Monday, June 29, 2015

June 28th Links

1. My post on Which? blog on the debate on nudging financial behaviour.

2. Positive affect as coercive strategy: conditionality, activation & the role of psychology in UK government workfare - interesting critique outlining the potential for well-being and mental health research in job activation contexts to lead to coercive policies.

3. July 24th launch of the pilot study of the Scottish Longitudinal Aging Study to be held in Edinburgh.

4. Eldar Shafir "How Behavioral Science Can Improve Financial Technology Innovations".

5. Laibson and List on how to integrate behavioural economics into standard undergraduate economics courses.

6. Ted O'Donoghue "Teaching a Behavioral Economics Elective: Highlighting the Science of Economics".

7. Pre-release of Dilip Sloman's book "The Last Mile: Creating Social and Economic Value from Behavioral Insights"

8. Sunstein "Nudges Do Not Undermine Human Agency".

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