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Nudge : improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness / Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: New York. N.Y. Penguin Books, 2009Edition: Rev. and expanded edDescription: viii, 312 s. ill. 22 cmISBN:
  • 9780143115267
  • 014311526X
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 330.019 23/swe
LOC classification:
  • HB74.P8
Other classification:
  • 159.9
  • Qblbmd
  • Qa:do
  • Doee
Contents:
Biases and blunders -- Resisting temptation -- Following the herd -- When do we need a nudge?. Choice architecture -- Save more tomorrow -- Naive investing -- Credit markets -- Privatizing social security : Smorgasboard style -- Prescription drugs, Part D for daunting -- How to increase organ donations -- Saving the planet -- Improving school choices -- Should patients be forced to buy lottery tickets?. Privatizing marriage -- A dozen nudges -- Objections -- The real third way -- Bonus chapter : twenty more nudges -- Postscript : November 2008.
Summary: "Nudge" is about choicesahow we make them and how we can make better ones. Authors Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein offer a new perspective on preventing the countless mistakes we makea including ill-advised personal investments, consumption of unhealthy foods, neglect of our natural resources, and other bad decisions. Citing decades of cutting-edge behavioral science research, they demonstrate that sensible achoice architectureacan successfully nudge people towards the best decisions without restricting their freedom of choice. S straightforward, informative, and entertaining, this is a must-read for anyone with interest in our individual and collective well-being
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Originalår: 2008

Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-302) and index.

Biases and blunders -- Resisting temptation -- Following the herd -- When do we need a nudge?. Choice architecture -- Save more tomorrow -- Naive investing -- Credit markets -- Privatizing social security : Smorgasboard style -- Prescription drugs, Part D for daunting -- How to increase organ donations -- Saving the planet -- Improving school choices -- Should patients be forced to buy lottery tickets?. Privatizing marriage -- A dozen nudges -- Objections -- The real third way -- Bonus chapter : twenty more nudges -- Postscript : November 2008.

"Nudge" is about choicesahow we make them and how we can make better ones. Authors Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein offer a new perspective on preventing the countless mistakes we makea including ill-advised personal investments, consumption of unhealthy foods, neglect of our natural resources, and other bad decisions. Citing decades of cutting-edge behavioral science research, they demonstrate that sensible achoice architectureacan successfully nudge people towards the best decisions without restricting their freedom of choice. S straightforward, informative, and entertaining, this is a must-read for anyone with interest in our individual and collective well-being

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