection of over 100 applications across the world and policy sectors, including consumer protection, education, energy, environment, finance, health and safety, labour market policies, public service delivery, taxes and telecommunications. It suggests ways to ensure that this experimental approach can be successfully and sustainably used as a public policy tool"--Page 4 of cover
Table Of Contents
Foreword and acknowledgements -- Acronyms and abbreviations -- Executive summary -- Why bother? Context and approach -- What's going on? Insights from the behavioural insight case studies -- Where to go next? Shaping a policy and research agenda -- Behavioural insights case studies: Consumer protection -- Behavioural insights case studies: Education -- Behavioural insights case studies: Energy -- Behavioural insights case studies: Environment -- Behavioural insights case studies: Financial products -- Behavioural insights case studies: Health and safety -- Behavioural insights case studies: Labour market -- Behavioural insights case studies: Public service delivery -- Behavioural insights case studies: Tax -- Behavioural insights case studies: Telecommunications -- Additional behavioural insights case studies -- Glossary
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